Tom Nichols, Falls Church Virginia - A DC area native, Tom is an award winning Singer/Songwriter, Guitarist, Pianist, Recording Engineer, and Music Producer.
In November 2011, Tom released his debut album Tom Nichols - TRUST, a collection of original songs of hope, life, and love. Tom's music heals, inspires and unites.
The title track, "TRUST" was released as part of a free download program by Choice Hotels Music and with more than 11,000 downloads in the first 45 days, "TRUST" has helped raise more than $12,000 for anti-bullying organizations, like the It Gets Better Project.
His song "Wind to Carry Me" won honors at the Songwriters Association of Washington DC contest in the contemporary folk category.
Tom spent many years playing in and around Washington, D.C. as a folk/rock/pop Artist. Tom's composition work with his partner Dan Chadburn is extensive. Feature credits include composition credit for hit title tracks on two GMCW recordings (a major DC choral group) entitled And In That Moment (a Christmas collection), and a 20th anniversary concert recording called I Dream Of A Time. Credits also include extensive performance and composition work in liturgical music, and multiple producer roles on several of Chadburn's acclaimed releases, as well as Peter Fox's exciting debut album. Tom also produced GMCW's critically acclaimed collection of songs by David Friedman called Let Me Be The Music, released in 2004.
Tom is a graduate of Va Tech with a degree in Business, and is also a graduate of The Recording Workshop Recording Engineering School, in Chillicothe, OH. As a CPA, Tom previously served as the Chief Financial Officer for World Wildlife Fund and African Wildlife Foundation.
Tom has now shifted full-time into the music industry, as a Composer, Arranger, Recording Artist, Performer and Music Producer. Tom specializes in developing the careers of other local Independent Artists. He is also serving as the Producer in the launch an innovative new music/fundraising initiative through Choice Hotels Music; a program that matches new songs from Independent Artists to charities, to raise awareness and funds for worthy causes.
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