Thomas Bourgault earned the Doctor of Music Arts in Wind Studies from Rutgers University where he studied conducting with Dr. Kraig Alan Williams. There he conducted all university bands and assisted with all facets of the wind band division. Bourgault holds the Bachelor of Music in Music Education and the Master of Arts in Music from the University of New Hampshire, with a focus in composition and wind conducting. There he studied horn with John Boden and Kendall Betts, composition with Andrew Boysen, Jr. and Michael Annicchiarico, and conducting with William Kempster and Andrew Boysen, Jr.
Dr. Bourgault is currently the Wind Ensemble Conductor and Associate Band Director at Bridgewater-Raritan High School. With over 10 years of teaching experience, Dr. Bourgault has directed instrumental music programs in public schools in New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Florida prior to his appointment at BRHS.
Dr. Bourgault can be found with the following schedule for the 2017-2018 academic year:
P1 - Wind Ensemble
P2 - Lessons (appt.)
P3 - Symphonic Band
P6 - Music Workshop
P8 - Concert Band
P9 - Tutorial (appt.)
PM - Marching Band (Aug-Nov), "Monday" Jazz band (Nov-May)
Tri-M Chapter Advisor
Piano Club Advisor (Thursdays, Oct-May)