Tim Ward


BA, University of York (Music); MA, University of York (Music Technology); PhD, University of York (Composition)

Tim Ward teaches across the music curriculum at ACG-Deree, but with a special interest in topics connected to twentieth century music, experimental music and computer music. He also teaches the Research and Writing about Music course, as well as having a wider involvement in writing courses across the college. This reflects his interest in the difficult task of writing about music. He has an extensive teaching career, having taught in the music departments of a number of universities in the UK and state universities in Greece, as well as maintaining an ongoing visiting tutor role in the summer school programs of Goldmiths College, University of London.

Tim Ward’s PhD was focused around electroacoustic composition and since this time he has maintained an active research and performance interest in this field. He is a member of a number of ensembles engaged in the performance of this music and has participated in numerous performance projects staged within Greece and abroad. His current interests have expanded to include improvised music, in which sphere he is very active with the Medea Electronique ensemble in performances, residencies and research projects. He is also active in computer music programming, undertaking projects and teaching engagements connected with the computer music languages MaxMSP and PD.