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"Mister Tim came to the 2010 and 2011 Kettering-Fairmont A Cappella Festival as a performer, clinician and teacher. He worked with students and groups during the day, and his instruction was inspiring. Many directors said their group's direction changed right in front of their eyes. He performed in the night concerts for hundreds of high school students and adults and tore the place up. The audience laughed, cheered and screamed! Mister Tim is the rare 'jack of all
trades' that is master of ALL. Hire this man now, or regret it later."
Brody McDonald, Director of Choirs 
Kettering-Fairmont High School, Kettering, OH


"Mister Tim possesses a rare combination of uncanny talent, first-class entertainment value, and professionalism.  He added a much needed touch of class to my event.  Mister Tim's unique talents appeal to everyone, regardless of age or musical taste."
Stephen Ross, Choir Director
Skyline High School, Longmont, CO

"Mister Tim really made our event completely awesome.  He was flexible, creative, personable, interactive, and entertaining. He not only performed his mindblowing original songs, but also served as competition judge, clinician, master of ceremonies, and workshop leader.  He established a great rapport with the students and audiences and challenged everyone to grow in their creativity.  I was particularly impressed how he engaged all of the performers in an impromptu group performance at the end of one of the competitions.  I loved everything he did as a performer and clinician and the students raved about it for weeks."
Adam Beeken, Choir Director
Lexington Catholic High School, Lexington, KY

On Working with Students:

"At practice the other night we were each sharing the things that we had learned [at SoJam 2008]. One of the girls that attended your "Be Better Now" class said that class was absolutely life changing for her, and she was so grateful for all she learned. I felt the same about the marketing class you taught." 
Joshua Hall, Admissions Counselor, 
Southern Virginia University, SVU "Fading Point" 


"During the clinic with my vocal ensemble, he inspired them to bring up their level of performance through strong musical insights and novel drills. Their enthusiasm and confidence grew in memorable ways in a very short time. His understanding of the high school psyche helped him capture their attention and challenge them to stretch outside of their comfort zone.

Definitely, Mister Tim had the strongest impact of any clinician we’ve had!!!" 

Lois Peterson, Choir Director
Lakewood High School, Lakewood, CO

"He helped so much in terms of giving us a vision of what we can become and how we need to address our audience. I would definitely have him back. He instilled confidence, was positive and produced amazing changes in short time."
Paul Bodily, BYU

"THANK YOU for all you hard work, time, talent and patience with our kiddos!!  It warms my heart to have a musical outlet for the kids and to have a genius like you working with them makes it that much better!"

Diane Johnson, William Smith High School, Aurora, CO


"Excellent. He really gave us a good idea about the importance of showmanship. He taught us what we could do to make things entertaining. He was very knowledgeable but also very encouraging in the suggestions he gave to us. Great experience. I would have him come back any day."
 Bryson Taylor, BYU


"Amazing!!! is there any way we can get Mr. Tim to come back every acappella Jam. I feel that our entire set was made infintely better because of his observations and advice. I learned more in that hour about how to perform for an audience than I have anywhere else. "
Kyle Nelson, BYU


On Performances:

Mister Tim is marvelous!!! His ingenuity, use of humor and performance skills held our high school audience captive during assembly. Creatively using electronic devices, he layered motive on motive and transformed grooves into songs almost magically before their eyes. His use of current musical and literary references resonated with our young audience.
Lois Peterson, Choir Director 
Lakewood High School, Lakewood, CO



Mister Tim was an exciting and entertaining performance for our Middle School students as a reward assembly. Mister Tim does an excellent job of crowd participation and making the assembly exciting and fun. My students thoroughly enjoyed this assembly and the students were talking about it days after the assembly. I look forward to re-booking Mister Tim at our school.
Shawn McLeod, Principal 
South Jordan Middle School, South Jordan, UT 


"AWESOME! HILARIOUS! Enough said. " 
Mister Tim 'Electric Vocal Show' Audience Member


"He was FANTASTIC. His music is original and brilliant and he has a natural presence on stage that draws the audience's attention to him." 
Mister Tim 'Electric Vocal Show' Audience Member


"Mr. Tim was hilarious, fun and a spectacular artist. It was amazing to watch him work, and his sense of comedic timing was impeccable. As an audience it was fun just to watch, and then to be involved in his performance." 
Mister Tim 'Electric Vocal Show' Audience Member


More performance quotes and reviews.


References

Middle School/Elem

Shawn McLeod, Principal 
South Jordan Middle School 
South Jordan, UT
Shawn.mcleod [at] jordan [dot] k12 [dot] ut [dot] us

Laurie Goodsell, Assistant Principal
Fort Herriman Middle School
Fort Herriman, UT
laurie.goodsell [at] fortherriman [dot] org

Holly Banfield, Choir Teacher
Butler Middle School
Cottonwood Heights, UT
holly.banfield [at] canyonsdistrict [dot] org

Jean Jones, Secretary
Spring Creek Elementary, Provo, UT
801.370.4650


High School

Brody McDonald, Director of Choral Activities
Kettering Fairmont High School, Kettering, OH
937.499.1680
brody.mcdonald [at] ketteringschools [dot] org

Lois Peterson, Choir Director
Lakewood High School, Lakewood, CO
petersenlois [at] comcast [dot] net

Liz Evans, Choir Director
Nederland Middle/Senior High School, Nederland, CO
liz [dot] evans [at] bvsd [dot] org

Adam Beeken, Choir Director
Lexington Catholic High School, Lexington, KY
abeeken [at] lexingtoncatholic [dot] com

Diane Johnson, Music Intensive (residency) contact
George Washington High School, Aurora, CO
303.364.8714 x47893
dkjohnson [at] aps [dot] k12 [dot] co [dot] us

Stephen Ross, Choir Director
Skyline High School Longmont, CO
musicmrross [at] yahoo [dot] com

College

Erin Hackel, Coordinator of Commercial Voice
University of Colorado-Denver, Denver, CO
erin.hackel [at] ucdenver [dot] edu

Greg Baird, Faculty Advisor
Brigham Young University A Cappella Club
Provo, UT
gregbaird93 [at] gmail [dot] com

Ricky Parkinson, Music Director "Infrared"
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
rashidbp [at] gmail [dot] com

Semi-pro/Pro

Dave Brown, co-host "Mouth Off" a cappella podcast
davecharliebrown [at] gmail [dot] com

Letters of Recommendation available upon request.