Tom Faux

Tom Faux: Clawhammer Banjo, Cretaceous Band, Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Button Accordion.

In addition to teaching at C4A Tom is on the musicology faculty at Illinois State University.  He has music degrees from the University of Maine and Tufts University and, did his doctoral study at the University of Illinois.  He has been teaching and performing for over 25 years, including at the Portland Conservatory of Music in Maine.  He plays many different musical styles and performs regularly on banjo, guitar and button accordion. In addition to teaching and performing music, Tom has worked as radio producer, a theatrical sound designer, a folklorist, a carpenter, and was once a member of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters Union, Local 385