Abby was professional and a joy to have. She even braved a snow storm to get to our house! She is a wonderful piano player and my guests were thrilled to have live holiday music! Thank you Abby! 100% would have her again!!
For many years Abby Thomsen was know throughout Northern Ohio for her unique and refreshing pianistic style. Now she brings her special touch of class to your party, wedding or social event right here in New England.
Prior to relocating to Western Massachusetts, Abby Thomsen was District Manager for Debut Music Systems, the education division of Baldwin Piano Company. Ms. Thomsen was a former member of the University of Akron piano accompanying faculty. She was also a highly respected and sought after teacher, both in individual and group instruction. Abby Thomsen has performed extensively as collaborative pianist in recitals throughout the country, specializing in contemporary music and unique instrumentation. She has served as musical director for numerous amateur and professional theater production.
Abby holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance from The Ohio State University and a Master's Degree in Accompanying from the University of Akron, with further study done in New York City. In recent years, Abby has established an acclaimed piano studio in Longmeadow, MA for both individual and group study. Her studio consists of students ranging in age from 6 to 75. Ms. Thomsen is a freelance accompanist in Western Massachusetts and Connecticut. She frequently performs with her husband, Peter Thomsen, a singer, drummer, choral conductor and sound recording engineer.