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Tom Kmiecik is currently the Senior Artist Relations & Business Administration
Specialist for Yamaha, based out of the Atelier in New York City. Along with this
role, he is also a freelance woodwind specialist in the New York City area and
subs regularly on a number of Broadway productions. Prior to his career in New
York, he was an active performer and teacher in Texas, Louisiana, Nevada, and
Michigan. He previously served on the faculties at Kilgore College, Southeastern
Louisiana University, and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Prior to his current
position at Yamaha, he was part of the team at D'Addario & Co. as their Artist
Relations & Marketing Specialist.


Dr. Kmiecik has performed in concert halls across the United States and Europe with a number of ensembles, including the Dallas Wind Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic, Gulf Coast Symphony, Las Vegas Philharmonic, Nevada Pops Orchestra, Lone Star Wind Orchestra, and the North Texas Wind Symphony. He has performed as a woodwind specialist in pit orchestras for musicals across the country, including performances on Broadway and on the famous Las Vegas strip.

He earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in applied music/performance from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, his Master of Music degree in performance with a related field in music education from the University of North Texas, and his Bachelor of Music degree in performance from Eastern Michigan University. His teachers include Marina Sturm, James Gillespie, Kimberly Cole Luevano, Suzanne Tirk, and Andrew Mormile.

 

Wicked, Gershwin Theatre (2017–present): flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, baritone sax, bassoon

Kimberly Akimbo, Atlantic Theatre (2021–22): clarinet, bass clarinet, tenor sax, baritone sax, bassoon

Christmas Spectacular, Radio City Music Hall (2021): flute, E-flat/B-flat/A/bass clarinets, tenor sax

Disney’s Frozen, St. James Theatre (2018–20): clarinet, bass clarinet, baritone sax, bassoon

Anastasia, Broadhurst Theatre (2019): flute, clarinet, tenor sax

King Kong, Broadway Theatre (2019): clarinet, bass clarinet, baritone sax, bassoon

The Beast in the Jungle, Vineyard Theatre (2018): flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto sax, bassoon

Hello, Dolly!, Shubert Theatre (2017–18): clarinet, bass clarinet, baritone sax, bassoon

 

Broadway & Off-Broadway Subbing Experience

New York, NY

Teaching Experience

Clarinet and

Saxophone Teacher

Instructor of Music,

Clarinet and Double Reeds

Lecturer of Music,

Clarinet

Instructor, Music Appreciation,

Music Fundamentals

 

Education

Doctor of Musical Arts: Applied Music (2011)

Master of Music: Music Performance (2008)

Eastern Michigan University

Bachelor of Music: Music Performance (2006)

 

Music Industry

Senior Artist Relations & Business Admin. Specialist (2021-pres.)

Artist Relations & Business Admin. Specialist (2018-21)

Artist Relations & Marketing Specialist (2017-18)

Artist & Educator Relations (2015-17)

Reserve Method Clinician (2013-15)

 

Professional Organizations