Thomas Piercy is a critically acclaimed musician with orchestral, concerto, recital and chamber music appearances throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. He has been described by The New York Times as “Brilliant…playing with refinement and flair…evoking a panache in the contemporary works.” A versatile artist – performing on the Emmy Award-winning Juno Baby CDs and DVDs; performing with pianist Earl Wild and Frederica von Stade; working with Leonard Bernstein; appearing in a KRS-ONE music video; playing hichiriki in Japan; recording with members of Maroon 5; premiering over 200 works composed for him; performing on Broadway and Off-Broadway, television, radio, and commercial recordings. Piercy has performed at many of the worlds acclaimed concerts halls including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Centre Pompidou, Wigmore Hall, Accademia di Santa Cecilia (Rome), and Parthenon (Tokyo). He studied at The Juilliard School and Mannes College of Music in NYC, and has studied traditional Japanese instruments in Tokyo. Mr. Piercy is an official Rossi Clarinet, Forestone Reeds and Silverstein ligatures artist. Recordings for Albany, Capstone, DGI, Changing Tones, NJST, and Tonada Records.