Timothy Beattie is a graduate of the University of South Alabama (Bachelor of Science in Music Education), and Troy University (Masters of Science in Music Industry) and Louisiana State University (PhD in Music Composition). He is a participating member of NAFME: National Association for Music Education, SMT (Society for Music Theory), and ASCAP (American Society for Composers, Authors, Publishers). Timothy has devoted his talent and experience towards being an active composer, performer, instructor, and conductor.
Dr. Beattie studied composition with world-renowned composers Robert W. Smith (Troy University), Dinos Constantinides (Lousiana State University), and Clifton Callender (Florida State Univerity). His work has been played by multiple ensembles in the Mobile, AL area. His Marimba Concertino Shortcut was premiered by the University of South Alabama in 2011. Beattie's compositions have been performed throughout the southeast (Stephen F. Austin University, Baton Rouge Public Libraries, Davidson High School). He earned first place in the 2014 LSU Wind Ensemble Composition Competition with his piece Autumnal Equinox (Tone Poem for Wind Ensemble) and was premiered by the LSU Symphonic Winds in April, 2015. The third movement of his Four Corners (marimba concerto) was premiered by Gustavo Miranda and the Louisiana Sinfonietta. His The Frequency (Quintet for Flute, Trumpet, Vibes, Marimba, Piano)