For more than forty years, baritone Thomas Buckner has not only left his mark on the new music scene in the USA as a singer and vocal improvisation artist but also as a concert organiser. He has initiated concert series for experimental music in Berkley, California and New York and has founded several record labels. Thomas Buckner received classical training from legendary French opera singer Martial Singher and has since continuously developed new vocal techniques, expanding his expressive spectrum. Thomas Buckner has premiered over 100 works by contemporary composers, has to date recorded over 40 CDs and is regularly invited to perform around the world. His passion for experimentation has led to collaborations with multimedia artists as well as visual artists in installative work.