Applied Voice, Opera Workshop, Theater Productions
Dr. Timothy Schmidt, assistant professor of music, arrived at Southeast Missouri State University in 2008. He holds degrees from Westmont College (B.A. in Music), University of Northern Colorado (M.M. in Voice Performance and Choral Conducting), and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (D.M.A. in Voice Performance and Literature, secondary concentration in Theater). He teaches Applied Voice, Opera, and Vocal Pedagogy, and his teaching background includes classical, commercial, and music theater styles. He participated in the 2001 NATS Teaching Internship Program, mentoring with Professor Robert Harrison of Indiana University.
His performance experience includes oratorio works such as Bach's St. John Passion, Haydn's Creation, Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, and Handel's Messiah; his operatic repertoire includes roles in Le Nozze di Figaro, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Street Scene, Die Fledermaus, Albert Herring, Pélleas et Melisande, and numerous Gilbert and Sullivan operettas. In 2005, he created the role of Isaiah Bartlett in the world premier performance and recording of Where the Cross Is Made, by Nancy Van de Vate.