Tom Dunn was born in Yorkshire and studied on the Joint Course at Manchester University and The Royal Nothern College of Music. Since moving to London in 2002, he has held Co-Principal Viola positions in the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Mozart Players.
Tom is currently a member of The London Bridge Ensemble and the Aiso Quartet and, since January 2010, Co-Principal Viola in The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. In recent years, Tom has appeared as Guest Principal Viola with orchestras including the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, The Philharmonia,Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, English Baroque Soloists,London Chamber Orchestra and The Philharmonia.
He is very lucky to play on a viola made in 1690 by the Flemish maker Matthijs Hofmans.