Tom McVeety has performed throughout the US as a solo electric cellist. He is a former member of several symphony and chamber orchestras, rock bands and early and new music ensembles. 

McVeety has worked with composer Mark Isham (The Beast of War, 1989), oud musician Rahim Alhaj (Baghdad Ensemble, 2007), flamenco dancer Eva Encinias-Sandoval, and modern dancers Sarah Skaggs, Jim Coleman, Elinor Coleman and Tim Wengerd. 

He composed and performed the live solo acoustic cello music for Sarah Ruhl's "Melancholy Play",
 a 15 show production staged in the fall of 2008 by Tricklock Company and directed by Kevin Elder.

Current music work is focused on the requirements for a graduate degree in theory and composition.