Thomas Young

on leave spring semester

Cleveland Music School Settlement. Cleveland Institute of Music. Singer, actor, and conductor; founder and conductor, Los Angeles Vocal Ensemble; principal with San Francisco Opera, Royal Opera House, Opéra La Monnaie, Netherlands Opera, Opéra de Lyon, New York City Opera, and Houston Grand Opera; festivals in Vienna, Salzburg, Holland, Maggio, and Munich; two Grammy nominations; two Cleo nominations; national tours, Broadway, Off Broadway, regional theatre, and television. SLC, 1989–

Course Information

Current undergraduate courses

Jazz Vocal Seminar


Through an exploration of the relationship of melody, harmony, rhythm, text, style, and how these elements can be combined and manipulated to create meaning and beauty, a significant level of vocal development will be expected and required.


Studio Class

The Studio Class is a beginning course in basic vocal technique. Each student’s vocal needs are met within the structure and content of the class.


Previous courses