Thomas Novak

Provost and Vice President
New England Conservatory

An active chamber and freelance musician in New York for ten years, bassoonist Thomas Novak was a founding member of the Amerigo Ensemble, which performed at universities throughout the country and presented educational programs under the auspices of the New York Philharmonic, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and Chamber Music Northwest, among others. He is a former member of Quintet of the Americas, with which he made his Carnegie Hall debut in 1992 and presented concerts throughout the United States and internationally. A member of the NEC administration since 2001, he has served as Performance Outreach Manager, Director of Admissions, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, Assistant Provost, and Dean of the College. He is currently Provost and Vice President.

back to top