Dr. Tom Hicks

Dr. Tom Hicks is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Piano and Director of the Piano and Collaborative Piano Areas at Whitman College.
“In my teaching, I try to help students develop their individual approach to musical expression, their understanding of the inner workings and contexts of the music, and their ability to put those ideas into practice via a healthy and reliable technique.”

Dr. Hicks performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Europe and the United States and is also a recording artist. 

His qualifications include: DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts from Northwestern University), MMus (Master’s from Yale University), GRNCM (Graduate Diploma from Royal Northern College of Music, UK), BMus Hons (Bachelor’s from University of Manchester, UK), and AMusTCL (theory and harmony diploma from Trinity College, UK).