Tim studied at the University of British Columbia, the Banff School of Fine Arts and the Royal Academy of Music, London.
From 1983 to 1990 he was guitar Organiser for the Inner London Education Authority and has been Head of Guitar at CYM since 1984.
He joined the English Guitar Quartet in 1984 and has recorded three CDs with them and toured in Australia, Canada, and Israel. He has also recorded with the Indian fusion group ‘Natural Waves’ and worked widely as a session player in the UK.
Tim has several publications to his name and works for the ABRSM as a CT-ABRSM Course mentor. He is Head of Contemporary Strings at the Colchester Institute Centre for Music and Performing Arts.