Organist-composer Thomas F. Savoy is founder/director emeritus of the New York Catholic Chorale (www.nycchorale.org) and president of Savoy Music House - a corporation of musical services based in Duanesburg, NY (www.savoymusic.net) . He is currently organist/choirmaster of Blessed Sacrament Church, Albany, NY. Mr. Savoy is past conductor of the RPI Chorale, an adjunct member of the music faculty at Schenectady County Community College, and is music director of the Fort Orange Club of Albany, NY.
Mr. Savoy has been the recipient of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians' composition award as well as several grants and commissions; he is also a sought after arranger of both sacred and popular music. He and partner/lyricist Byron Nilsson have done extensive cabaret work featuring the songs of Flanders & Swann, Noel Coward, Tom Lehrer, and many others. They have authored several original works including two recent musicals - “A Thousand Friends” and “iFind You @ Last.” His sacred choral works are published by G.I.A. Publications, World Library Publications both of Chicago, and his own company of Savoy Music House. As an organ recitalist and piano/organ accompanist, he has played both concerts and cabaret venues throughout the Northeast, Florida, Milwaukee, and New York City. He has also been a featured artist in providing organ and piano accompaniment to classic silent movie films.
Mr. Savoy lives in Duanesburg, NY with his wife Deborah and their five children - Emalie, Jonathan, Bradley, Theodore and Noel.