Timothy C. Takach Reviewed as “gorgeous” (Washington Post) and “stunning” (Lawrence Journal-World), the music of Timothy C. Takach has risen fast in the concert world. Applauded for his melodic lines and rich, intriguing harmonies, Takach has received a number of commissions from various organizations including the St. Olaf Band, Cantus, Pavia Winds, Lorelei Ensemble, The Singers: Minnesota Choral Artists, VocalEssence, the New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus and numerous high school and university choirs. His compositions have been heard on NPR and have been recorded by ensembles across North America.

The 2007 Texas and the 2009 Florida All-State Choirs performed his piece “The Darkling Thrush,” and his arrangement of “What Child is This” was featured on the 2007

Takach\\\'s choral writing is text-driven. His melodies are always a beautiful pair with the words and his harmonic language is rich and evocative. A singer himself, he favors natural voice leading for all parts, and he has an intuitive way of using the singers\\\' range for maximum effect. He has made a name for himself by finding unique, deeply meaningful poems to guide his music.

Takach has collaborated with many poets for his work, setting their existing work, and also commissioning new poetry for his music. He has written over 20 pieces with contemporary poets including Julia Klatt Singer (14), Joyce Sutphen (3), Michael Dennis Browne (2), Anthony Silverstri (1) Doug Wilhide (1), and over 6 others.

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Phone: 612.522.1066

Email: tim@timothyctakach.com

Website: TimothyCTakach.com

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