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Timothy Schmidt

Timothy Schmidt, born and raised in the US state of Kansas, is a composer in his fourth year of
studies in music composition at the University of Oklahoma. An aspiring composer for media,
Schmidt provided additional music for award-winning independent drama film Hawks Ridge and
won first place in the 2021 Score the World Film Scoring Contest. He is also a regular composer
of concert music, receiving performances of chamber works at the University of Oklahoma and of larger pieces by ensembles such as the Baker University String Orchestra and the Chicago-
based Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra. Outside of writing music, Schmidt is an active leader in several student organizations, a lifelong pianist and developing organist, and a film and
film score enthusiast.