Thomas Weston

Thomas Weston

Acclaimed for his mellifluous tone and depth of phrasing, Thomas Weston enjoys an active career as a performer, technician, and academic. Mr. Weston has held positions with orchestras including principal clarinet of the Boston Chamber Symphony, second clarinet/ acting principal of the Boston Civic Symphony, and auxiliary clarinet in the Ocala (Fl) Symphony Orchestra. He has also served as principal clarinet with the New England Repertory Orchestra, Boston Opera Collaborative, Boston Accompanietta, and the Gilbert and Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island as well as second clarinet with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and the Waltham Symphony Orchestra.

An avid chamber musician, Mr. Weston is the co-founder and artistic director of the New England Chamber Players and has also performed with Atrium Winds, Weston Wind quintet (no relation), and various other chamber ensembles throughout the Eastern United States.

In addition to his artistic engagements, Mr. Weston maintains an active academic life, developing equipment for the clarinet, publishing editions of music, and teaching students of all levels. He has presented masterclasses at Boston University’s Tanglewood Institute, Valdosta State University, and other private studios. Mr. Weston holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in clarinet performance from Boston University and he studied clarinet repair with Mark Jacobi in Philadelphia. He has attended Domaine Forget, Hidden Valley Music Festival, and the Buffet-Crampon Summer Clarinet Academy. His teachers include Ronald Reuben, Donald Montanaro, Ethan Sloane, Mark Nuccio, Mitch Estrin, and David Martins. Mr. Weston is a Behn Artist and performs on a Behn EPIC mouthpiece.




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