With almost 40 years of teaching experience in piano, organ, vocal coaching, theory, composition and literature, Thomas C. Thompson has also served in various places of worship. He received two Bachelor of Music degrees (Piano Performance and Theory & Composition) from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, as well as a Master of Music degree (Music Performance & Pedagogy) from the University of Houston.
As a performance artist, he concertizes extensively both solo and collaboratively throughout Texas and other venues across the United States, Europe, and Asia. As an adjudicator, Tom has worked in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and many other distinguished venues across the nation and in Asia. His choirs have been featured across the state, as well as in Europe and the United Kingdom. He has been featured on many recordings, both solo and collaborative. Currently, Tom is the Organist & Music Director for St. Mark's Episcopal Church, in Richmond, Texas. He also continues to maintain an active private studio and is a member of the Independent Music Teachers' Association, the Texas Music Teachers' Association, and the Music Teachers' National Association, as well as the American College of Musicians and the National Guild of Piano Teachers. In February of 2008, the Pasadena (Texas) Philharmonic Society bestowed upon him the honor of "Musician of the Year" at their annual fundraiser gala ball.
I get to share my love of music with others and guide them on their musical journeys.
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I carefully assess the student's knowledge and take into consideration the goals and desires the student has set forth in order to custom tailor lesson plans that will be most effective.
I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance, a Bachelor of Music degree in Theory & Composition, and a Master of Music degree in Music Performance & Pedagogy.
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I have always had a deep passion for sharing my love of music with others. I began teaching in 1981.
I have worked with students of all ages and skill levels.
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