Tom graduated from London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1994, and went on to study in Banff, Canada before joining the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra as Principal 2nd Violin. Since returning to London, Tom has been a principal violinist of the London Symphony Orchestra performing regularly in festivals and concerts across the globe. Alongside life in the orchestra, Tom has collaborated with countless musicians, ranging from the Schubert Ensemble to Roger Daltrey and The Who. He has recorded with Nanci Griffith, Elvis Costello and Andrea Bocelli, and formed the Puertas Quartet, who’s debut CD was critics choice in the Strad Magazine. He collaborated with Manu Delago and Living Room in London, and released his own album as a singer/songwriter in 2010. Tom has been a member of the LSO since 1997 and is Co-Principal Second Violin in the Orchestra. He is also a member of the Puertas Quartet, formed in 2009, which was critics choice in this month’s Strad magazine, for its recording of music by Ravel and Tchaikovsky.