Thomas Van Dyck joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra's double bass section in January 2013. An avid chamber musician and recipient of the Maurice Schwarz Prize at Tanglewood and the Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Prize, he has played chamber music at the Mostly Mozart Festival, New York City's Town Hall and Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Harvard University's Houghton Library chamber music series, Bay Chamber Concerts in Rockport, Maine and Kingston Chamber Music Festival in Rhode Island among many others.
He is a frequent guest with the Boston Chamber Music Society and has collaborated with the Borromeo, Ying, Lydian and Parker String Quartets. Thomas was a founding member of A Far Cry and is a current member of East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO) that tours under Frank Salomon Management. A former member of the New World Symphony, he has played with the San Francisco Symphony, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and the San Diego Symphonies.
Thomas received his Bachelors at Rice University studying with Paul Ellison and his Masters at BU with Ed Barker. In addition to enjoying a diverse performing career, he is on faculty of the New England Conservatory and has been faculty at the Longy School of Music and Boston Conservatory as well as guest teaching and master classes at the New England Conservatory, San Francisco Conservatory, Boston University, and the Hartt School of Music.