Dr. Thomas Joyce
Originally from Cambridge, England, THOMAS JOYCE, D.M.A. spent many of his formative years in the United States. As a chorister at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C., Thomas also studied piano, cello, and organ, and served as a cathedral acolyte. Thomas spent his junior and senior years of high school at Interlochen Arts Academy in Northern Michigan. He holds degrees in music with majors in organ performance from Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, Yale University Institute of Sacred Music, and the University of Washington.
Thomas has served many churches and cathedrals throughout the United States as an organist and choral conductor (Trinity Episcopal Church-on-the-Green, New Haven; St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, K St., Washington D.C.; St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, Church of the North American Martyrs, Seattle, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Burlingame. Thomas found his home in Santa Barbara in the summer of 2014, beginning his position as Minister of Keyboard Music at Trinity Episcopal Church.
He teaches private lessons in piano, organ, voice, and musicianship, and is active in the Santa Barbara community as a keyboard accompanist and collaborative artist. Thomas is an adjunct instructor of organ at Westmont College and choral accompanist/adjunct instructor of organ at Santa Barbara City College.