Contact Tom Akins

For information regarding "Behind The Copper Fence: A Lifetime On Timpani" or author Tom Akins, please contact

Tom Akins is happy to accept invitations to speak to groups of various sizes on topics related to

  • Timpani performance
  • Life in a major symphony orchestra
  • Parallels between major league athletics and major league music
  • Other topics that a presenter might suggest

To discuss arrangements for an appearance, please contact Tom at

Tom Akins would be pleased to participate in book signings at book stores, art fairs, museums, concert halls, book clubs and/or drive-through windows at fast-food restaurants. To discuss arrangements, please contact Tom at