Meet the Musicians Cello

Thomas Mansbacher


Orchestra member since 1977

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri

Education: Washington University, Yale University

Studied with: Aldo Parisot, George Neikrugl

Instrument: The origins of Tom’s cello might be a mystery, but it certainly sounds good!

About Thomas:

Tom loves Cleveland, the city he has made home for 35 years.  He has two daughters, Jessica and Sarah, and one granddaughter, Eleanor. You might see Tom dining at his favorite restaurant, Anatolia Cafe, or hiking and biking around the city.  He enjoys listening to classical music and in his spare time he likes to do crossword puzzles, read mystery novels, and watch foreign films.  He enjoys teaching adult amateur musicians.