Pianist Thomas Labé enjoys an international career as a soloist, recording artist, scholar and educator. A prizewinner in numerous international competitions, he has appeared as soloist with such notable ensembles as the Chattanooga and Houston Symphony Orchestras, and in recitals across North America, Europe and Africa in such prestigious venues as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Chicago’s Ravinia
Festival, the Staatstheater Darmstadt (Germany), Midem classique
(France) and the International Piano Festival
Monterrey (Mexico). His growing discography of internationally released recordings (on the Dorian, Naxos and Arkadia labels) have been heralded by such publications as The Washington Post
magazine, American Record Guide
, CD Review
and Classics Today
, and include a “Best of the Year” (from H&B Recordings Direct
) for his debut release. As a scholar and educator, he continues to explore the piano repertoire and has examined manuscripts of Schumann, Grieg, Liszt, J. S. Bach and Howard Hanson.
He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Music & Theatre Arts at Cameron University (Lawton, OK). His piano students have won prizes and honors in local and regional competitions such as the University of Tennessee/Chattanooga Collegiate Concerto Competition, the Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra Young Artist Competition and the Music Teachers National Association Southern Region Competition.