Thomas Juneau, D.M.A.
Director of Choral Activities Wagner College, New York City
Music Director, Summit Chorale
Music Director, Church of Saint Joseph, Carteret, NJ
Dr. Thomas Juneau is Director of Choral Activities at Wagner College in New York City. He serves as Music Director of the Summit Chorale, now in its 111th season, and as Minister of Music at Saint Joseph’s Church in Carteret, NJ. Additionally, Dr. Juneau teaches general music at Saint Joseph’s School.
A prolific conductor and composer, Dr. Juneau has conducted many major works, including Handel’s Dixit Dominus, Beethoven’s Mass in C, the Requiems of Mozart, Fauré, Duruflé, Brahms and most recently John Conahan’s Three Doors: A Requiem. As a composer, his compositions for chorus are published by Walton Music, Alliance Music, Southern Music Company, Hal Leonard Corporation, and Carl Fisher Music Company. An album of his music, Visions Eternal, recorded by the Juneau Vocal Alliance in collaboration with The Summit Chorale, was released in 2015 on the Ravello label and distributed by Naxos of America.
As an educator, Thomas is deeply committed to furthering the education of young conductors as they begin their professional journeys. He frequently collaborates with young conductors; offering them guidance, mentorship and opportunity through the early stages of their professional careers.
Dr. Juneau’s newest major choral and orchestral work Missa Jubilate Deo, now the Missa Pacem in Terra, was premiered in July 2018 as the centerpiece of the inaugural Season of “The Premiere Project”, a collaborative initiative of The Continuo Arts Foundation and the Fondazione Pro Musica e Arte Sacra, in Rome, Italy. Dr. Juneau is in high demand for commissions and his compositions have been performed around the world.