Tim Pyper

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Lecturer in Music, Artist Associate in Organ, Harpsichord and Piano and College Organist

Bernhard Music Center


B.M. Eastman School of Music (2003)
M.M. Eastman School of Music (2006)
M.A. Cornell University (2010)
D.M.A. Cornell University (2011)

Tim Pyper is a musician whose interests center around performance practice and embodied learning. He received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Cornell University, where his research focused on the performance practice of English organ music in the early 20th century. As an organist, he has won numerous prestigious contests, including the national competition of the Royal Canadian College of Organists. He has also directed the music program at two preeminent North American parishes: The Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, Calgary (2010-2015) and the Church of the Holy Apostles, New York City (2017-present). A certified instructor of the Alexander Technique, he regularly gives workshops and seminars on optimal psycho-physical functioning for musicians.