Dr. Steven Thomas toured Colombia, Argentina and Brazil as a saxophone-cello duo with UF Professor Dr. Jonathan Helton. Thomas performed seven concerts and six masterclasses and led two pedagogy seminars at major universities and conservatories in Bogotá and the province of Tolima, Colombia. Dr. Thomas also performed in Mendoza, Argentina and Brasília, Brazil.
Also this summer, Dr. Thomas traveled to Beijing, giving masterclasses at Central Conservatory of Music and China Conservatory of Music and to Wuhan where he performed at the Conservatory of Music and the Art Institute at Inner Mongolia University. He was also the principal cellist at the Bellingham Music Festival in Bellingham, Washington, performing nine chamber and orchestral concerts.