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A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6, due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be closed on Thursday and will evaluate campus conditions on Friday morning.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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(870) 972-3820

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Dr. Tim Crist

Professor of Music


  • D.M.A., University of Georgia
  • M.M., University of Georgia
  • B.M., University of Georgia
  • A.F.A., Brevard College

Teaching Specialties

  • Music Composition
  • Classical Guitar Performance
  • Music Theory
  • Electronic Music
  • ASU Guitar Orchestra Direction

Research Interests

  • Music Composition involving acoustic and/or electronic media
  • Guitar Performance
  • Musical Perception
  • Digital Music Recording and Editing
  • Theoretical Aspects of Music


  • Music Teachers National Association
  • Society of Electroacoustic Music
  • Society of Composers, Inc.
  • Guitar Foundation of America


Timothy Crist, is a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts 2003 Individual Artist Fellowship for Music Composition. Crist presently holds an Assistant Professor of Music rank at Arkansas State University where he teaches composition, electronic music, theory, classical guitar, and conducts/directs the ASU New Music Ensemble and Guitar Ensemble. He has composed musical works for various media including solo, chamber, orchestral, and electronic, and is published by Cimarron Music. Crist received M.M. and D.M.A. degrees from the University of Georgia, Athens.

While his composition teachers include Lewis Nielson, Leonard Ball, and William Davis, Crist has also attended master classes with Pulitzer Prize winning composers Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, George Crumb, and William Bolcom. Crist's music continues to be played throughout the United States and has been featured on National Public Radio, SEAMUS conferences, Southeastern Composers League, the Electronic Music Midwest Festival, the Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival, and the Society of Composers, Inc. conferences.

Tim Crist

Contact Information

P: (870) 680-8441
F: (870) 972-3932


Building: Fine Arts Center
Room: 206