Former Oklahoman finds a career that combines playing and conducting.
Timothy Long parlayed his pianistic skills into a career that includes conducting, coaching.
BY YOUR NAME Staff Writer •
Published: June 5, 2011
By the time Timothy Long graduated from high school, he had learned to play the saxophone, clarinet, oboe and French horn. In most cases, he was self taught. And while he couldn’t have known it at the time, that musical proficiency would play a significant role in his career.
•Title: Associate professor of Music, (opera studies, vocal coaching, repertoire, accompaniment and conducting), State University of New York at Stony Brook.
• Age: 43.
•Education: Bachelor of music in piano performance, Oklahoma City University; Master of music in piano performance and literature, Eastman School of Music.