Tom is the Music Director and Organist in the Tufts University Chaplaincy. His main duties are to provide music for the Protestant Evening Worship that takes place weekly in Goddard Chapel, various university events including Matriculation, Baccalaureate, and Commencement, as well as performing and organizing concerts in the chapel such as the Halloween Midnight Organ Recital and Winter Holiday Concert. He also curates instruments and records the monthly tune played by the carillon in the bell tower.
He graduated with a B.A. magna cum laude from Brandeis University, with Highest Honors in Music, and was the first recipient of the Ira Gershwin Prize for excellence in music performance.
From 2007-2018, he was Music Director at the Congregational Church of Harvard, Massachusetts (United Church of Christ) where he also conducted major choral works like the Fauré Requiem, Handel’s Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day, the Vivaldi Gloria, and Stainer’s The Crucifixion. He has also served as organist at St. Peter’s Church of Weston, the Follen Community Church of Lexington (Unitarian Universalist), as well as Temple B’nai Torah of Sudbury and Boston Jewish Spirit.