Tom Hopkins

Tommy (Tom) Hopkins is a highly acclaimed guitarist, composer, songwriter, and music producer. He recently received the 2022 Best of State award for Individual Instrumentalist.

His music compositions, productions and guitar work have been an important part of movies, television, video games, radio, artists recordings, concerts, and corporate events all over the world since the early 1990’s.

Some of his composing credits include: The Oprah Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show, NBC on ABC, ESPN International, GOL ESPN, NFL Game of the Week, Fox Sports, The Disney Channel, National Geographic Explorer, The Hollywood Squares, Wes Cravens House of Fear, WWF (World Wrestling Federation, now called WWE), Films and Film Trailers for The Mask of Zorro, The Bride of Chucky, Army Of Darkness, Squanto - A Warriors Tale, Gattaca, Proof of Life, Sweet Home Alabama, News Music for KSL, News 4 Utah, WPIX New York, WGN Chicago, RTL Germany, ASTRO Malaysia, KDFW and KXAS Dallas, TX, and literally hundreds of others.

Tom has composed original soundtracks and has played guitar for over 60 video game titles including: Twisted Metal, War Hawk, Jet Moto, Game Day, Face Off, Cars 1, 2, and 3, Dance Dance Revolution, Animorphs, Looney Tunes Racing, etc. 

His cowriting, arranging and production collaborations with the artist, Tehrah, brought both he and Tehrah considerations for a Grammy nomination in six categories, as well as numerous awards at the LA Music Awards.

Tom has been arranging and performing regularly with one of America’s most in demand major corporate event bands, The Party Crashers.  He has recorded and toured around the world providing guitar for Donny & Marie Osmond, reunion tours and PBS Specials of the Osmond Family, Kenny Loggins, Tommy Shaw from Styx, Eddie Money, Bret Michaels, Trace Atkins, Gladys Knight, Leon Patillo of Santana, Juice Newton, SheDaisy, Belinda Carlisle, Collin Ray, and televised performances for many American Idol contestants including David Archuleta.