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Tom Flowers

Larry and April McCormack Chair

Tom Flowers has been principal bass of the FSO since 2000 and has been a contract member of the Akron Symphony since 2001. His other recent orchestral performances have been with the Cleveland Pops and Ohio Light Opera. He has previously performed with orchestras of Mansfield, Canton, Youngstown, Erie, Dayton, Springfield, Wheeling, Ashland, Spoleto (Italy) and Graz, Austria. His primary teachers include Anthony Knight (Cleveland Orchestra), Paul Robinson (Ohio State Univ) and Walter Coplin (West Virginia Univ).

Tom was a long time string/orchestra educator in the Elyria City Schools before completing his 40 teacher career at Lake Ridge Academy. His interests include travel, bicycling, amateur radio and antique radio restoration. He resides in Elyria with his wife, Renee.