Tom Sobieski, Violin

Thomas Sobieski is currently adjunct at Wright State University, where he teaches violin, Theory III and IV and World Music classes, and plays second violin in the Faculty String Quartet.  He is currently concertmaster of the Central Ohio Symphony Orchestra and the Lebanon Symphony Orchestra, and has played in orchestras such as the Virginia Symphony, the Richmond Symphony Orchestra of Virginia, and the Dayton Philharmonic.  He has participated in music festivals including CCM's Music-X, a modern music festival, the Grandin Festival, the Aspen Music Festival and the Opera Theater of Lucca, performing opera and chamber music in Lucca, Italy. Tom has appeared as soloist with the Wright State University Symphony Orchestra, CCM Percussion Ensemble and in various recital series and programs around the Cincinnati and Dayton area. In Spring of 2018, the Honors Department at WSU awarded him "Honors Teacher of the Year" for the World Music course he teaches in the fall and spring semesters.  For the 2019-2020 school year, he will be recognized as the College of Liberal Arts' "Adjunct Faculty of the Year."  Tom earned his BM, MM and AD from the College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, where he studied primarily with Dr. Won-Bin Yim and studied chamber music with Lee Fiser, Henry Meyer, Peter Oundjian, William Grubb and Awadagin Pratt.