Tim Maurice

 Tim Maurice

Tim Maurice is a classically trained musician working as an arranger,
music director, and pianist. He has written and recorded music for
several independent film projects, ranging from short films to web series.
His latest, “Searchdog,” screened at the 2016 Palm Springs International
Film Festival and was an audience-voted “Best in the Fest” selection.
Born in Maine, Tim attended Bates College, where he studied piano, and
Berklee College of Music, where he earned a B.M. in Film Scoring. Tim has
done extensive orchestration and arranging work for NCFO in the past,
and this is his fourth original composition for the group.

  • Doppler Shift (world premiere, 2015: A Little Light Music) – As with sound, the wavelength and frequency of light change as an object moves toward or away from the observer.
    [Broad performance audio / Peabody performance audio / performance video / demo]
  • Down to Earth (world premiere, 2016: Giants of Science) – Neil deGrasse Tyson (1958 - ) is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, and director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City. As the foremost science communicator of our day, he stands on the shoulders of Carl Sagan, who invited Tyson to visit Cornell when he was applying to be an undergraduate there. Tyson recalls, "I already knew I wanted to become a scientist. But that afternoon, I learned from Carl the kind of person I wanted to become."
    [performance audio / performance video / demo]
  • Falling Rain (world premiere, 2017: Singin' of the Rain) – The average speed of rainfall is 20 mph. You learn something new every day.
    [performance audio / performance with slide show / demo]
  • Perfect Pitch (world premiere, 2020: Vision) –
    [demo]
  • Weightless (world premiere, 2019: One Whole Step) – Astronauts in orbit aren't really weightless, it just seems that way because they are actually in a prolonged, sustained fall back to Earth.
    [performance audio / performance with slide show / demo]