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Thomas R. Moore

Thomas Moore, a trombonist and conductor originally from Easton, Pennsylvania, now calls Antwerp, Belgium his home. After graduating from Indiana University in 2002, he attended the Utrecht School of the Arts in the Netherlands, earning his second Bachelor of Music degree in trombone performance. He then went on to earn his Master's degree in trombone performance and chamber music from the Koninklijk Vlaams Conservatorium in Antwerp.

Moore is a conductor and trombonist with the Nadar Ensemble and a regular guest with Spectra Ensemble. He has premiered works with groups such as ChampdAction, Ictus Ensemble, Asko Schoenberg, and the Black Page Orchestra. He has performed as a soloist at notable festivals such as //hcmf, Time of Music, and the Darmstadt New Music Summer Course. He has also been a member of the orchestra at Theater Des Westens in Berlin, conducted the Orchestra of the Royal Dutch Air Force, and served as Musical Director for the hit Dutch musical, Soldaat van Oranje.

In 2022, Moore defended his PhD in the Arts at the University of Antwerp and the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp and now works as the head of brass and a lecturer of artistic researcher at the Royal Conservatoire. He also chairs the research group Performance Practice in Perspective.