Thomas Foster

Fortepianist

Curriculum Vitae

Born

2 March 1983

Areas of Specialization

Early keyboards (fortepiano, harpsichord, clavichord), baroque and Classical performance practice, improvised continuo accompaniment, improvisation, composition, harmony and counterpoint. Piano teaching, accompanying.

Current Work

Director of Music, First Church Natick
 2015 - 18   Organist/Accompanist
 2018 -   Organist, Choir Director/Accompanist

Freelance Teacher of Piano
 2003 - 2015   various locations
 2015 -   private studio in Somerville, MA

Accompanying Experience

2005-2006   Piano Accompanying Graduate Assistantship, SUNY Fredonia

2008-10   Freelance accompanist, SUNY Fredonia

Principal Teachers

Fortepiano Geoffrey Govier
Harpsichord Robert Woolley
Piano Sean Duggan, Phyllis East
Composition Donald Bohlen

Education

2012 Master of Performance in Historical Performance
Royal College of Music, London, England
2009 Master of Music in Piano Performance
Fredonia State College, Fredonia, NY, USA
2009 Master of Music in Composition/Theory
Fredonia State College, Fredonia, NY, USA
2005 Bachelor of Music in Composition
Fredonia State College, Fredonia, NY, USA

Awards

2012 Amadeus Fortepiano Prize
2004, 2005 Victoria Bohlen Memorial Composition Award
2005 Fredonia State University Service Award

© Thomas Foster 2018