003 Presser Hall
Tim Olt earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree at Wright State University in 1996 and a masters degree in tuba performance at Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) in 2002, studying with Michael Thornton. Olt was Visiting Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Bowling Green State University from 2003 to May of 2007, and he has also taught in the Versailles Exempted Schools (Versailles, Ohio), at Adrian College (Michigan), and at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp (Twin Lake, Michigan), where he continues to teach tuba and perform in the faculty brass quintet and serve as principal tubist for the Festival Band and Orchestra.
Mr. Olt regularly performs with the professional tuba quartet All the King’s Tubas, with the Glass City Brass Quintet and Queen City Brass Quintet, and as principal tubist of the Lima Symphony Orchestra. In addition, he has performed with the Cincinnati Opera Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, Toledo Symphony, and Tallahassee Symphony, as well as orchestras throughout Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and Kentucky.
Mr. Olt is active as a composer and arranger for groups such as the Encore Brass, All the King’s Tubas, Miami University Brass Choir, Florida State Tuba Ensemble, and the Lima Symphony. His arrangements are available through Cimarron Music Press and Tuba-Euphonium Press. Tim joined the music faculty in the fall of 2007. He also serves as Personnel Manager for the Springfield Symphony.