Bassist Tony Flynt enjoys a vibrant career as a chamber musician, soloist, orchestral player, and educator. Based in Brooklyn, he frequently collaborates with East Coast Chamber Orchestra, International Contemporary Ensemble, Mark Morris Dance Group, and occasionally joins the American Symphony Orchestra as principal bass. He has performed with the Boston, Houston, and San Diego symphony orchestras and with members of the Cleveland, Guarneri, Juilliard, Takács, and Vermeer quartets, and has appeared with the Borromeo String Quartet and the Peabody Trio. Festival performances include Marlboro, Tanglewood, Verbier, Yellow Barn, and Kneisel Hall; in 2014 and 2015, Tony will join Musicians from Marlboro’s national tour. An avid supporter of new music, Tony has worked with composers Osvaldo Golijov, William Bolcom, and Kaija Saariaho.

Tony received bachelor’s degrees, cum laude, in music and Hispanic and classical studies from Rice University. He completed a professional studies certificate at The Colburn School and received a master’s degree with honors from the New England Conservatory, where he was awarded the Edward Hyde Cox Presidential Scholarship and the Borromeo String Quartet Guest Artist Award, and won the 2011 Vanhal Concerto Competition. As part of his Ensemble ACJW program, Tony teaches in Manhattan at the NYC Lab School for Collaborative Studies.