Ah, music, he said, wiping his eyes. “A magic beyond all we do here!” ― J.K. Rowling
Where words fail, music speaks. ― Hans Christian Andersen
Tom ward is a highly skilled classical guitarist. Tom Ward was born in Tasmania, Australia in 1983. In 1997 he began his classical music studies at the St. Cecilia School of Music. By 2001 Tom had received first place in numerous music competitions and released his first CD ‘Tasmanian Sunrise‘.
Tom’s commitment to the guitar extends to music as a whole, he considers it necessary to explore guitar performance further through the study and interpretation of the great composers, conductors & soloists. He sees the guitar as a most versatile & expressive solo instrument.
Tom Ward is an artist of the highest calibre, the way he handles his instrument of choice is incredible. The timing, sound, execution of his choices of music are extraordinary and have to be seen to be believed.
Tasmanian Composer of the Year (2000) (Australian Society of Musicology & Composition).
Foundation for Young Australians, Australia Day Young Citizen of the year (2003).
1st Place in the ensemble section (guitar trio) at the Australian International Guitar Festival (2004).
1st place, Open Instrumental section, Hobart Eisteddfod (2004).
Finalist at the International Gisborne Music Competition New Zealand (2004).