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Thomas Van Dyck

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Thomas Van Dyck joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra's double bass section in January 2013. An avid chamber musician and recipient of the Maurice Schwarz Prize at Tanglewood and the Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Prize, he has played at the Mostly Mozart Festival, New York City's Town Hall and Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Boston Chamber Music Society, Harvard University's Houghton Library chamber music series, Union College Chamber Music Series, Bay Chamber Concerts in Rockport, Maine, Kingston Chamber Music Festival in Rhode Island, Morrison Chamber Music Series in San Francisco, and the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, among others. A former member of the New World Symphony, he is a frequent guest with the San Francisco Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and the San Diego Symphony. He is a member of the East Coast Chamber Orchestra, which tours nationally under Frank Salomon Management. In addition to enjoying a diverse performing career, he has been taught double bass at the Longy School of Music and been a guest teacher at New England Conservatory, Boston Conservatory, San Francisco Conservatory, and Hartt School of Music.

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