Thomas is a resident of the great city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he proudly serves as Director of Music Enrollment and Community Programs for the Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University. Carsecka has a wide range of expertise that includes music performance, production, and pedagogy. As a Duquesne University alumnus, he has first-hand experience with the exceptional faculty and state-of-the-art facilities at the school.
Prior to becoming an administrator at Duquesne, Thomas lead a successful career as an audio engineer and producer at Audible Images Recording Studios and also served as the front-of-house sound engineer for the Manchester Craftsman's Guild (MCG Jazz, Pittsburgh, PA). There, he assisted Audible Images owner and Grammy Award-winning engineer Jay Dudt for nearly a decade recording legendary artists on the MCG Jazz stage such as Nancy Wilson, Paquito D'Rivera, Clark Terry, John Faddis, David Sanborn, New York Voices and more. Thomas still maintains his affiliation with Dudt's award-winning studio where over the years he has had the opportunity to work with hundreds of artists ranging from local talent to chart-toppers like Dave Matthews.
Thomas holds two degrees from Duquesne University in Music: