Till MacIvor Meyn

Composer ∞ Musician

"Highly listenable music . . . appealing . . . witty . . . melodically attractive . . . gentle, lyrical." --Fort Worth Star Telegram

"Reactionary . . . haunting . . . gently jazzy . . . pleasant lyricism . . . he possesses a worthy ability to create beautiful sonorities."--D-Magazine.com

Till MacIvor Meyn is Professor of Theory and Composition at Texas Christian University. He earned degrees from U.C. San Diego, Indiana University, and USC’s Thornton School of Music. Till’s music has had international performances in Switzerland, France, Italy, Cuba, China, Spain, Ukraine, and Slovenia. Performances of his music in the United States include those at Carnegie Hall, Clarinet Fest, the Biennial Saxophone Congress, The Florida State University Festival of New Music, the Society for Composers, Inc. National and Regional Conventions, National Flute Association Conventions, the College Music Society National Convention, at the Manhattan School of Music, and at the Intercollegiate Men’s Choruses National Seminar at Harvard, among others. Till is often commissioned to compose new works, most recently for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, The Woodlands Chorale, and various chamber ensembles and professional soloists. He was a finalist in the Areon Flutes Commissioning Project for 2016, was a featured composer at the 2015 Cliburn at the Modern series; a finalist in the NFA Newly Published Music Competition for ‘Urban Ragas’ (2013); and he earned first prize in the NACUSA Texas 2011 Composition Contest for Celestial Mechanics. Till’s music is published by Muse Worthy Music, Alliance Music Publications, GIA Publications, ECS Publishing, C. Alan Publications, and ALRY Publications. He is a member of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Board since 2015.

Meyn enjoys composing pieces in a wide variety of genres, from chamber to orchestral, choral to band. He can be reached at t.meyn@tcu.edu for information about commissioning works. Please visit his Facebook Artist page at Composer Till MacIvor Meyn.

 

Photographer: Olaf Growald