Dr. Tim Farrell

Professor of Music, High Brass & Jazz

Office: FAB 233   |    Phone: (308) 865-8473   |    Email: farrelltp@unk.edu

Dr. Tim Farrell


Dr. Tim Farrell is a Professor of Music at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. He teaches applied trumpet and horn, jazz improvisation, music education courses and directs the UNK Jazz/Rock Ensemble.  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, chair, the applied high-brass teacher, and Director of Jazz Studies. In 2008, he won the highly coveted Alice Admire Teaching Award at Fort Lewis College.

Dr. Farrell is a Yamaha Performing Artist.  Tim can 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.