Instructor Music Literature
Tim Mocny is
an active performer, teacher, and arranger based in mid-Michigan. At Central
Michigan University, Tim teaches music appreciation and serves as the
percussion arranger for the Chippewa Marching Band.
With world percussionist
Mike List, Tim performs in the percussion duo To Hit, which features his
marimba playing and original compositions. To Hit is currently preparing their
second album, a collection of new percussion music by American composers. Tim
also enjoys performing as percussionist and/or timpanist with the Saginaw Bay
Symphony Orchestra, the Traverse Symphony Orchestra, the Great Lakes Chamber
Orchestra, the Midland Symphony Orchestra, and the Saginaw Eddy Concert Band.
Some of Tim's recent highlights include clinics with To Hit at the Midwest
Clinic in Chicago and the Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids, and Béla
Bartók's Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion with CMU faculty Andrew Spencer,
Mary Jo Cox, and Zhihua Tang. He also enjoys teaching at B's Music Shop in Mt.
Pleasant, where he has a burgeoning studio of piano and drum set students.
his spare time, Tim enjoys long-distance running, home and auto maintenance,
and spending time with his wife and children.
Room: MU 228