Tim Leonelli is a Boston-based composer, arranger, conductor, and educator. He currently serves the Boston College Band's Program as the marching band music composer and arrranger, pep band director, and low brass coordinator and instructor.
Previously, Tim was on the faculty of Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps from San Antonio, Texas, servicing as lead technician and low brass coordinator, and the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corp from Boston, Massachusetts, as brass instructor and interim caption head.
In 2013, the Boston Crusaders were selected to perform at the 57th presidential inaugural parade in Washington, D.C., and the Texas Bandmasters Association Convention. As a member of the Concord Blue Devils, Leonelli has won three Drum Corps International (DCI) World Championship titles (2007, 2009, 2010) and two Jim Ott Memorial Brass Performance titles (2007, 2008, 2010)
Tim holds degress in music composition from the Boston Conservatory (MM) and Berklee College of Music (BM). At Berklee, he was the assistant conductor and principal trombonist of the Berklee Conservatory Symphony Orchestra. At the Boston Conservatory, he was the winner of the 2014–2015 Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble Composition Contest and premiered an original work, "Uprising," at Harvard University's Sanders Theater.
Originally from San Diego County, Tim resides in Boston, Massachusetts, where he has served on the staff of Boston College bands program since 2009. He is a member of CBDNA, ASCAP, and a music adjudicator for USBands.