Thomas Cannon has participated in young artists’ programs at The Glimmerglass Festival; Arizona Opera; Chautauqua Opera; Crested Butte Music Festival; Dallas Opera; International Vocal Arts Institute in Tel Aviv, Israel; Santa Fe Opera; Opera Roanoke; and the Music Academy of the West. He has appeared on the concert stage at Carnegie Hall as soloist in Verdi’s Requiem to benefit victims of Japan’s Earthquake; and with The Cecilia Chorus of New York, singing Mozart’s Vesperae Solennes de Confessore and Schubert’s Stabat Mater. Elsewhere, he has performed a host of oratorio and orchestra works including Mozart’s Requiem, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, and Handel’s Messiah.
Mr. Cannon is a graduate of Baylor University and The Juilliard School on full scholarship. Notable teachers include Nico Castel, Joan Dornemann, Mignon Dunn, Marlena Kleinman Malas, and Sherrill Milnes.
Mr. Cannon has garnered awards from the Dallas Opera Guild (Encouragement Award), Chautauqua Opera (Guild Award), the Anna Sosenko Assist Trust, Palm Beach Opera (Finalist), Opera Birmingham (Encouragement Award), and the Metropolitan Opera National Council (Regional Finalist).