Born in Culver City, California.
Attended Los Angeles State College.
Master of Music in Viola Performances and a DMA in Viola d'amore, University of Southern California.
Violin student of Robert Krantz.
Viola student of Sanford Schonbach and Paul Doktor.
Studied viola d'amore with Milton Thomas.
Former member of the Birmingham, Alabama Symphony, the 7th US Army Symphony Orchestra, the Dallas Symphony and Opera Orchestras, the Roger Wagner Sinfonia, the Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra and for the past 40 years has been a member of the Glendale Symphony.
Current member of the Rogue Valley Symphony Orchestra and the Jefferson Baroque Orchestra.
Formed Viola d'amore Society of America
in 1977 with Myron Rosenblum.
Co-Director of Viola d'amore Society of America 1977-present.
Daniel and Anita Thomason at the 12th Viola d'amore Congress