Thomas Kehoe graduated with an honours degree in Music from University College Dublin in 2004 and a Masters in Musicology in 2005. His MMus thesis was entitled “The Harmonic and Melodic Resources of Prokofiev’s Visions Fugitives op. 22″. In 2011, he was awarded a Masters in Music from the University of Cambridge in Choral Conducting. Thomas is currently undertaking doctoral studies in conducting at the Royal Irish Academy of Music where he is a lecturer in history of music.
Thomas is also an active performer, having studied piano, oboe and theory at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama. He has studied singing with Dr. Veronica Dunne, Paul Deegan and Collette McGahon. In the past he has performed with the National Chamber Choir, Resurgam, as well as most of the leading choirs in Ireland. Thomas’ previous conducting roles include conductor in training with Irish Youth Choir, director of Ulysses Chamber choir, and the inaugural conductor of the UCD Philharmonic Choir. He currently directs a project-based choir, the Amici Singers. In September he established the Stillorgan Youth Choir and became principal guest conductor of Mullingar Choral Society.