Tim Hillyer Percussion Instructor


M.M., University of Nebraska-Omaha
B.A., University of Nebraska-Omaha


Tim Hillyer is an active performer and educator around the Omaha area. He is the principal percussionist for the Sioux City Symphony and also performs with the Lincoln Symphony and Des Moines Symphony. He teaches percussion lessons privately and also at JD Drumcenter in Omaha.

Hillyer is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Northwestern College, Dordt College and Iowa Western Community College. He earned a bachelor's degree in music from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2005. He then did graduate work at Cleveland State University before completing a Master of Music degree from UNO in 2011.