He is a violinist, violist, conductor and teacher who
studied with many acclaimed violin and chamber music teachers during his
years in musical education.
During his career as a professional musician he has
often found himself appearing as part of several trios and quartets where
he would often play the viola instead of the violin. Aside from the Delos Quartet, which
he formed in 1965, the quartets and trios include the Audobon Quartet, the
Berkshire Quartet, Fine Arts Quartet from 1980 to 1983, the Gabrielli Trio
and the New Art Trio.
His orchestral work has often seen him performing as a
soloist, violinist and/or concertmaster and the many ensembles he has been heard
with in that capacity include the the Aire Born Strings, the Bear Valley
Music Festival Orchestra, with whom he has performed for 10 years, Carmel
Symphony Orchestra, Columbus Symphony, El Paso Symphony, Evansville
Symphony, Grand Teton Festival Orchestra, Green Bay Philharmonic, the
Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, the New York Philharmonia, the Orchestra of
Illinois and the Orchestra Sinfonica de Mineria.
He also toured nationally and internationally with the
American Ballet Theatre, regularly performing as a soloist, and staying
with ballet he toured with Mikhail Baryshnikov and the White Oak Chamber
Players for three years.
No stranger to the recording studio he has performed
on albums that include A Day for Rejoicing: An Anthology of Sacred Music
by Frank W. Boles, Christmas with Tim Zimmerman & The King’s
Brass by Tim Zimmerman & The King’s
Brass and the compilation Sing to the Lord New Songs! among several others and has also appeared as a musician
on the video release The Trio of Minuet.
As a teacher he has been on the faculties of Akron,
Evansville, Delaware, Indiana, Virginia Tech and Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Universities where he has often conducted the resident orchestras. He has been the Professor of
Violin and Artist-in-Residence at the Jordan School of Music, Butler
University in Indianapolis, Indiana, since 1987.
Tim Zimmerman & The King's Brass
Angels We Have Heard on High (Traditional French/James Chadwick/Edward Barnes)
Records CD625 (CD: Christmas With Tim Zimmerman & the King's Brass)
and strings arranger- Ardis Faber
- Dan Miller
- James Kirby
- Aire Born Strings
- Brian Kay
- Doug Warner
- Tony Warner
- Don Duncan
- Larry Jones
- Tim Zimmerman
- David Kneller