JUNE 6-8, 2019

Paul Thomas

Paul Thomas is assistant professor in music theory and composition at Texas Woman’s University in Denton, TX. His wide range of compositional interests include writing for performer and electronics, acoustic chamber music, and group improvisation.

Paul’s acoustic and electronic music has been presented throughout the United States and Europe, including SEAMUS, CMS National and Regional Conferences, ATMI National Conference, NACWAPI National Conference, NACUSA National Conference, NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival, National Flute Association, SCI Student National Conference, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival, Electronic Music Midwest, Electroacoustic Barndance, New Horizons Music Festival, Most Significant Bytes, Threshold Electroacoustic Festival, OWU/NOW Festival, NACUSA Texas Conference, Electric Pacific, Florida Flute Festival, Chamber Music in Grantham, Western Illinois New Music Festival, Electroacoustic Jukejoint, New Music Hartford, Soundcrawl: Nashville, Greater Denton Arts Council, Música Viva Festival in Lisbon, Portugal, ACF/Los Angeles, Dallas Festival of Modern Music, Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art, and the Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini in Florence, Italy. Recent commissions include Skeoumorph no. 1 for AVIDduo and Echo Chamber for the Miami Clarinet Quartet.

Originally from northeastern Ohio, Paul received degrees in composition from Cedarville University and Bowling Green State University and a Ph.D. in composition from the University of North Texas. Paul studied composition with Marilyn Shrude, Elainie Lillios, Cindy McTee, Andrew May, David Bithell, and Joseph Klein and piano with John Mortensen. Paul’s choral music is published through Carl Fischer and BriLee Press.