Assistant Principal Second Violin
Kevin Tompkins has been a member of the Omaha Symphony since 2016. Originally from Greenville, South Carolina, he received his Bachelor of Music degree with High Distinction from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. Two years later, he completed his Master of Music degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music. He began his professional orchestral career while still in school, playing with the Rochester Philharmonic, Canton Symphony, Akron Symphony, and Erie Philharmonic.
An active performer in the Omaha area, Kevin appears frequently with the Omaha Chamber Music Society, Omaha Under the Radar, and at the Omaha Conservatory of Music, where he has been a faculty member since 2019. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, cooking, and hiking.