Keith A. Thomas is Principal Oboist of the Spokane Symphony, a position he has held since September 1992. A native of New Haven, Connecticut, he holds a Master of Music from Yale University, a student of Ronald Roseman and a Bachelor of Music, from the Eastman School of Music, a student of Richard Killmer. Thomas also is Principal Oboist of the Lancaster Music Festival, a summer festival held each year Lancaster Ohio and is Organist for The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes. Thomas has served as principal oboist for the Colorado music festival 1996 and played for the Connecticut Chamber Orchestra before moving to Spokane.
During his years in Connecticut, he was Organist and Director of Choirs at the Plantsville Congregational Church, and upon coming to Spokane, became Organist for the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Spokane, a position he held for several years before taking his present post at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes.