Raised in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Thomas Burton is active as a conductor, trombonist, and singer in the United States and Canada. A graduate of McGill University’s Orchestral Training Program, he has performed as a trombonist with such groups as the McGill Symphony Orchestra and l’Orchestre Symphonique de l’Agora. He has enjoyed singing as a tenor with some of Canada’s finest ensembles, including the acclaimed groups Voces Boreales and the National Youth Choir of Canada. Mr. Burton has appeared as a conducting fellow with the Denis Wick Canadian Wind Orchestra, the Chorus America Conducting Academy, and the Nova Scotia Choral Federation’s Sing Summer Choir Camps. He currently serves as Director of Music at Bethlehem United Church of Christ in Ann Arbor. A recipient of the Iwan Edwards Prize in Choral Conducting and the Kenneth Elloway prize in Classical Performance, Mr. Burton is pursuing a Masters degree in choral conducting with Jerry Blackstone and Eugene Rogers at the University of Michigan.