Tom Mueller cellist

PHOTO BY DENISE GRANT

Cellist Tom Mueller earned a Bachelor degree from the Manhattan School of Music and a Masters degree from the University of Illinois, and gained notoriety as a versatile musician with a distinctively melodic approach.

Foremost a chamber musician, Mueller is a founding member of both the Allendale and Elgin String Quartets. Most recently, he is also a member of the highly acclaimed Ensemble Vivant. His playing has been featured on CBC’s Two New Hours and The Music Around Us. As well as serving as Principal ‘Cello for Orchestra Toronto and the Symphony on the Bay (Burlington), The Toronto Concert Orchestra and the Casa Loma Orchestra, he is in demand as a studio musician, most recently recording the complete Mozart Effect, available on Spotify.

Well known as a musical theatre musician, he has performed in the Toronto productions of Show Boat, Ragtime, Sunset Boulevard, Beauty and the Beast, The Phantom of the Opera, The Sound of Music, Hugh Jackman, The Wizard of Oz, Disney’s Aladdin, If/Then, Mrs. Henderson Presents and Dear Evan Hanson.