Timothy Phillips

Percussionist / Conductor

Timothy Phillips

percussionist / conductor

Percussionist, Conductor and Pedagogue, Timothy has led a varied career in his native Australia and in continental Europe. He completed his undergraduate studies at the Canberra School of Music and two post-graduate degrees at the State University of Music in Karlsruhe, Germany, studying with Daryl Pratt and Professor Isao Nakamura, respectively.

As a performer, Timothy appears with orchestras, chamber ensembles and in solo shows, and he has also created original music for DVA (mixed ability) Theatre, Ignition (NMIT) Theatre and Westside Circus.

As a conductor, Timothy is the founder of the Arcko Symphonic Ensemble, which launched in 2008. He has also conducted premieres for Kate Neal, Dianne Peters and Daniel Salecich, and has appeared at MIAF and on recordings for Move records.