Thomas P. Jackson
Concertmaster Emeritus

Thomas Jackson, who was born in Chicago, has lived most of his life in the Philadelphia area.

He began his study of violin at age 10 and, upon graduation from Cheltenham High School, continued his studies at The New School of Music, where he studied violin with Yumi Ninomiya Scott and Herbert Light, of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

When not playing in the Bay Atlantic Symphony, he plays in the Delaware and Kennett symphonies, plus the Ama Deus ensemble, which occasionally employs period instruments.

Since 2003, he has been a member of the Copeland String Quartet, which comprises members of the Delaware Symphony, and concertizes mainly in the Wilmington area.

He is on the faculty of the University of Valley Forge, where he has been teaching since 2002

This year marks his 32nd year with the Bay Atlantic Symphony.

Beth Beauchamp

Having worked as a professional musician, a music-educator, and the Executive Director of a number of non-profit arts organizations, Beth has over 10 years of experience in catering to the unique needs of artists. Beth believes that the talent, education, and skill-sets of her clients have inherent worth. As a passionate artist advocate, she aims to help her artists improve the quality of their own lives by encouraging them to honor the value of their own work, and by creating materials which allow them to champion their art with confidence. Equally interested in building community, Beth aims to create a roster of artists who are excited to support and collaborate together.