Having an extensive coaching experience, Thomas has been engaged by various Singapore schools as their Double Bass Coach. Most of which are awarded distinctions in Singapore Youth Festivals.
Over the years, he has had the opportunities to work with a wide variety of music ensembles such as Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Ding Yi Music Company, The TENG Ensemble, Singapore National Youth Orchestra, and The Philharmonic Orchestra, that has taken him to Vienna, Salzburg, China and Taiwan.
During his National Service from 2005 to 2007, Thomas served as a Double Bass Musician under Singapore Armed Forces Music & Drama Company where he explored more musical forms like jazz, classic rock and Shanghai opera, further honing his ensemble performance skills through a wide spectrum of instrumental combinations with different ensemble settings.
Thomas was appointed by TENG Academy as their Editor (Double Bass) for the exam syllabus in 2018.
In recognition of his teaching, Thomas was presented a CCA Coach Award in 2020 by Ngee Ann Polytechnic.