Michael Timpson, Composer
Michael Sidney Timpson is an Associate Professor of Composition at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, Korea. In 2009, he was a Senior Fulbright Research Scholar, Taiwan for research on Chinese instruments. He has also been a professor at University of South Florida, Rhodes College and University of Kansas; he earned his composition degrees at University of Southern California, Eastman School of Music, and University of Michigan. A winner of multiple composition awards, recorded on major labels, and with significant publications, his works continue to be featured throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia. His works have received performances by ensembles such as New York New Music Ensemble, Chai Found Music Workshop, Karien Ensemble, Kiev Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic, The Florida Orchestra, Jacksonville Symphony, China National Film Orchestra, the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, and the National Orchestra of Korea.