Timothy Roth is completing a Masters in Music Performance at the University of Toronto under Aiyun Huang and Beverley Johnston. Tim completed a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance at the University of Manitoba, where he graduated with the medal for the highest standing in his class. During his time at the University of Manitoba, he completed the requirements for a double major in Music History, with research focusing on analysis and evolution of vocal flow in rap music. Tim has presented his research on rap music at the Music Theory Midwest 2019 conference, the IASPM-Canada 2019 conference, and as a guest lecturer at the University of Manitoba. Tim has also presented his research on the percussion music of Karlheinz Stockhausen at the 2019 Transplanted Roots Percussion Research Symposium in Guanajuato, Mexico. Tim is interested in popular music, the history of electroacoustic music, and interactive multimedia performance. His graduate studies are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Ontario Graduate Scholarship program, and the Manitoba Arts Council.