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Tom Hall

Assistant Professor, director of choral activities



B. M., Ithaca College, 1977
Fellowship in Conducting, Aspen Music Festival, 1979
M.M., Boston University, 1981
D.M.A., University of Maryland, 1996

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Arts and Society, Classical Music, Arts Journalism

Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

Opening Plenary Speaker, National Conference of Chorus America, June, 2010, Atlanta, GA. Engaging Art: The Next Great Transformation of America's Cultural Life, with sociologist and cultural policy expert Steven J. Tepper, Associate Director, Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy at Vanderbilt

Conductor: Christmas at America's First Cathedral: Baltimore Choral Arts at the Baltimore Basilica (CD/DVD, Gothic Records, released July 2010)
Conference of the College Endowment Association, Speaker, Milwaukee, WI, January, 2012
Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at America's Richest Museum
Moderator, Public Panel; Walters Art Museum, October 2011

Awards/Significant Accomplishments

Co-Host, Maryland Morning, WYPR Radio, 2006-Present
Host, Choral Arts Classics, WYPR Radio, 2003-Present
Music Director, Baltimore Choral Arts Society, 1982-Present
Society of Professional Journalists Excellence in Journalism Award: Best New Journalist, 2006
Emmy Award, Christmas with Choral Arts, WMAR Television (2006)
Best Local Radio Personality, Baltimore City Paper, 2009
Chair, Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, 2008-2010

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