Tim Blickhan

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Alias: Charles Timothy Blickhan

See also: Tim Blickhan's editor page.


Born: 9 June 1945


Dr. Charles T. (Tim) Blickhan joined the faculty of the Northern Illinois University School of Music in 1976 and retired in June, 2011. For twenty years he was Coordinator of the Theory & Composition Area. In 1996, he assumed the position of Coordinator of Graduate Studies, and added additional administrative duties as Assistant Director of the School of Music in 2001. He was Director of Music for First Congregational United Church of Christ in DeKalb from 1993 - 2007.

A trombonist and vocalist, he received the B.S. in Education from Northeast Missouri State Teachers' College (now Truman State University) in 1967, and taught instrumental and vocal music in the public schools of several Missouri communities before entering military service. After receiving his discharge from the army, he attended the University of Illinois from 1973-76, where he earned the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition, studying primarily with Ben Johnston.

His compositions, mainly choral and instrumental chamber works, are published by several American music houses and licensed by BMI.

As per CPDL policy, the choral works posted on this site may be downloaded and reproduced without charge. Please notify Dr. Blickhan of performances by sending programs or concert notices by e-mail attachment to tblickhan@comcast.net or directly to BMI at: BMI, 7 World Trade Center, 30th Floor, 250 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10007-0030

List of choral works

  • Songs for the Abandoned
  1. Half an hour before the war (poem by Joseph Gastiger), SATB div., a cappella, 2005
  2. Words for the Abandoned (poem by Joseph Gastiger), SATB a cappella, 2005
  3. On the death of a child in time of war (poem by William Wallis), SATB div., a cappella, 1991
  4. Prayer Against War (poem by Joseph Gastiger), SATB div., a cappella, 2005

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