Kickoff Opening Celebration
October 5, 2018, 7:30 pm
Concert and Mind Body Connection
October 6, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Afternoon Option 1: A Musical Meditation Experience
October 6, 2018, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
October 6, 2018, 7:30 pm 8:30 pm
Community Concert and Weekend Close
October 7, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
John Thomas is a composer, pianist, music director, actor, photographer, writer, and event producer. His music runs a wide gamut of styles: classical, New Orleans, Broadway, rhythm & blues, Balkan, Latin and more.
John composed “Pure PolyESTHER,” a biblical burlesque (with Abe Rybeck) and music for the theater productions of Camille, The Ash Girl, and A Perfect Ganesh. He wrote and performed the solo show, Spontaneous Me: A Night with Walt Whitman, for which he also composed the original music score. He was music director for Hair, Cabaret, The Wild Party, Working, Candide, and other shows. He portrayed, Manny, the pianist in the Maria Callas story, Master Class; Cosme McMoon, Florence Foster Jenkin’s flamboyant pianist, in Souvenir; Mashkan, the Viennese vocal coach in, Old Wicked Songs; and, Tevye, in Fiddler on the Roof. He produced Great Music on Sundays @5, Celebration of Life, and WorldFest in Provincetown MA.
In 2007, John recorded a CD of original music titled, Composing Myself. His 2015 CD, Look to the Stars, with tenor Christopher Sidoli, features songs about the night, stars, moon, water, and nature.
John’s photographs have been exhibited in Provincetown museums and the Berta Walker Gallery.