About Timothy D. Saeed
Tim is an assistant professor in the Department of Music and Performing Arts. He holds degrees in the areas of music theory and piano performance.
Prior to joining the faculty at NVU-Lyndon, Tim instructed undergraduate music theory and musicianship courses at NVU-Johnson, Louisiana State University, the University of New Mexico, and Boston University. His research interests include theories of expressive performance and analysis and form in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century music. He has recently developed his major academic interest in interdisciplinary analyses: interconnections between various areas of study, e.g., music and literature, music and film, and music and visual arts. In addition to his academic interests and research, Tim has been a performing pianist and accompanist for the past two decades.
Tim encourages students to explore traditions, knowledge, and experience brought forth by various composers and performers. He is confident that profound knowledge of music fundamentals is one of the stages of students’ journey toward the development of their own voice in music. His credo is to help students see and experience music as an on-going live performance, structured, organized and yet free and expanding.
Class Piano II
Elements of Music
Music Theory I
Music Theory II
Music Theory III
Music Theory IV
Introduction to Post-Tonal Theory
Modal and Tonal Counterpoint I
Modal and Tonal Counterpoint II
Ear Training I
Ear Training II
Music Theory I and Ear Training
Music Theory II and Ear Training
Music Theory III and Ear Training
Keyboard Harmony I
Keyboard Harmony II