Thommie Walsh

Auburn Education Foundaion

Inductee Ceremony

Friday, May 18, 2018

Class of 1968

March 15, 1950 - June 16, 2007

Thommie Walsh

Thommie Walsh passed in 2007. In 2008, The Boston Conservatory of Music gave him a posthumous Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his accomplishments. Today, Thommie will be the first person inducted posthumously into the Auburn Alumni Hall of Distinction. His memory and the legacy of his artistry will always be valued and preserved by his family, his Broadway family and all in the Auburn community. His sister, Barbara Walsh, will accept this honor in his name.



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Save these dates: May 2nd and 3rd 2014




2013 Benefit



2012 Benefit




Broadway Series

Thommie's Birthday - Balloons -2009
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Coming soon: Thommie Walsh Drive?

The Kathleen Barran / The Citizen A proposal to name the East Lake Road entrance to Emerson Park "Thommie Walsh Drive" will be reviewed this week by a county commission.

The Cayuga County Parks & Trails Commission on Wednesday will discuss a proposal to name the entrance road after the late performing artist Thommie Walsh, the Tony Award-winning Auburn area native.

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Thommie Walsh Drive

Boston Conservatory of Music presented Thommie with
it's Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award on May 17, 2008.

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Barbara and Ellie Walsh
Barbara and Ellie Walsh

On Friday, November 16, 2007 Baayork Lee and Tommy Tune hosted a memorial for Thommie at Sardi's. Thommie's life work was represented by a score of musical performances and remembrances. One of the highlights was his sister Barbara's reading of Thommie's 10 Commandments of Life.

  Look for me in the sunset.
I'll be there.

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