Member Profile: Timothy Roy
TIMOTHY ROY (b. 1987, Nederland, Texas) composes music steeped in imagery and allusion, which often seeks to conjure a sense of time, place, and feeling. His work has been presented nationally and internationally, with performances at the Music Biennale Zagreb, Birmingham ElectroAcoustic Sound Theatre (BEAST), National Theater of Taipei, Bowling Green New Music Festival, June in Buffalo, Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium, International Computer Music Festival (ICMC), Center of Cypriot Composers, Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) National Conference, Electronic Music Midwest, and the International Electroacoustic Music Festival of Chile, “Ai-maako.” He has received honors from the International Competition of Electroacoustic Composition “Prix Destellos” (First Prize), the Ninth International Musicacoustica-Beijing Composition Competition (First Prize, student mixed media), Sigma Alpha Iota Inter- American Music Awards (Winner), the First International Jean Sibelius Composition Competition (Finalist), and the Ninth Edition of the International Composition Competition “Città di Udine” (Finalist). Timothy holds a bachelor’s degree in composition from Southern Methodist Universityand a master’s degree in composition from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is currently a doctoral student at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where he serves as the Teaching Fellow for the Rice Electroacoustic Music Labs (REMLABS).