Thom grew up in Northampton before studying Trumpet and Baroque Trumpet at the Royal College of Music with Paul Beniston and Bob Farley.
Since graduating he has had a varied freelance career ranging from performing with early music groups such as the OAE and the Armonico Consort, to backing Rick Wakeman and Deep Purple.
Some recent highlights have been performing Bach’s Magnificat at the Bach festival in Leipzig and an authentic Victorian Christmas at the Tower of London – in costume!
Thom also enjoys education work and teaches in London and Oxford. As a former EYSM student, he is thrilled to involved with such an amazing course.