Timothy Newton > Chorus Conductor
Dr. Tim Newton, Associate Professor of Music at SUNY Oneonta, conductor of the Chamber Singers and conductor/coach for opera and musical theater, teaches a number of courses in history, theory, conducting, and voice. He holds degrees from the Ithaca College School of Music and the University of Illinois and has apprenticed with Pittsburgh Opera, and accompanies young artists for Glimmerglass Opera, as well as giving several talks on operatic subjects. Tim has been a member of the Philharmonia, London Symphony and BBC Symphony Choruses while teaching at the American School in England, and has just returned from singing Verdi’s Requiem with the Philharmonia Chorus and the Valencia (Spain) Symphony conducted by Yaron Traub with Maria Guleghina, soprano to rave reviews on June 14, 2014. His has conducted choruses on tours throughout the United States, UK, and Japan, and his SUNY Oneonta Chamber Singers were the first Oneonta ensemble to receive a national conference invitation at Yale University in 2009. At Oneonta, he has coached and conducted several stage works including Menotti’s The Medium, Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, Sweet Charity, and Gershwins’ Of Thee I sing. His Oneonta voice students have performed in masterclasses with Francesca Zambello and Tobias Picker, and recently in performance with London’s Philharmonia Chorus.