Timothy Freeze

Pocock Family Distinguished Visiting Assistant Professor of Music – Trombone, Music History and Literature

Office: Scheide 223
Phone: 330-287-1978
Email: tfreeze@wooster.edu

Timothy Freeze has been awarded the Pocock Family Distinguished Visiting Assistant Professorship at The College of Wooster. Timothy Freeze is Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Wooster. His current research focuses on intersections of art and popular music in Austro-German culture before the First World War. His writings on the music of Gustav Mahler have appeared in several journals and collected volumes, and he has presented research on Mahler and the music of George Gershwin at national and international meetings. Before coming to Wooster, Freeze taught at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music and at IES Abroad in Vienna. He earned a Ph.D. in historical musicology from the University of Michigan in 2010, having held research fellowships from the Berlin Program for Advanced German European Studies, the German Academic Exchange Service, and the Fulbright Program.


  • MUSC-10000 Fundamentals of Music
  • MUSC-11100 Introduction to Music
  • MUSC-13500 Trombone
  • MUSC-21600 The Art of Rock Music
  • MUSC-31100 Gustav Mahler
  • MUSC-31100 Music and Culture in Fin-de-siècle Vienna
  • MUSC-31100 Music in the 20th Century
  • First-Year Seminar: Contemplating Music
  • First-Year Seminar: Music and Politics
  • First-Year Seminar: The 1920s in Film