Tony Gomez

Tony Gomez

(Education Manager)

Antonio Davidson-Gómez is an educator and percussionist focused on musical dialogue between cultures. He has studied, performed and recorded in various styles with emphases on Mediterranean and Afro-Latin music. Tony has produced cultural programming, educational projects and community engagement initiatives for over two decades. A Jubilation Foundation Fellow for music education, he has also developed social studies curricula for PBS and the EMP Museum/Smithsonian, in addition to working as a teaching artist in schools. Tony is a speaker on music and culture for Humanities Washington, offering presentations including Saffron & Honey: Muslims, Jews and Christians in Medieval Spain and Mapping Latino Musical Migrations. He has taught at the elementary and secondary levels, worked in public television and is currently the Education Manager for the Broadway Center for Performing Arts in Tacoma, Washington and on Creative Advantage, Seattle's teaching artist roster. Recent musical projects include work with Tango del Cielo, Gary Stroutsos, August Denhard and the Early Music Guild of Seattle. He holds a Masters in Education from UC Berkeley and has conducted study and research trips in Latin America, Europe and North Africa.