Founded in 1949, Tucson Masterworks Chorale is Southern Arizona’s premier community chorus. We strive to make the great masterworks of choral literature, from pre-Baroque to contemporary, accessible to singers and audience members from all walks of life, to grow musically, and to encourage cultural participation in our community. We are a NonProfit 501(c)(3) organization, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
TMC’s New Artistic Director
Luke Diamond is a baritone, composer, pianist, and conductor residing in Tucson, Arizona where he serves as music director for the Tucson Masterworks Chorale, Tucson Summer Chorus, and Christ Presbyterian Church. He has also served as the music director for the Voices in the Oaks Chorale and the Tucson Barbershop experience.
His compositions have been featured on performances by the West Virginia University College of Fine Arts and El Hogar de Niños Enmanuel, and notably include the opera Ma Grâce te Suffit, and the musicals Flooded: The First Lockdown, What Have You Got to Lose, The Trouble with Gold, and This Ol’ Book.
Before moving to Tucson, Luke was Music Director at Trinity Christian School in West Virginia and Assistant Director of the St. Patrick Catholic Church Festival Orchestra and Chorus. He also served as the music director for numerous theater productions in and around the Pittsburgh area, among them West Side Story, Jekyll and Hyde, and Singin’ in the Rain.
He holds a Master of Music degree in choral Conducting from the University of Arizona, a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal performance from West Virginia University, and studied conducting at Westminster Choir College in New Jersey and Bard University in New York.