Thomas Cooley

Tenor

Thomas Cooley is singer of great virtuosity, expressiveness and versatility. In demand internationally, Thomas performs a wide range of repertoire with premiere orchestras, ensembles and conductors. Thomas has received exceptional acclaim for performing the Evangelist in Bach’s Passions and in the great oratorios of Handel.

This season, Thomas performs with Music of the Baroque, Chicago and the Atlanta Symphony. He also performs with Houston Symphony, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Musica Angelica, and at New York’s St. Thomas Church. Thomas makes regular appearances with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Handel and Haydn Society, and the Carmel Bach Festival.

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S E S S I O N spiva

Produced in collaboration with Four Larks, SESSION featured the world premiere of The Body Overcome by Derrick Spiva Jr, hindustani vocalist Saili Oak, a US premiere by composer Juan Pablo Contreras and works by Conor Brown, Salina Fisher and Reena Esmail.

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LA Orchestra Fellowship

The LA Orchestra Fellowship is a two-year orchestra intensive for musicians on violin, viola, and cello.

Fellows are mentored in chamber and orchestral performance and gain invaluable experience while training and playing alongside Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra musicians, faculty at USC Thornton and mentor members of the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles.