Timothy C. Takach

Reviewed as "gorgeous" (Washington Post) and "stunning" (Lawrence Journal-World), the music of Timothy C. Takach is rapidly gaining momentum in the concert world. Applauded for his melodic lines and rich, intriguing harmonies, Takach has received over 80 commissions from numerous organizations including VocalEssence, the St. Olaf Band, Cantus, Pavia Winds, the University of Notre Dame's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, and the Miami University Men's Glee Club.

His music is regularly performed by festival and All-State choirs including Texas, Florida, Minnesota and South Carloina. "What Child is This" was featured on the 2007 Boston Pops holiday tour and "Twas in the Moon of Wintertime" was included in a 2006 worldwide Christmas radio broadcast through the European Broadcasting Union.

He is a co-creator of the theatrical production of All is Calm: the Christmas Truce of 1914, by Peter Rothstein. The critically adored show has had over 100 performances since it's premiere in 2006.

Takach studied music composition at St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, where he graduated with honors. He is a full-time composer and lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two sons.