Timothy Altman is Director of Bands at UNC-Pembroke. He also teaches instrumental music education courses, trumpet and conducting. He completed his D.M.A. in trumpet performance from the University of Kentucky. He also holds degrees from Virginia Tech (B.A. Music Ed.) and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (Master of Music Education). He has taught instrumental and general music at the elementary, middle school, high school, and university levels in Virginia, Wisconsin, Kentucky, and North Carolina. Dr. Altman is an active trumpet performer and conductor through his work with several regional orchestras, including his permanent position with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra (VA), chamber groups, jazz ensembles, solo recitals, clinics, and master classes. He has performed with Doc Severinsen, Bruce Hornsby, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, and more international artists. He, his wife, and two children reside in Laurinburg, NC.