Hi there.

Tim is a Melbourne-based musician specialising in composition and piano accompaniment.

He is a passionate advocate for music education and bringing new Australian compositions to life.

Education.

University of Melbourne.

Bachelor of Music (Pipe Organ and Composition)

Graduated 2016

Franz-Schubert-Institut.

Kunst der Interpretation
„Das Lied von Schubert bis Strauss“

Graduated 2017

Current employment.

Surtitle Operator.

Opera Australia.

2021 — Present.

Working with OA’s surtitle team in the creation and operation of English surtitles for international and Australian live performances.

Teacher-in-Charge of Tyros.

The Australian Boys Choir.

2019 — Present.

Implementation of training and performance outcomes for the Institute’s Tyro rehearsal group.

Tutor and Accompanist.

The Yarra Voices.

2019 — Present.

Sight singing training for young musicians and piano accompaniment.

Surtitle Operator.

Victorian Opera.

2014 — Present.

Working with VO’s repetiteurs in the creation and operation of English surtitles for international and Australian live performances and broadcasts. Freelance work extended to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in 2017.

Tutor.

The Australian Boys Choir.

2013 — Present.

Musicianship training for young men commending their musical education.

Past employment.

Director of Music.

St Stephen’s, Richmond.

2019 — 2021.

Choral direction, performance, and cultural upkeep of the 1865 Walker organ, and music organisation for weekly and special services.

Director of Music.

St Bartholomew’s, Burnley.

2018 — 2021.

Choral direction, organ performance, and music organisation for weekly and special services.

Senior Tutor.

The Australian Boys Choir.

2015 — 2018.

Coordination of tutors and education material for young musicians.

Composition.

Archbishop’s Prize.

Awarded 1st place in the inaugural Archbishop’s Prize for New Composers in 2019.

Arts Centre Melbourne.

5x5x5 ‘Inside Out’ resident program with Arts Centre Melbourne.

Performance editions.

Historical and contemporary performance editions of works, most recently of Martin Wesley-Smith’s Who Killed Cock Robin (1979) in consultation with the National Youth Choir of Australia and Noel Ancell.

Juliana Kay.

Since 2017, regular collaborations with Melbourne-based composer Juliana Kay.

ACMF Prize.

1st place in the Australian Children’s Music Fund Composition Prize.

Choirs.

The Australian Boys Choir.

18-year association with The Australian Boys Choral Institute.

The Vocal Consort.

Current member of The Vocal Consort since 2014.

Singer and Organist.

Regular choral singer and organist for religious institutions including:

  • Scots’ Church – Melbourne
  • St Michael’s Uniting – Melbourne
  • St John’s Anglican – East Malvern
  • St Joseph’s Catholic – West Brunswick
  • St Aloysius’ Catholic – Caulfield North
  • Christ Church Anglican Brunswick
  • St Stephen’s Anglican – Richmond
  • St Bartholomew’s Anglican – Richmond

Accompaniment.

Young Songmakers.

2018 member of Young Songmakers Australia led by Andrea Katz.

Liederfest.

Awarded the Margaret Schofield Memorial Accompanist Award at the Lieder Society of Victoria’s Liederfest in 2018.

Continuo.

Harpsichordist and chamber organist with Melbourne-based artists including Ensemble Goldentree (2017) and Divisi Chamber Sings (2020, 2021).

Melba Opera Trust.

Associate artist with the Melba Opera Trust in 2017.

Melbourne singers.

Artistic partnerships with Melbourne-based singers including Lyndon Green, Douglas Kelly, and Jordie Howell.

Freelance work.

Piano accompanist specialising in lieder and art song.