Tom has been member of Calvin for the past 10 years and is delighted to direct King's Ringers. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon with a Masters degree in Music Education. He taught in public and private schools while working part time in music ministry. In 1993 he moved to Tigard to serve as Minister of Music at Tigard Christian Church.
His hometown is Bend, Oregon and he grew up with a family that loved camping, hunting, gardening and exploring the backroads of the state. Recently retired, he spends his time working in his garden, camping and taking road trips with his lovely wife Carolyn.
Tom is a trombonist and plays with the Oregon Sinfonietta, Portland's Jewish Community Orchestra, and Encore Brass. He is a Board member with Bells of the Cascades where he is an accomplished schlepper of equipment for their performances.