Tom is a professional musician that recently relocated to the Jersey Shore. His primary instrument is saxophone, and he also doubles on flute, clarinet and tuba. After graduating high school in 2001, Tom went on to peruse his Bachelors in Music and his Masters in Music Performance at West Chester University in West Chester PA. His most notable accomplishments while there were playing lead alto in the highest jazz ensemble, serving as student director for the Golden Rams Marching Band in 2005, and serving as a teaching assistant in 2010.
During his undergraduate studies, Tom also was a member of the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps where he played tuba, served as section leader in 2004, and received the Crossmen Distinguished Service Award in 2004. In 2005 Tom he began doing contract work in music for several different production companies. From 2005-2007 he was a musician with Hershey Entertainment and Resorts in Hershey PA, from 2008-2016 he worked for the Emmy Award winning RWS Entertainment Group out of New York, NY, and from 2009-2017 he was a showband musician with Carnival Cruise Lines based out of Miami, FL.
Currently, Tom is a freelance musician in the Tri State area and performs with Legacy as their saxophone player. He is also finishing his Doctoral studies in Jazz Performance with a minor in Classical Saxophone Performance at the University of Illinois in Urbana IL. During his time at Illinois, Tom performed in several jazz combos, played lead alto in both the Concert Jazz Band and the Latin Jazz Ensembles, and also served as a teaching assistant for several years.