John Thomas


Adjunct Professor of Music Theory

John Thomas received the Master of Music in Horn and Music Theory from the University of Missouri–Columbia and the Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from the University of Missouri–St. Louis. He is principal horn of the St. Louis Philharmonic; solo tenor horn, St. Louis Brass Band; and a member of the Clarion Brass Quintet, Webster University, and Gateway Festival Orchestra. He has served as a soloist with the Kirkwood Symphony and Musical Diversion Society. His published works include pieces for horn octet, woodwind quintet, brass quintet, and wind ensemble. His Symphony No. 1 was premiered in April 2000 by University City Symphony, with a number of his orchestrations and arrangements also performed by St. Louis Philharmonic and St. Louis Brass Band.