Tom DiNardo was Music Writer/Critic for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin and the Philadelphia Daily News. He is a graduate of Tufts University in Medford, MA, with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering. He has written thousands of short stories, so to speak, as a freelance journalist about symphony orchestras, chamber music groups, ballet and dance companies, jazz and pop artists, and more. His interviews have enabled the public to gain an insight into the personal motivations of many of the country’s most talented and acclaimed musicians, particularly in classical music and opera. He is the author of books on music, musicians and film.