Festival Artists

Drawing upon major international and Australian ensembles, including the Lyrebird Trio, The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, and the Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras - our Festival Artists are some of the world’s leading musicians.

Timothy grew up in Brisbane and received his first trumpet lessons from his father at the age of six. He earned a Bachelor of Music (performance) at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University studying under Phil Ryan. After completing his studies in Brisbane he moved to Germany to further pursue his musical education. During his time in Europe he completed an Advanced Studies Diploma at the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg studying under Professor Wim Van Hasselt and a Master of Music degree from the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin studying under Professor William Forman and Professor Martin Wagemann. 

He was a member of the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Academy, Praktikant with the Staatsorchester Braunschweig and also a member of the Australian Youth Orchestra for their 2013 European Tour. Prior to returning to Australia Timothy was on contract with the Philharmonisches Orchester Landestheater Coburg as their second trumpet. He has also had the opportunity to play as a guest with the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Philharmonisches Orchester Freiburg, Ensemble Resonanz and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. 

Timothy joined Orchestra Victoria as their Associate Principal Trumpet at the start of 2020. He currently teaches at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Monash University and Eltham High School. He is also a regular guest with the Melbourne and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras.