Dr. Christopher Thomas
Christopher B. Thomas is Associate Professor and Director of Choral Activities at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ, Artistic Director of the 100+ voice Greater South Jersey Chorus in Haddonfield, NJ, and president of the New Jersey chapter of the American Choral Director’s Association (NJACDA). At Rowan University, Dr. Thomas oversees four curricular choirs of over two-hundred singers. He conducts the Rowan University Concert Choir, the flagship choral ensemble of the department of music; Voces, a chamber ensemble which performs early, contemporary, and improvisatory projects, and University Chorus, which is open to both music majors and students across campus. Under his direction, choirs at Rowan University have performed at regional and state conferences of ACDA and NJMEA and internationally on tours throughout Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, and Poland. Dr. Thomas studied music education at Millikin University with Dr. Brad Holmes and earned his graduate degrees in Choral Conducting at the University of Arizona under the direction of Dr. Bruce Chamberlain.