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Tim Corpus

DCASE Artist

Timothy A. Corpus earned his bachelors of music degree in percussion performance from Roosevelt University and a master of music degree in music composition at the University of Hartford. As a percussionist and timpanist, Timothy has performed with ensembles throughout the United States. Tim has also taught percussion lessons since 2005 and music courses for Chicago City Colleges. Currently, Tim is Drumline Instructor at Loyola University Chicago. In addition to talent scholarships, he has received the ASCAP Plus Award annually since 2013 and Individual Artist Grants from the Illinois Arts Council and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. He also received a research grant toward his work on Filipino composer Lucio D. San Pedro. In 2013, Timothy was awarded an endorsement from the Vic Firth Education Team for his work as a percussion teacher. His music has been featured on WFMT and he has written for a variety of ensembles including Palomar Ensemble, Concorde Ensemble, Roosevelt University, Loyola University, Vox Novus and the Yorkville Fine Arts Festival. Highlights include “Breath, revisited” for Third Coast Percussion at the Kennedy Center and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Tim Corpus has crowd-funded a project with 3AP

  • The New American Timpani

    • $5,085 raised of $5,000 goal
    • 0 Days 0:00:00 LEFT
      • 3Arts matched
      • 102% funded

    The New American Timpani is a project to fund the composition, recording, and performance of three new works featuring timpani. These new works, composed by me, will be recorded and performed by percussionists of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at …

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