Tim Seelig is conductor, singer, teacher and motivational speaker. In addition to Artistic Director of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, he continues a busy guest-conducting schedule throughout the U.S. and across the globe. He is Conductor Emeritus of the Turtle Creek Chorale, which he conducted for 20 years while also serving on the faculty at Southern Methodist University. Dr. Seelig holds four degrees, including the Doctor of Musical Arts and the Diploma from the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. He has authored seven books and DVDs on choral music. His recordings have been on Billboard Top Ten and iTunes Top Ten classical charts and a PBS documentary about his chorus’ journey through the AIDS pandemic received the national Emmy award for best documentary. Seelig began his career as a singer. He made his European operatic debut at the Staatsoper in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Interesting facts include conducting the Guinness Book Of World Record's Longest Choral Concert, carrying the Olympic torch as a community Hero, and being the first openly gay man to conduct the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. His autobiographical memoir, “Tale of Two Tims,” is being released in June, 2020. He is the proud grandfather of the amazing Clara Skye, Eden Mae, Ivy Hope and Cora Rose.