Tom Gabrielsen is in his seventh year as choir director of Dripping Springs High School where he also teaches AP Music Theory. Now in his twenty-seventh year as a choral director, he has taught in Houston, Lake Travis, and Leander. Mr. Gabrielsen holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from The University of Texas, and a Masters in Choral Conducting from Sam Houston State University. Choirs under his direction have earned numerous Sweepstakes Awards at U.I.L. and Regional choir competitions and festivals. Mr. Gabrielsen has served in various capacities for the Texas Music Educator's Association as well as the Texas Choral Director's Association. In addition, he is the music director at Wimberley Presbyterian Church. He has also served as Choral Adjudicator for U.I.L. events and other events including the Alabama State Choral Festival. He has recently been elected Treasurer for TMEA Region 18 Vocal Division.