Welcome to the on-line home for Tim Harbold's choral arrangements!
Conductor, arranger, and pianist, Tim Harbold is an Associate Professor of Music and Choral Director at Wheaton College, in Norton, Massachusetts, where he has conducted the Wheaton Chorale and Chamber Singers since 1995. He also serves as musical director for the Oure Pleasure Singers, an advanced chamber choir based in Attleboro, MA. Tim's arrangements of gospel music and spirituals are published by Santa Barbara Music Publishing and E.C. Schirmer. His settings of spirituals and folk songs have been premiered by groups such as the New England Conservatory Chorus and Chamber Singers, and by the New England Conservatory Camerata, and have been performed by college, high school, church, and community choirs. As a pianist, Mr. Harbold specializes in American song, performing regularly with vocalist Valerie Anastasio. The duo have paired with Benjamin Sears and Bradford Conner to create several popular shows celebrating songs of Noel Coward, Cole Porter, and Irving Berlin, as well as performers Fred Astaire and Ethel Merman. Tim studied music at Williams College, and conducting at New England Conservatory, where he was a student of Tamara Brooks.