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Dr. Thomas M. Hodgman is in his 19th year as Professor of Music and Director of Choral Ensembles, where he conducts the College Choir and Chamber Choir, and teaches conducting, choral methods, and aural skills.  He has served as guest conductor and adjudicator in California, New Jersey, New York, Michigan and Ohio. His choirs have performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and in Beijing, China as part of the 2008 Summer Olympics. In 2014, the College Choir performed in concert with world-renowned tenor, Andrea Bocelli and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The Adrian College Choir continues to make noted appearances with both the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Hodgman’s choirs have toured throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and China. In addition to his conducting engagements, Dr. Hodgman has co-authored three textbooks with his wife, Dr. Colleen Conway on faculty at the University of Michigan: Handbook for the Beginning Music Teacher (GIA, 2006), Teaching Music in Higher Education (Oxford, 2008), and Handbook for the Beginning Music Mentor (GIA, 2010).

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Dr. Thomas M. Hodgman is in his 16th year as Director of Choral Ensembles at Adrian College. He has served as guest conductor and adjudicator in California, New Jersey, New York, Michigan and Ohio.  His choirs have performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall, the Kennedy Center, and have toured China, Australia, New Zealand, as well as parts of Europe, and the United States. He has co-authored three books with his wife, Colleen Conway: Handbook for the Beginning Music Teacher (GIA, 2006), Teaching Music in Higher Education (Oxford, 2008), and Handbook for the Beginning Music Mentor (GIA 2010).  Dr. Hodgman earned a doctorate at the Eastman School of Music and masters degree at Westminster Choir College.