He is a violinist and teacher born in Odessa in what was previously the Soviet Union. He took violin studies and musical education at the Moscow Conservatory and after he graduated he went on to perform with the Odessa Symphony during the 1980s, becoming their concertmaster.
He made the decision to leave Odessa and in 1989 emigrated to the United States. He settled in New York taking on the position of associate concertmaster of the New York Tchaikovsky Chamber Orchestra and after a year or so he joined up with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra as second violin in 1990.
Lending his talents to other ensembles he has been a member of the Aire Born Strings who recorded with Tim Ziimmerman & The King’s Brass and he has also been a recording musician for Music K-8.
In the field of musical education he has given private lessons in violin.
Tim Zimmerman & The King’s Brass recordings
Angels We Have Heard on High (Traditional French/James Chadwick/Edward Barnes )
Track Records CD625 (CD: Christmas With Tim Zimmerman & the King’s Brass)
Conductor and strings arranger– Ardis Faber
Organ – Dan Miller
Percussion – James Kirby
Piano – Alex Thio
Strings – Aire Born Strings
Trombone – Brian Kay
Trombone – Doug Warner
Trombone – Tony Warner
Trumpet – Don Duncan
Trumpet – Larry Jones
Trumpet – Tim Zimmerman
Tuba – David Kneller
- CD Liner Notes: Christmas with Tim Zimmerman & The King’s Brass