Thomas Turnbull


Phone: 336.758.5364
Office: M210 Scales Fine Arts Center

Thomas Turnbull, pianist, has been on the accompanying staff in the music department at Wake Forest University since 1994.  A native of Pennsylvania, he studied clarinet and piano at the Eastman School of Music, and plays a variety of woodwind and keyboard instruments.  As a recorder player, he has performed with the Wake Forest Consort and has taught recorder classes for the Wake Forest Collegium Musicum.  Mr. Turnbull regularly assists with Wake Forest University Theatre and Opera Workshop productions, and was the pianist for the modern premiere of Manuel García’s 1831 salon opera, L’isola disabitata, at Wake Forest University in 2005.  A popular musician with local theatrical organizations, he has played for the Kernersville Little Theatre, the Stained Glass Players and the Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, with which he appeared as the accompanist “Manny” in Terrence McNally’s Master Class.