Tuesday, July 2 | 2pm Hancock Fellows Organ Concert
Thomas Heidenreich is a first-year Doctor of Musical Arts student at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music studying with Dr. Michael Unger. He also serves as organist at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Cincinnati.
In 2017-2018 he was the Anglican Association of Musicians Gerre Hancock Organ Fellow at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia, South Carolina, where he worked with Canon Organist and Director of Music Dr. Jared Johnson and the other Cathedral staff in all aspects of music making and choir training. Previously, he studied with Alan Morrison at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, where he completed his Master of Music in Organ Performance, with distinction, August 2017 and his Bachelor’s, summa cum laude, also in Organ Performance, August 2016. He is 2016 winner of the Joan Lippincott Competition for Excellence in Organ Performance at Westminster Choir College and a two-time Andrew J. Rider Scholar winner, an award recognizing the top students academically in each class.
While in Princeton, Thomas served as organ scholar at Trinity Episcopal Church under Director of Music Tom Whittemore where he accompanied the choirs, provided service music, and occasionally assisted with choir training and conducting. He also served for three years as Co-Director of Music for The Episcopal Church at Princeton, a student ministry of Princeton University where he organized the music program, directed the semi-professional choir, and provided music for the weekly Sunday evening service.
Previously, he studied organ for six years in Cincinnati with AAM Past President Dr. Bryan Mock, Organist-Director of Music at Christ Church Glendale. Following his DMA, Thomas plans to pursue a career in church music and performance.