Ronald Thomas recently stepped aside as the principal cellist of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. He is the co-founder and artistic director of the Boston Chamber Music Society, and has appeared as soloist and in recital with orchestras throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East. Mr. Thomas has appeared with The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Seattle Chamber Music Festival, Bravo! Colorado Chamber Music Festival, Spoleto Festival, Blossom Festival, Chamber Music Northwest Festival, Music at Menlo, Sarasota Festival, and others. He studied at The Curtis Institute and New England Conservatory, and has taught at M.I.T., Brown University, Boston Conservatory and Peabody Conservatory.