EVANSTON--Dean Toni-Marie Montgomery today announced that saxophonist Dr. Timothy McAllister has been appointed to the Bienen School of Music Faculty. He will officially join the school in fall 2012 as a tenured associate professor.
Soprano saxophonist with the renowned PRISM Quartet and an internationally acclaimed soloist, Dr. McAllister has premiered over 100 new works by major and emerging composers including Gunther Schuller, Caleb Burhans, Martin Bresnick, Brian Fennelly, Zhou long, Stephen Rush, and the Bienen School's Lee Hyla. His performance highlights include appearances with conductors such as John Adams, Marin Alsop, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Neeme Jarvi as well as a May 2010 tour with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the Grand Prize/Gold Medal in the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition.
Currently an associate professor at Arizona State University, Dr. McAllister has previously held faculty positions at the University of Arizona and SUNY Potsdam. He received BM, MM, and DMA degrees from the University of Michigan. For more information on Dr. McAllister, visit his personal web site at www.timothymcallister.com.