Timothy Semanik


Director, University Chamber Orchestra


Phone: (773)702-8484, Main Department Office

Trumpeter and conductor Timothy Semanik has extensive experience working with university musicians of various levels at Northwestern University, the University of Michigan, Tanglewood, and numerous festivals and workshops. He is a seasoned conductor of Gilbert & Sullivan operas having stood at the podium at Light Opera Works and The Savoyaires. Currently, Semanik is the Music Director at Kingswood United Methodist Church in Buffalo Grove and a graduate student at Northwestern University. He has studied with Kurt Masur, Christoph von Dohnanyi, Robert Spano, Michael Morgan, Helmut Rilling, John Alexander, Duain Wolfe, Victor Yampolsky, Kenneth Kiesler, and Gustav Meier.