Conductor Thomas W. Jones joined the Mineola Choral Society in 2006. He has been the Assistant Conductor of the New York Choral Society and the New York Choral Society Chamber Singers. Tom continues as conductor of the Huntington Men’s Chorus and conductor of the Stone House Singers, a chamber choir in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Tom is a graduate of Amherst College, and received his Masters Degree from Northwestern University where he studied choral conducting with Margaret Hillis and composition with M. William Karlins. Tom has also studied choral conducting in master classes with Helmuth Rilling at the Oregon Bach Festival and Fiora Contino at the Aspen Music Festival. His compositions have been performed in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.