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Tutor profile: Tim C.

Tim C.
Private Teacher since 2005
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About Tim

About Tim
Raised in the Chicagoland area, Mr. Corpus earned his bachelor of music degree in percussion performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University and received his master of music degree in music composition from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford. As an internationally performed composer, his compositions have been heard across four continents. Highlights include performances at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, RHA Gallery in Ireland, Federal Justice Cultural Center of Brazil, the Museum of Modern Art...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have 12 years of educating experience with students age 4 to adult. Coursework taught at Chicago City Colleges, workshops and presentations at Field Museum of Natural History, Illinois State University, and Elmhurst College, among others. Founding Drumline Director at Loyola University Chicago and organized music education programs for 6,000+ children in northwest Indiana.
University of Hartford
Music - Composition
Master's Degree
2010 - 2012
Roosevelt University
Music - Percussion
Bachelor's Degree
2006 - 2010

Work Experience

Work Experience
Lake Forest Symphony, Executive Director
2017 - 2020
Led the Lake Forest Symphony to historic 2018-19 Season with its first financially profitable season since 2013-14, multiple awards from the Illinois Council of Orchestras, and GRAMMY-Award nomination for debut album Liquid Melancholy.
Freelance, Composer
2010 - 2020
Training and experience as composer and performer. Highlights include original compositions heard on television (CNN Money), radio (98.7 WFMT, KING FM: Second Inversion) & five continents. Venues include Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, New York Museum of Modern Art, Chicago Cultural Center, RHA Gallery in Dublin, Ireland and the Centro Cultural Justica Federal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Hyde Park Youth Symphony, Executive Director
2016 - 2017
Started as General Manager and became first Executive Director of the organization. Established first flagship sponsorship with University of Chicago Medicine, and added new satellite program with Progressive Beulah Church.
Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, Education Coordinator
2015 - 2017
Managed children’s concerts and education programs for 6,000+ children and families, founded new hand drumming program in East Chicago, IN, and Northwest Indiana Symphony Music Educator’s Award.
Loyola University Chicago, Drumline Director
2012 - 2017
Founding Drumline Director, composed music for drumline and taught percussion technique.

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