Tucker Sowell is a cellist and contractor in the DFW Area, offering his unique skillset as a performing musician and congressional Outreach Coordinator to DFW Musicians Services. As a former congressional staffer for U.S. Representative Kay Granger, Tucker brings an extensive network and an array of event-planning experience as Operations Manager, starting in August 2019.
As a cellist, Tucker has performed with the East Texas Symphony, Monroe Symphony, and in numerous festivals and conventions in Texas and Europe. Most recently, he assisted esteemed European Cello Professor Dobrila Berković-Magdalenić in operating her summer festival Mali Tečaj Violončela in Pirovac, Croatia.
Tucker was inspired to begin his contracting career while in Washington D.C., having witnessed firsthand Rep. Granger’s involvement in the planning of the National Fourth of July and Memorial Day celebrations on the National Mall.
Tucker holds degrees in Cello Performance and Political Science from the University of North Texas. At UNT, he was a student of Nikola Nino Ružević and was the recipient of the UNT College of Music’s prestigious Excellence in Chamber Music award. He was also named a “North Texas in D.C.” fellow from UNT’s College of Political Science.