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Timothy Kramer

Timothy Kramer

Edward Capps Professor of Humanities and Professor of Music
McGaw Fine Arts Center, Room 131
217.245.3410
Education
University of Michigan | D.M.A. | Music Composition
University of Michigan | M.M. | Music Composition
Pacific Lutheran University | B.M. | Composition and Organ Performance
Fulbright Certificate | Hochschule für Musik, Detmold, Germany
Bio

Timothy Kramer's works have been performed widely throughout the world by major ensembles and orchestras, including such groups as the Indianapolis, Detroit, Tacoma, and San Antonio Symphony Orchestras, the Winters Chamber Orchestra, North/South Consonance, the SOLI Ensemble, the ONIX Ensemble (Mexico), the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings, Luna Nova, and Ensemble Mise-en.  He has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the NEA, the MacDowell Colony, Meet the Composer, BMI, ASCAP, and the American Guild of Organists, and commissions from the Midwest Clinic, the Utah Arts Festival, and the Detroit Chamber Winds, among others. In addition to his degrees, he was a Fulbright Scholar to Germany.  Originally from Washington State, he taught at Trinity University in San Antonio for 19 years, where he also founded CASA (the Composers Alliance of San Antonio) before joining the Illinois College faculty in 2010.