Thomas Reilly - Conductor, Coach & Pianist
Thomas Reilly is an active vocal coach/pianist in the Washington area. Locally, his operatic career has included working as an Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master with the Washington Opera, Washington Concert Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, the In Series, and Summer Opera Theater. He served as the principal coach/pianist for the opera program at the Brevard Music Center in Brevard, North Carolina for several summers. In Caracas, Venezuela, he served on the faculty of the Caracas Opera Center as a vocal coach and chorus master and was a member of the musical staffs of both the Opera Metropolitana and the Opera de Caracas.
On the recital stage, he has partnered countless singers in venues such as the Kennedy Center, the Phillips Gallery of Art, the Toronto Center for the Arts, the Clinton Presidential Library, the National Gallery of Art, and the White House. He is a former faculty member of the Rome School of Music at the Catholic University of America, and has served on the faculty and as the director of the vocal program at the Amalfi Coast Music Festival.