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Conductor and Composer



I was pleased to serve on the faculty of the ACDA NextDirection Virginia Choral Leadership Conference.  Wonderful group of young budding conductors to work with!  - July 23-26, 2019


Upcoming: I'll be on the choral faculty this summer at the CMMA Colloquium in Philadelphia! - June, 2019

Conductor, Beethoven 5, with the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra! – October 20, 2019

Conductor, Bethesda Choral Festival.  – November 4, 2018

Keynote speaker, CMAA Colloquium in Chicago, IL. – June, 2018

Chorus master in performance of Beethoven 9 with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic! April 26, 2018

Premiere of the Spoon River Triptych (McDonnell) by the Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida (Trent Brown, conductor) - April 30, 2017

Recording sessions with the Vera Voce Choir on April 8 & 10! Sacred choral works from Portugal.

Premiere of The Things You Give Away (Loy/McDonnell) by Prima La Musica under maestro Dirk Brossé at the Flanders Opera in Ghent, Belgium - March 24, 2017

Timothy McDonnell conducts the national televised broadcast of the CUA Choirs & Symphony Orchestra in the Annual Christmas Concert from the National Shrine on EWTN.  December 25, at 1:30p; December 26 at 3:00p; and December 31 at 10:00p.

Timothy McDonnell - Choral Composition Finalist for AdventusThe American Prize 2016.  

June 2016, Appointed Director of Choral Activities at The Catholic University of America!

Timothy McDonnell - Guest Conductor at Sing Out! Southwest Florida with the Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida. February 19-20, 2016.

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