Educational Programs and Conferences


Tom is available for school performances, instruction, and speaking engagements in a variety of settings. He delivers a powerful, inspiring, motivational program to students of all ages. His heartfelt interaction with attendees, and intricate precision on multiple instruments, has been described as everything from an uplifting event to a life changing experience.

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Possibilities include:


A unique, energetic performance and positive message designed for students of any age – K through 12, and college level. 1 to 1 and 1/2 hours


Focused on high school and college age students of all artistic disciplines. A variety of instruments, performance techniques and compositional structures are demonstrated, along with motivational ideals and encouragement toward a career in the arts. 2 hours


Capture the essence of your program with motivational speaking combined with a dynamic, high impact performance. Attendees are provided insight and advice for a life in the arts, and encouraged to follow and pursue their true path. Designed for college students and beyond. 2 hours.


Tom instructs and collaborates with music students, using his original music as course material. A combined concert of the students and Tom is presented at the end of each residency. Ensembles can include all, or any combination of Orchestra, Band, Choir and Percussion Ensemble. High school and college. 1 week minimum recommended.


University Master Class:

Keynote Address:

Residency (with college choir):