Born: April 8, 1982
Tom Madeja is a seasoned performer, director, and composer of a vast and eclectic variety of musical styles, as well as an experienced teacher dedicated to enriching arts education programs throughout the city of Philadelphia. As a trumpet artist, Tom is in high demand throughout the region performing regularly with many of Philly’s top experimental jazz and fusion ensembles as well as with several area orchestras, show bands, and theaters. He is a member of such groups as Bobby Zankel and the Warriors of the Wonderful Sound, Agent Moosehead, L.A. Starz and many more.
In addition to contributing to these ensembles, Tom also directs and composes for his own new ensemble, the New Directions Chamber Brass, which was created to update the brass and percussion tradition by bringing together some of Philadelphia’s finest classical and jazz musicians to combine their talents and perform a new innovative brand of chamber music....