B i o g r a p h y

EXPERIENCE

 

  •            30+ years in performance

  •            30+ years in composition/songwriting

  •            25+ years teaching music to students of various ages and skill levels

  •            Bachelor of Fine Arts in Guitar Performance from the

                             University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee & The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music

  •            A lifelong student of various guitar styles and music genres, including:

    •                Rock/Country/Popular Music genres

    •                Fingerstyle Guitar Music

    •                Jazz Music

    •                Blues Music, including slide guitar applications

    •                Classical Music

    •                Applications of World Music Concepts

 

TEACHING APPROACH

 

      As a music educator, I emphasize the following aspects of guitar and bass guitar instruction:

  •              Performance

  •              Technical Development (including both finger-style and flat-pick style approaches)

  •              Applied Music Theory (including development of music reading skills and ear training)

  •              Improvisation

  •              Composition/Songwriting Concepts

Upcoming Recital Dates

P r i v a t e   I n s t r u c t i o n

Tom offers private guitar and bass guitar lessons at the following locations:

Wondersound Music Co.

N89W16744 Appleton Ave, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

https://www.wondersoundmusic.com/

-Mondays 3pm-9pm

-Wednesdays 3pm-9pm

The Northshore Academy of The Arts

 1111 Broad St, Grafton, WI 53024

 http://northshoreacademyofthearts.com/

-Tuesdays 3pm-9pm

TRob Music Studio (Private Studio)

 Brookfield/Pewaukee, WI area

-Thursdays 3pm-7pm

-Weekends

 

Student Events 2020

***Cancelled due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

March 21, 2019

Café Night—Youth Student Recital

Wondersound Music Co.

N89 W16744 Appleton Ave

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

(262) 255-6950

TBA

***Postponed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

April 4th, 2020

"The Big Jam" Student Rock Band Event

Presented by Wondersound Music Co.

Krueger's

N87 W16471 Appleton Ave

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

(262) 255-6950

7pm

***Cancelled due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

May 23, 2019

Students of Wondersound Music Co.

Falls Fest, Menomonee Falls

Main Street North of Appleton Ave

TBA

***Big Jam 2020—rescheduled***Cancelled

July 12th, 2020

"The Big Jam" Student Rock Band Event

Presented by Wondersound Music Co.

Municipal lot next to Wondersound Music

3:00pm

***Big Jam 2020—rescheduled II

August 28th, 2020

Tom Robinson

Mill Pond Park—Beer Garden

Featuring an opening performance by "The Big Jam" Middle School Students

Presented by Wondersound Music Co.

Downtown Menomonee Falls

6:00pm-8:00pm

Student Events 2019

March 15, 2019

"The Big Jam" Student Rock Band Event

Presented by Wondersound Music Co.

Krueger's

N87 W16471 Appleton Ave

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

(262) 255-6950

7pm

March 30, 2019

Café Night—Student Recital

Wondersound Music Co.

N89 W16744 Appleton Ave

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

(262) 255-6950

May, 04 2019

Open Mic-Style Student Recital

Students of Wondersound Music Co.

Riverview Village Senior Living

W176N9430 Rivercrest Dr

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

2pm

May 25, 2019

Students of Wondersound Music Co.

Wondersound "Stars of Tomorrow " Stage II

Falls Fest, Menomonee Falls

Main Street North of Appleton Ave

Guitar and Bass Students of

Sande Becker, Guy Fioentini, and Tom Robinson

1:30 - 4:30

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Café Night—Youth Student Recital

Wondersound Music Co.

N89 W16744 Appleton Ave

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

(262) 255-6950

7:30-8:30pm

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Open Mic-Style Student Recital

Wondersound Music Co.

W176N9430 Rivercrest Dr

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

(262) 255-6950

8pm

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Students of Wondersound Music Co.

Riverview Village Senior Living

W176N9430 Rivercrest Dr

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

2pm

 

Student Events 2018

December, 8 2017

Student Recital

Wondersound Music Co.

N89 W16744 Appleton Ave

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

(262) 255-6950

5:30pm

March 2, 2018

Student Recital

Wondersound Music Co.

N89 W16744 Appleton Ave

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

(262) 255-6950

5:30pm

March 2, 2018

"The Big Jam" Student Rock Band Event

Presented by Wondersound Music Co.

Krueger's

N87 W16471 Appleton Ave

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

(262) 255-6950

7:00pm

May 26, 2018

Students of Wondersound Music Co.

Wondersound Music Stage at Falls Fest in Downtown Menomonee Falls—on the corner of  Main Street and Appleton Ave.

Student performances begin at 12 noon

September 08, 2018

Café Night—Student Recital

Wondersound Music Co.

N89 W16744 Appleton Ave

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

(262) 255-6950

December, 13 2018

Open Mic-Style Student Recital

Students of Wondersound Music Co.

Riverview Village Senior Living

W176N9430 Rivercrest Dr

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

6pm

© 2018 by Thomas Robinson