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 France, Italy, Cuba, China, Spain, Ukraine, and Slovenia. Performances of his music in the United States include those at Carnegie Hall (Weill Recital Hall); Clarinet Fest in Oklahoma City, MO and in Lincoln, NE; the Biennial Saxophone Congress in South Carolina; the Florida State University Festival of New Music; the SCI/CMS National Convention in San Antonio; the National Flute Association Conventions in Chicago, Washington, D.C., San Diego, and Pittsburgh; at the Manhattan School of Music; and at the Intercollegiate Men’s Choruses National Seminar at Harvard. Till was recently commissioned to compose a work for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s Kinderconcerts Series; he was a finalist in the Areon Flutes Commissioning Project for 2016; he was a featured composer at the 2015 Cliburn at the Modern series; he was 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 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