Assistant Principal (3rd Chair)
Nash Tomey joins the MSO as the new Assistant Principal Bass. A member of the Kansas City Symphony from 2017-2022, Mr. Tomey is an experienced orchestral bassist and chamber musician. He attended the New England Conservatory where he studied with Boston Symphony Assistant Principal Bass Lawrence Wolfe and Donald Palma of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Under the tutelage of Boston Symphony Principal Bass Edwin Barker, he received his master’s degree from Boston University in 2017. During summers at the Tanglewood Music Center, Tomey has worked with several noted conductors including Andris Nelsons, Christoph von Dohnányi, Michael Tilson Thomas and Charles Dutoit. He also attended the Pacific Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival and Wabass Institute. He was the 2nd Prize Winner at the 2021 ISB Solo Bass Competition.