Timothy Yontz, Ph.D.

Wheaton College Conservatory of Music

Associate Professor of Music Education

​Director of Bands and Music Education


Feb 3  Metea Valley High School Band, Aurora, IL (Clinician)
Feb 11  Batavia High School Band, Batavia, IL (Clinician)
Feb 12  District 211 Honors Orch Wind Sectional, Hoffman Estates, IL (Clinician)
Feb 18  The Wheaton College Symphonic Band, Batavia, IL (Conductor)
Feb 21  The Wheaton College Symphonic Band (Conductor)
Mar 7-15  The Wheaton College Symphonic Band Tour (Conductor)
Mar 19-20  Illinois Association of Christian Schools Fine Arts (Adjudicator)
Mar 21  WSMA S&E Contest, Brown Deer MS/HS, Brown Deer, WI (Adjudicator)

Mar 23-24  District 87 Honor Band, Glen Ellyn, IL (Conductor)
Mar 25-28  College Band Directors National Assoc, Nashville, TN (Attendee)
Apr 17  Festivals of Music, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator)
Apr 18  The Wheaton College Symphonic Band (Conductor)
Apr 24  Pius X HS (Nebraska) at Wheaton College (Clinician)
Apr 24  Parkway Central MS (Minnesota) at Wheaton College (Clinician)
Apr 25  Heritage Festival, Toronto, Canada (Adjudicator)

May 1  Music in the Parks Festival, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator)

May 2  Music in the Parks Festival, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator)
May 8  The Wheaton College Symphonic Band (Conductor)
May 16  Music in the Parks Festival, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator)
Jun 6  Music in the Parks Festival, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator) 
July 12-18  World Assoc of Symph Bands and Ensembles, San Jose, CA (Attendee)
Sep 12  Washington HS Marching Band Contest, Washington, IL (Adjudicator)

Sep 19  Pontiac HS Marching Band Contest, Pontiac, IL (Adjudicator)

Sep 24-25  Illinois & Indiana Teachers' Convention, Schaumburg, IL (Presenter)  
Sep 26  Wheaton North HS Marching Band Contest, Wheaton, IL (Adjudicator)

Oct 3  Indiana Marching Band Contest, Indiana (Adjudicator)
Oct 10  ISSMA Scholastic Marching Band Prelims, Indiana (Adjudicator)
Oct 13 & 15  The Wheaton College Symphonic Band (Conductor)

​Oct 17  Harrison HS Marching Band Contest, Gulfport, Mississippi (Adjudicator)

Oct 24  Downers Grove South HS Music Bowl, Downers Grove, IL (Adjudicator)

Oct 31  ISSMA Semi-State Marching Band Contest, Indiana (Adjudicator)
Nov 14-15  All-District Honor Band, Dekalb HS, IN (Conductor)

Timothy Yontz, Ph.D.
Wheaton College
501 College Ave
Wheaton, Illinois 60187

Timothy.Yontz@wheaton.edu
​630.752.5150

Timothy Yontz has conducted The Wheaton College Symphonic Band since 2007, and is Associate Professor of Music Education for the Conservatory of Music at Wheaton College in Illinois, teaching courses in music education and conducting. Under his direction, The Wheaton College Symphonic Band has performed at the North Central Division Conference of the College Band Directors National Association and the Illinois Music Education Conference.


Before joining the faculty at Wheaton College, Dr. Yontz served as Associate Director of Bands at the University of Nebraska at Omaha for six years, and Director of Bands and Coordinator of Fine Arts in Wisconsin and Indiana public schools for seventeen years. While in Omaha, he was Music Director of the Nebraska Wind Symphony, Omaha’s Community Concert Band.


Dr. Yontz holds a Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Nebraska, Master of Music from Butler University, and Bachelor of Music Education from Indiana University. He is a member of the College Band Directors National Association, Illinois Music Education Association, National Association for Music Education, Phi Beta Mu International School Bandmaster Fraternity, World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, and is a recipient of the National Band Association’s “Citation of Excellence.” He is active as a guest conductor, clinician, and festival adjudicator. (www.timothyyontz.com)