Thomas Carpenter, cello, began his studies at the age of 10. Mr. Carpenter has participated in several festivals, including the New York String Orchestra Seminar, and the Tanglewood Music Center. He was also a member of the Canton Symphony Orchestra from 2011 to 2013. He received his Bachelors in cello performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music and his Masters in cello performance at Rice University Shepherd School of Music. He is currently a member of the New World Symphony.