Timothy has been teaching, performing, and recording violin for many years. He currently teaches violin and coaches the youth orchestra string section at Los Angeles Music and Art School (LAMusArt). In addition, he teaches violin and cello as part of their Music Outreach Partnership Program (MOPP.)
When he is not teaching he is performing, rehearsing or writing for one of several ensembles in which he is a member of leads; The Saffron Parade Arabesque Band, Kan Zaman Arabic Orchestra, Bedouin X, and his newest Jazz/Arabic project.
His musical background and experience is very diverse. He has performed many styles of music including classical, jazz, rock, Arabic, and other world music. He has toured and recorded with national acts as well as numerous local bands and ensembles.
Timothy holds Bachelor’s degrees in Music and Fine Art from Thomas Edison State College and studied violin at the Colburn School of Performing Arts. Notable awards include the Elizabeth R. Mayer Memorial Scholarship (2001) for chamber music instrument as well as commendation from the City of Los Angeles and Bernard Parks for his work with The Rainbow Music Academy in 2004.
Timothy is currently pursuing a diverse Masters Degree in Music (MM) which encompasses composition, arranging, performance, recording/technology, and conducting.