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Tom Grimble

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Department of Keyboard Studies
Division of Music
School of Fine Arts and Communication



  • MMus, Piano Performance, Bob Jones University
  • BA, Music Education (piano), Indiana State University

About Tom

Thomas Grimble is an Assistant Professor of Music at Bob Jones University, where he has taught for the past 21 years.  He teaches piano in the Department of Keyboard Studies.  He serves as the Coordinator for Student Accompanists.  He is on the piano faculty of the BJU Summer Piano Camp and this past year, assumed the position of Director.

He holds the M.M. in Piano Performance from Bob Jones University, where he studied piano with Laurence Morton. He received a B.A. in Music Education with a Piano Principle from Indiana State University where he was taught by Dr. Robert Carrol Smith. He attended the Aspen School of Music where he studied with Rita Sloan.

He has had a significant number of students who have auditioned and been accepted into schools for graduate studies.  This includes:  Michigan State University, University of Illinois, University of South Carolina, Shenandoah Conservatory, University of Alabama, Birmingham and Bob Jones University.

He enjoys accompanying and collaborating with other musicians. He serves as adjudicator for numerous competitions and has had opportunities to serve as a guest clinician.  He is a faculty member of MTNA and the Greenville Music Teachers Association. 

He and his family are active in their local church. He serves as the alternate pianist for church services.

Professor Grimble enjoys cooking, reading and keeping up with former students. He and his wife live in Greenville with their 2 youngest daughters.  He is anticipating becoming a grandfather in the near future.