Co-Principal Trombonist, New World Symphony
- Model: T396-A
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Will Timmons has been co-principal trombone in the New World Symphony since September 2009. His studies began with Brad Edwards at the University of South Carolina where he earned his bachelors degree. He continued his studies with James Markey of the New York Philharmonic while at the State University of New York - Purchase College. Will completed his master of music degree at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory where he studied with Timothy Anderson of the Dayton Philharmonic.
Will has performed with the Dayton Philharmonic, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Florida Grand Opera Orchestra, South Carolina Philharmonic, US Army Field Band in addition to the New World Symphony. He has performed under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas, Osmo Vänskä, Susanna Mälkki, Robert Spano, David Zinman, Ludovic Morlot, James Gaffigan and Mark Wigglesworth. As a chamber musician, Will has performed with the Dallas Brass and the Crescent Brass. He was selected as an Active Participant for the Alessi Seminar 2010.
As a teacher, Will has presented masterclasses at many schools across the country. Many of his private students have started studying trombone at respected conservatories. In addition to his trombone teaching, he taught freshman-level courses in music theory and ear-training at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Will is the creator of a brass chamber group called "Infinitude", a group that performs outreach programs in high schools and middle schools . The mission of this chamber group is to show how music can be fulfilling and enjoyable. He also enjoys composing music and audio recording/engineering. Will perfoms exclusively on Edwards Trombones and Griego Mouthpieces.
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