Prof. Thomas Caplin

Prof. Thomas Caplin specializes within the pedagogical/psychological aspects of choral leadership, emphasizing choral leadership before conducting. This focus is fundamental in his book on choral leadership, globally published in 2017 – ”The Learning Conductor”. Another specialty is the cross field between classical and rhythmical singing, methodology, leadership.

He is frequently engaged as guest conductor and clinician, and as adjudicator in competitions.
International engagement also include Conductors Without Borders, World Choir Council, World Youth Choir (founder, 1989)

His publications include a number of compositions, arrangements and CD recordings He has received international recognitions for his leadership of the following choirs:
The Lund University Male Choir (Sweden) World Choir Champions, Shaoxing 2010), Chamber Choir Collegium Vocale (Norway), Oslo University Male Choir (World Choir Champion, Xiamen, China 2006), Defrost Youth Choir.

His present employment is Professor in music at the Inland University College, Hamar (Norway).