Thomas Lederer

Co-principal Emeritus

Tom Lederer joined the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in 1978. Before joining the DSO, he played with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the McGill Chamber Orchestra and was Principal Bass with the CBC Radio Orchestra. Lederer received a bachelor’s degree in music from Carnegie-Mellon University and is currently a part of the music faculty at Southern Methodist University. His son, Jean-Etienne, who is also a bassist, has performed on numerous occasions with his father and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.