Professor of Music
Music, College of Arts and Sciences
Started at Bethel
- Wheaton College Conservatory of Music - B.M.E., 1975
- Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University - M.M., 1981
- University of Northern Colorado - D.A., 2001
Areas of expertise
Thompson teaches courses in instrumental conducting, instrumental pedagogies, private trumpet instruction, and conducts the Bethel Wind Symphony. Thompson maintains an active performing schedule as a trumpeter in the Upper Midwest and the Eastern United States. He is sought after as a clinician and as an adjudicator for numerous contest events.