Timothy Little Trần ’09 (Bachelor of Music in Elect Studies) was recently appointed director of choral studies and assistant professor of music at Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania. He also conducts the Chamber Singers and Concert Choir. In addition, Dr. Little Trần teaches music education and music theory courses within the academic music curricula.
Louisiana native Timothy Little Trần is a singer/songwriter, conductor, church music minister and educator. Prior to Slippery Rock, Little Trần was executive director of performing arts and professor of choral music at Notre Dame College, where he shaped the department into dynamic performing divisions of music, theatre and dance, as well as created majors in music and theatre entrepreneurship. Little Trần also served as the coordinator of arts in residences and area coordinator for the Senior Experience at Oberlin Conservatory and the resident director at the School of Creative and Performing Arts-Manhattan [SOCAPA], where he was one of the founding members of the music program. He has also held positions in student life and development as well as arts marketing and communication at Interlochen Arts Academy, Shenandoah Conservatory, Columbia Choirs of Metropolitan Seattle, and Louisiana State University (LSU), where he also was a photographer for LSU Football and the LSU Tiger Marching Band.
Little Trần holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting from the University of Washington, a Master of Music in Choral Conducting & Literature from Louisiana State University, and a Bachelor of Music with vocal and music education studies from Shenandoah Conservatory.
Little Trần is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity and is passionate about LSU football; his nephews and nieces; and using the arts as a medium to support students academically, artistically and socially.