Tom Saul

Personal Information
B.S. in Music Education, Magna cum laude, 1966  SUNY Fredonia
M.A. in Music Education, 1973  Eastman School of Music
Ph.D. in  Music Education, 1976  Eastman School of Music
Greece Central School District 1966-1999
Rochester Philharmonic Award for Outstanding Music Educators  1996 – Strings
Professional Organizations
NYSSMA  (Member for over 40 years)
American String Teachers’ Association (Life member)
American Viola Society
Viola d’amore  Society of America/International Viola d’amore Society
PerformQuintet ance
Fredonia College Symphony
Fredonia Faculty/Student Chamber Orchestra
Erie Philharmonic
Many years of service with various community orchestras in the Rochester area, including some 15 years
with the Greece Symphony, many of which as principal violist
Performed as soloist with the Greece Symphony, Ralph Vaughan Williams’  “Suite for Viola and Orchestra”
under the direction of Dr. David Fetler
Chamber Music
Tellier String Quartet (Greece)
Rochester Piano Quintet (Roberts Wesleyan College)
Viola d’amore (since 1985)
Many recitals in the Rochester area (including some in the Greece schools)
Program on the viola d’amore at the 1989 NYSSMA Summer Conference.
Solo performance with the Roberts Wesleyan College Orchestra  under the direction
of Dr. David Fray
Additional viola d’amore performences
Austin, TX   1986
Vermillion, SD  1990
Grantham, England  1992
Dayton, OH  1994
Michaelstein, Germany  1996
Ephrain, UT  2004
Rendsburg, Germany  2006
Ochsenhausen, Germany  2008
Evanston, Il  2010