Tom Hook has been a professional musician and entertainer since 1974. In 1980 he began a long association with Delta Queen Steamboat Company, eventually becoming director of entertainment for Delta Queen, American Classic Voyages, America West Lines and Majestic America Lines, developing onboard productions and vocal ensembles. During that time, he took a brief hiatus to serve as entertainment director for Main Street Station Casino in Las Vegas and Harrah’s Casino New Orleans.
In recent years, Tom has been musical director for numerous New Orleans productions by Jefferson Parish Arts Society, The National World War II Museum and Le Petit Theatre. He won a coveted Big Easy award for musical direction in 2018.
Tom began working as a consultant for Viking in 2013 on the development of the Viking Mississippi project. He became a full-time member of our team in 2021, and he is extremely excited about the enrichment programming that has been created for our inaugural voyages through North America’s heartland.