Thomas Goss

Education Composer-in-Residence

California-born Thomas Goss is a professional composer and orchestrator with an impressive roster of clients including Billy Ocean, Mel C, Sharon Corr and others. His compositions, orchestrations, and arrangements have been performed by such ensembles as Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony Chamber Ensemble

Goss is a pioneer in the field of orchestral education and has created programming for every professional orchestra in New Zealand. For the past several years, Orchestra Wellington has presented his ongoing series Baby Pops as staple for young listeners. Goss may be found online at the helm of the internet community Orchestration Online, with a social media following of over ten thousand composers, musicians, and music students.