American Scenes
Tom Linker
  • Biography
  • Shedd Appearances

Tom Linker is interested in exploring sound and its effect on the world. As a concert pianist he has performed throughout the world playing standard repertoire, most recently on the Crystal Cruise Line, as well as introducing audiences to new and little known music and has worked with many composers performing, premiering and recording their works including William Bolcolm, Aaron Jay Kernis, Meredith Monk, Terry Riley, Frederic Rzewski and Lamonte Young. As a freelance musician he has worked with many orchestras, ensembles and solo artists as a music director, conductor, pianist and composer both nationally and internationally in the classical and popular music spheres. He was a member of the new music ensemble Zeitgeist for 11 years performing chamber music in Europe and the United States. As Music Director/Conductor he has worked with many theaters including the Guthrie Theater, Minnesota Opera, Children's Theater Co. of Minneapolis and Nautilus Music-Theater premiering and remounting works for the stage.

For the past z years he has been pursuing new solo concert forms for the zest century that help connect audiences with music on many levels, creating one man shows using pianos (toy piano, fortepiano, player piano and grand pianos), narrative, improvisation, lighting, and movement to paint pictures in the minds of his audience.

2002
Jan 20ACS 2002The Newman DynastyBeall
2003
Jan 17AS 2002-03American ScenesJaqua
Mar 11AS 2002-03Amy Beach & The American RomanticsJaqua
Tom Linker appears in these Am Symphonia 02-03 events:
Friday Jan 17
7:30 pAmerican Scenes
Tuesday Mar 11
7:30 pAmy Beach