Artist Teacher of Violin and Viola
B.M.E., The Ohio State University
M.M., Mannes College of Music (Viola Performance)
Extensive Studies with: Karen Ritscher, John Graham, and Dr. Robert Gillespie.
Thomas Goodrich has garnered over fifteen years experience as a music educator. He has previously served as The Director of Orchestras at Denver School of the Arts, La Cueva High School (Albuquerque, NM) and as Conductor of the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program. As a violist, Thomas has performed with the Santa Fe Symphony, Breckenridge Music Institute, Opera Northeast, and the New York Chamber Ensemble, among others. He is also active throughout the state as a conductor, clinician, and adjudicator. As an administrator, Thomas has served as Production Manager for Music From Angel Fire, Director of Adult Education at the former TVI Community College, and Technology Training Coverage Officer for Morgan Stanley. He currently serves as Commission Administrator for the New Mexico Music Commission, a Governor-appointed advisory body affiliated with New Mexico Arts and the state Department of Cultural Affairs.