Thomas Barth | Cello
Cellist Thomas Barth enjoys a varied career as a chamber and orchestral musician throughout New England. He has performed with groups such as the Handel and Haydn Society, The Boston Festival Orchestra, Boston Baroque, A Far Cry, and Palaver Strings. Thomas is passionate about bringing thoughtful musical programming to the widest possible audiences; as a chamber musician, he has performed in diverse venues such as schools, farms, churches, and community centers throughout North America and Europe. His primary teachers include Richard Aaron and Lluís Claret, and he has performed in masterclasses for leading concert cellists such as Truls Mørk, Anner Bylsma, and Johannes Moser. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in cello performance with highest honors from the University of Michigan and a Master’s from The New England Conservatory where he was a recipient of the Gregor Piatagorsky Memorial Fund scholarship. In addition to his performance schedule, he maintains a private teaching studio and serves on the faculty at the Brookline Public Schools. For the past several years, Thomas has maintained regular yoga and meditation practices and is interested in the connection between mindfulness, music, and movement.