Timothy Yontz, Ph.D.

Wheaton College Conservatory of Music

Professor of Music Education (Director of Music Education, Symphonic​ Band Director, Conducting)


Timothy Yontz, Professor of Music Education for the Conservatory of Music at Wheaton College in Illinois, has conducted the Symphonic Band since 2007, and teaches courses in music education and conducting. Dr. Yontz is the recipient of the 2016-2017 Senior Service Achievement Award in recognition of sustained excellence in service as a Wheaton College faculty member. Under his direction, the Wheaton College Band performed at the 2014 North Central Division Conference of the College Band Directors National Association and the 2013 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 at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, he was also 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, Phi Beta Mu International School Bandmaster Fraternity, and is a recipient of the National Band Association’s “Citation of Excellence.” Dr. Yontz is an active guest conductor, clinician, and festival adjudicator. (www.timothyyontz.com)

      Timothy.Yontz@wheaton.edu

630-752-5150

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

2017

Mar 4  Plainfield Band Festival, Plainfield, IL (Clinician)

Mar 7  Little Ten Honor Band, Earlville, IL (Conductor)

Mar 11  WSMA Solo & Ensemble Contest, Wilmot, WI (Adjudicator)

Mar 15-19  CBDNA National Conference, Kansas City, MO (Attendee)

Mar 21  Fremd HS Bands (IL) at Wheaton College (Clinician)

Mar 25  Heritage Festivals, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator/Clinician)

Apr 1  Heritage Festivals, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator/Clinician)

Apr 7  Festivals of Music, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator/Clinician)

​Apr 8  Wheaton College Symphonic Band Spring Concert (Conductor)

Apr 13  Heritage Christian School Band (IN) at Wheaton College (Clinician)

Apr 21  Festivals of Music, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator/Clinician)

Apr 22  Heritage Festivals, Boston, MA (Adjudicator/Clinician)

​Apr 28 & 29  Six Flags Music Festival, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator)

May 5  Wheaton College Commencement Concert (Conductor)

May 5  Monroe MS Band (IL) at Wheaton College (Clinician)

May 6  Six Flags Music Festival, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator)

May 12 & 13  Six Flags Music Festival, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator)

May 19  Calvin Christian Collegiate Band (Canada) at Wheaton College (Clinician)​​

May 20  Six Flags Music Festival, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator)

May 27  Six Flags Music Festival, Chicago, IL (Adjudicator)

Sep 9  Washington HS Marching Contest, Washington, IL (Adjudicator)

Sep 16  Concord HS Marching Contest, Elkhart, IN (Adjudicator)

Sep 23  Plainfield South HS Marching Contest, Plainfield, IL (Adjudicator)

Sep 30  Dunlap HS Marching Contest, Dunlap, IL (Adjudicator)

Oct 3 & 5  Wheaton College Symphonic Band Children's Concerts (Conductor)

Oct 7  Romeoville High School Marching Contest, Romeoville, IL (Adjudicator)

Oct 14  Downers Grove HS Marching Contest, Downers Grove, IL (Adjudicator)

Oct 28  ISSMA Semi-State Marching Contest, Indianapolis, IN (Adjudicator)

Nov 4  Wheaton College Symphonic Band Fall Concert (Conductor)

Dec 20-23  Midwest International Band & Orchestra Clinic, Chicago, IL (Attendee)

2018

Jan 24-27  Illinois Music Education Conference, Peoria, IL (Attendee)

Feb 22-24  CBDNA North Central Division Conference, Kalamazoo, MI (Attendee)

Feb 23  Wheaton College Symphonic Band Winter Concert (Conductor)

Mar 3-11  Wheaton College Symphonic Band California Tour (Conductor) 

​Apr 14  Wheaton College Symphonic Band Spring Concert (Conductor)

May 4  Wheaton College Symphonic Band Commencement Concert (Conductor)