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Yontz, Timothy (PhD)

Associate Professor
Bower School of Music & the Arts
Office: MUS 0121
Phone: 239-590-7188

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Ph.D. Administration, Curriculum, and Instruction in Music – University of Nebraska, 2001
Master of Music – Butler University, 1990
Bachelor of Music Education – Indiana University, 1984


Instrumental Music Education, Instrumental Conducting

Research and Teaching Interests

Wind Band Instruction, Conducting, Music Education

Courses Offered

  • Wind Orchestra (MUN 4143)
  • Teaching Instrumental Music (MUE 4344)
  • Instrumental Literature and Conducting (MUG 3204)
  • Introduction to Conducting (MUG 3104)
  • Instrumental Chamber Music (MUN 3463)
  • Junior Recital (MUS 3953)
  • Senior Recital (MUS 4954)

Conference Presentations

  • "How is Your Float, Flick, Dab, and Punch? Using Laban-based Principles of Movement to Improve Nonverbal Conducting"
  • "Respect Your Audience"
  • "What Does My School Administrator "REALLY" Expect?"

Grants & Awards

  • 2016-2017 Senior Service Achievement Award in recognition of sustained service at Wheaton College
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha Band Hall of Fame

Backpacking, Camping, Exercise, Pickleball