Dr. Tim Farrell

Chair, Music, Theatre, and Dance, Trumpet and Jazz

Phone: (308) 865-8618   |    Email: farrelltp@unk.edu

Dr. Tim Farrell

Biography

Dr. Tim Farrell is Chair of the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. Dr. Farrell also teaches trumpet and directs the jazz ensemble at UNK.  Before moving to Nebraska, Tim was Chair of the Music Department at the University of South Dakota. Dr. Farrell also taught at Fort Lewis College, in Durango, Colorado for twelve years where he was assistant dean, the applied trumpet teacher and Director of Jazz Studies. In 2008, he won the highly coveted Alice Admire Teaching Award at Fort Lewis College.

Dr. Farrell spends his summers teaching trumpet at the International Music Camp and performing with the International Brass Quintet. Dr. Farrell is a Yamaha Performing Artist.  He performs on a YTR-8335 Bb, YTR-8445 C and YFH-631G Flugelhorn.  Tim can also be seen on the Sound Innovations trumpet DVD published by Alfred Music in 2010.  Dr. Farrell received his Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Oregon, Master of Music from Northwestern University and his Bachelor of Musical Arts from Pacific Lutheran University.