Thomas Albert

Charles A. Levitan Chair in Music Theatre; Professor, Composition and Musical Theatre Direction


Ruebush 127-H


Faculty Member since 1974

"Art isn't easy." Stephen Sondheim

Teaching Area:

Musical Theatre


A.B., Barton College; M.M., D.M.A., University of Illinois

Professional Highlights

  • Music director and conductor for more than 120 musicals and revues for the Conservatory and Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre, most recently for Into the Woods, Sweet Charity, Grease, 9 to 5, The Who's Tommy, Assassins, The Boy Friend, Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida, Curtains, Damn Yankees, and A Chorus Line.
  • Composed incidental music and provided sound design for Shenandoah plays, including Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Metamorphoses, Peer Gynt, Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches, and The Caucasian Chalk Circle.
  • Concert music performed throughout the U.S. and abroad, and recorded by Philadelphia's Relche Ensemble, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, and the Grammy-winning eighth blackbird.
  • Member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, The Southeastern Theatre Conference, and Musical Theatre Educators Alliance-International.

Thomas Albert, Composer
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