Till MacIvor Meyn earned his Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of California at San Diego, a Master of Music in Composition from Indiana University, and the Doctorate of Musical Arts in Composition from the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. He studied composition with Frank Ticheli, Roger Reynolds, Rand Steiger, Frederick Fox, and Don Freund, among others. Dr. Meyn has taught at the University of Southern California, Pepperdine University, Saddleback College, and Irvine Valley College. Prior to coming to TCU, he held the position of Assistant Professor of Music Composition and Theory at Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music.
Dr. Meyn is an active composer. His compositions have been widely performed; recent highlights include performances at the 2005 National Flute Association Convention in San Diego, at Cleveland State University (September 2005), at the Manhattan School of Music (January 2005), at the 2004 Intercollegiate Men’s Choruses National Seminar at Harvard, at the 2004 Midwest Regional ACDA Convention in Indianapolis, at the 2002 National Flute Association Convention in Washington, D.C., and at the 2002 MENC National Convention in Nashville. His fanfare for symphonic winds, “Anthem,” was commissioned as Youngstown State University’s theme music, and is used frequently in promotional pieces aired on both radio and television. His woodwind compositions are published by ALRY Publications, and he has forthcoming releases from C. Alan Publications and ECS Publishing.
Dr. Meyn is also a baritone singer, and has performed with numerous choral ensembles, notably the Los Angeles Master Chorale, the University of Southern California Chamber Singers, and the Indiana University Pro Arte Early Music Ensemble.