Thomas Wilkins is music director of the Omaha Symphony, a position he has held since 2005. Additionally he is principal guest conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and holds the Germeshausen family and youth concert conductor chair with the Boston Symphony. Past positions have included resident conductor of the Detroit Symphony, the Florida Orchestra (Tampa Bay), and associate conductor of the Richmond (Va.) Symphony. He also has served on the music faculties of North Park University (Chicago), the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga, and Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.
Devoted to promoting a life-long enthusiasm for music, Thomas Wilkins brings energy and commitment to audiences of all ages and is hailed as a master at communicating and connecting with audiences. He has led orchestras throughout the United States, including symphonies in Cleveland, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Dallas, Houston, Buffalo, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Indianapolis, San Diego, New Jersey, and Utah and the National Symphony in Washington, D.C., to name a few.
A native of Norfolk, Va., Thomas Wilkins is a graduate of the Shenandoah Conservatory of Music and the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.
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