Tom Huizenga


Contemporary Music

10th edition | 9th edition

Producer, reporter and editor for NPR Music (United States)


Music producer, reporter and blogger for NPR Music. He contributes stories about classical music to NPR news programs, hosts the network’s classical music blog Deceptive Cadence, and is a music critic on the afternoon program All Things Considered. He also supervises NPR’s general classical music coverage. He spent seven years as producer, writer and editor for the Peabody Award-winning classical music show Performance Today and for programs SymphonyCast and World of Opera. Huizenga has reviewed concerts and recordings for the The Washington Post since 2002.