Music in World Cultures
Professor Timothy Harris, percussionist and conductor, received his MM from the University of North Texas, where he was a student of the famed Eugene Migliaro Corporon. Besides teaching online courses of Music Appreciation and World Music at SJSU, Professor Harris also serves as Director of Instrumental Studies at Chabot College in Hayward. He is in high demand as a guest conductor and percussionist, performing at venues such as the Orange County Center for the Performing Arts, Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, California All-State Music Education Conference, CMEA Bay Section Conference, Texas Music Educators Association Convention, and Carnegie Hall. Professor Harris is published in Teaching Music Through Performance in Band as the author of research guides on the works of Larry Daehn, Yo Goto, Jan Van der Roost, Samuel Hazo, Christopher Tucker, and Frank Ticheli. In 2007, he was awarded the Gilbert T. Freitas Award for Achievement in Music Education by the CMEA Bay Section and was awarded the Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Teaching at Chabot College in 2009. Professor Harris holds memberships in the College Band Directors National Association, California Band Directors Association, California Association for Music Education, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fraternity of America.