Flute faculty member Tom Meany


Thomas Meany is a graduate of the University of the Arts, where he studied with Adeline Tomasone and Loren Lind, later studying with Harold Bennett in New York City. Tom recently completed his Master of Music at Rowan University. He has performed at the Aspen Music Festival, Summertrio Chamber Music Festival and the Puccini Opera Orchestra in Italy. Thomas has played master classes with leading flautist such as the late Murray Panitz, Chicago Symphony’s Donald Peck, Samuel Baron at New York University and Toshio Takahashi at the East Tennessee Suzuki Flute Institute. In addition to performing regularly with guitarist Michael Simmons and the Philadelphia Flute Quartet, Mr. Meany has performed in recital for the Matinee Music Club, the Philadelphia Cultural Council, the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia, the Department of Recreation, Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour (PennPAT) and the Concerts on the Square at the Church of the Holy Trinity on Rittenhouse Square. He has played flute for the Opera Company of Philadelphia, Orchestra Society, the Haddonfield Symphony, and the Lansdowne Symphony. Mr. Meany is a Certified Suzuki Instructor and has recently received three consecutive scholarships from the Suzuki Association of the Americas. In addition to the Settlement Music School Tom also teaches at Saint Basil Academy and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. He is a founding member of the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia and has recently been named a Teaching Artist for Project 440. Tom plays a Brannen-Cooper Flute.

Education: University of the Arts, BM; Rowan University, MM

Specialties: Chamber Music, Flute, Suzuki

Divisions: Music