Thomas Yonke received a bachelor’s degree in Music Composition and a Graduate Certificate in Choral Composition from Missouri State University. While at MSU, he studied under the tutelage of Dr. Michael Murray, Dr. John Prescott, and the mentorship of Dr. Cameron LaBarr. Thomas is a published composer through Walton Music and works as a License Holder Support Agent for School Music License, LLC. In addition to choral music, he writes in a variety of styles including contemporary rock and solo voice. Through his music, he seeks to tell stories that inspire critical thinking and a deeper understanding of what it means to be human. Thomas currently resides in St. Charles, Missouri with his wife Haley.