Timothy Flynn, Ph.D., received his undergraduate degree from George Mason University in Virginia, and his master’s and Ph.D. in musicology from Northwestern University in Illinois. He is professor of music at Olivet College where he conducts the choral ensembles, teaches music history, music theory and interdisciplinary courses in the arts and humanities. In addition, he has directed the opera and musical theatre productions for the college.
In addition to his responsibilities at Olivet, Dr. Flynn also recently served as the director of music and organist at St. Mary Roman Catholic Cathedral in Lansing where he conducted the Cathedral Choir in performances at the Vatican in Rome, at the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, the Basilica of St. Mark in Florence and at the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome. Founding director of the St. Cecilia Chorale, Dr. Flynn has conducted this ensemble in performances in Toronto, Ontario and Lansing. As an organist, he has performed organ recitals in Washington, D. C., Chicago, the south of France, Florence and Rome. Currently, Dr. Flynn is organist-choirmaster at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Lansing.