Tommy Vo is a native of Vancouver, British Columbia, and is currently pursing his Master of Music degree at the University of North Texas. Before being accepted into the highly competitive and world-renowned UNT Euphonium Studio, Tommy received his Bachelor of Music at the University of British Columbia.
Tommy has been fortunate enough to have gained a wealth of professional experience, frequently performing on the tenor tuba with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Bramwell Tovey. He is also looking forward to his fourth summer with the Band of the Ceremonial Guard in Ottawa as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces. The diverse ensembles that he has played with include the University of British Columbia Symphonic Wind Ensemble under Dr. Robert Taylor and the Denis Wick Canadian Wind Orchestra under Dr. Mark Hopkins and Dr. Gillian Mackey. Tommy’s playing can be heard in the North Texas Wind Symphony’s recording of James Stephenson’s Symphony No.2 “Voices” conducted by Eugene Migliaro Corporon.
As an advocate for music education, Tommy spent several years as a low brass coach with the Greater Vancouver Youth Music Academy, as well assisting with outreach events such as Music Monday, Vancouver Symphony Connects, and the British Columbia Music Educators Association.
Tommy’s most influential teachers include Peder MacLellan and Dr. Brian Bowman.