Musician and Author


“The chorus was solid and musically flexible, notably in the double fugue of the Kyrie eleison (Lord have mercy); its crescendos were well modulated, its Latin pronunciation impeccable.”

Daily Hampshire Gazette

October 1, 2023
In Perfect Harmony

This exciting new anthology series, In Perfect Harmony: 50 Inspiring Stories from Choral Musicians Around the World, contains inspiring and heartwarming stories about the incredible experiences we share through choral music. Release date: Spring 2024.

January 5, 2022
Artistic Director Appointment

I am thrilled to announce that I have been appointed Artistic Director Designate for the Sarteano Chamber Choral Conducting Workshop that takes place each summer in stunning Sarteano (Tuscany), Italy. My tenure as artistic director begins in July of 2022. Conductors and ensemble singers are invited to apply. Join us! 

May 1, 2021
A Passion for the Planet

A Passion for the Planet was premiered in Northampton, Massachusetts on June 15, 2019 by the Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble and Hampshire Young People’s Chorus. Tony Thornton, conductor, with soloists Dashon Burton and Alisa Pearson. The newly annotated concert film was featured at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History for Earth Day in April 2021.