Assistant Principal |Viola
Mr. Stevens holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Viola Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Karen Ritscher and members of the American String Quartet. Thomas Stevens, violinist and violist, is a highly versatile musician. He has appeared as a recitalist, chamber musician and orchestral section leader throughout the United States, Europe and the Middle East.
Mr. Stevens is an adjunct professor of Violin/Viola at the University of Richmond and Randolph-Macon College. Previous to this post, he was professor of Viola at Hofstra University and also played in the university’s ensemble in residence, the Hofstra String Quartet. For 11 years, Thomas lived in New York City, performing with such groups as the Sonos Chamber Orchestra, Connecticut Grand Opera, DiCapo Opera, the Larchmont Chamber Players and the New Philharmonic of New Jersey. Currently, Mr. Stevens plays with the Williamsburg Symphonia, the Roanoke Symphony, the Oratorio Society of Virginia and substitutes with the Richmond Symphony. Summers, Tom plays with the Lancaster Festival Orchestra and enjoys chamber music at “Loon Lake Live!”, a concert series in the Northern Adirondacks.