Thomas Strong was born and raised on a large farm in outback NSW. He completed his Bachelor of Performing Arts at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and a Masters of Music (opera) at the Sydney Conservatorium.
Thomas has had the opportunity to perform in many concerts in a vast array of repertoire around Australia. He was the recipient of the Royal York Trust Scholarship which enabled him to travel and perform in operas and concerts in England. Thomas has been the finalist in many Australian opera competitions and scholarships including “The Opera Foundation for Young Australians” which enabled him to go to New York and study with teachers and coaches at the Metropolitan Opera.
Thomas has had the opportunity to perform in many opera and theatre companies as a baritone and tenor where he performed his first role as Cascada in The Merry Widow, Le chat from L’enfant et les sortilèges, Doctor Falke from Die Fledermaus, Marquis d’Obigny from La Traviata, Enjolras and Jean Valjean from Les Misérable. In 2021 he Joined Opera Australia as Principal Trainee artist and has had the opportunity to Study cover Cavaradossi from Tosca and Radames from Aida which he will be covering in Sydney and Brisbane.