R. Timothy McReynolds
Enjoying a career that embraces art song, opera, chamber music, and cabaret, pianist R. Timothy McReynolds is also active as a teacher and vocal coach. He is a member of the Voice/Opera faculty of the University of Maryland, School of Music, and the former Principal Coach of Towson University’s Music for the Stage. He has participated as vocal coach/pianist for the Washington National Opera’s Opera Institute and the Aspen Music Festival. He was Instructor of Piano at American University in Washington, D.C.
He has toured internationally in concerts, cabarets, and masterclasses in Mexico, Germany, Italy, and Austria, as well as across the United States. He also performed in recital with acclaimed bass-baritone, the late William Warfield. He has been heard with, among others, Delores Ziegler, Linda Mabbs, Isabel Leonard, Timothy Mix, and Corinne Winters. The Washington Post hails him as the, “perceptive accompanist”, the Baltimore Sun, an “excellent pianist”, while the website Classical Journal proclaims him as the “brilliant accompanist” in a recital with mezzo-soprano, Delores Ziegler. He continues his close association with UrbanArias and Vocal Arts DC, both of Washington, D.C. Recent concert venues include the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater and the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., the Maryland Arts Festival in Baltimore, a state tour of Maryland with the Annapolis (MD) Symphony, the Egyptian Embassy Concert Series in Vienna, Austria, and both the Stern Auditorium with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
In the Spring of 2012 he played (and sang) the world premier of Dominick Argento’s Cabaret Songs with Linda Mabbs at the University of Maryland.
In the summer of 2013 he was invited to play recitals at International
ClarinetFest in Assisi, Italy. This past January he was an Artist-in-Residence
at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL. He has also sung in various small choral ensembles, including the Grammy-nominated San Antonio Vocal Arts Ensemble, Psallite (formerly of Washington, D.C.) and the Washington Camerata.
Dr. McReynolds received his B.M. from Indiana University, M.M. from the University of Michigan, and completed his D.M.A. at the University of Maryland. His teachers have included Edward Auer, Martin Katz, Jeffrey Gilliam, Robert McCoy and Rita Sloan.
He has several recordings with the Grammy-nominated Inscape Chamber Orchestra of Washington, D.C. on the Sono Luminus label. Other recent recordings include Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin with tenor Bryce Westervelt, and another with the chamber music group, Greenbrook Ensemble. His concert schedule includes venues in New York, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Florida, Texas, Vermont, Pennsylvania, and Italy.