Timothy Garland has been a member of the Seattle Symphony first violin section since 2005, and was previously a member of the Houston Symphony first violin section. He has also performed with the San Francisco Symphony, the Detroit Symphony and has been guest leader with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
Garland graduated with a bachelors and master’s degree in music from Indiana University School of Music and was awarded the Performer’s Certificate for Outstanding Performance in Violin. His scholarships and awards include the Wingate Scholarship, a Dorothy Starling Scholarship, a Camerata of Bloomington Scholarship and the Harold Hyam Award. His competition prizes include 1st prize at the National Young Artists Competition of Midland/Odessa and 3rd prize at the Washington (DC) International Competition. His major teacher was Yuval Yaron. He also studied with Carmel Kaine, David Takeno and Nelli Shkolnikova.
Garland is an avid coffee drinker and away from music can be found in the stands at CenturyLink cheering on the Seattle Sounders, traversing Discovery Park hoping for an eagle sighting, or at home with his wife and two very Seattle children.
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