Thomas Larson offers instruction to all students at any level of knowledge and experience. Plainchant is difficult to sing well but through his guidance the students learn the melodies of the Ordinaries and Propers of the Mass, as well as the techniques of how to sing. Dr. Larson received his Ph.D. from the University of Dallas in 2001. He is an Associate Professor at Saint Anselm College where he teaches Philosophy, Humanities, and the Great Books. Dr. Larson is also the Director of the Schuler Singers, an adult choir in southern New Hampshire committed to preserving and promoting Gregorian chant and Renaissance polyphony within the Sacred Liturgy. Some of his influences are: William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Tomás Luis de Victoria, and Orlando di Lasso. Dr. Larson lives in Goffstown and helps in the homeschooling of his four children.