Tony Connaway is a versatile bassist, composer and music educator from Connecticut. Tony has played double bass with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra since 1998 and with Ian Ethan Case’s “Photon Symphony” since 2016. In 2021, Tony launched his dream music project which is his own one-man orchestra of sorts, “Spacey Bass Music” and debut album entitled “Omnistra“ which can be heard on several online music platforms. Spaceybassmusic.com
Outside of performing and composing, Tony teaches elementary instrumental music in an award-winning music program in the town of Glastonbury, CT. In 2012 he was selected as Glastonbury Public School’s “Teacher of the Year.” Tony and his wife, Yun- Yang Lin (also a musician and educator) reside in Glastonbury and enjoy all that home offers along with their private studios and e-commerce endeavors. When not at home or work, Tony and Yun-Yang travel the USA in their modified camper van or fly abroad as often as they are able to visit family and friends and experience new adventures.