Tim Fain


Tim Fain
After winning the 1999 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, Tim Fain gave acclaimed debuts in the Young Concert Artists Series at the 92nd Street Y in New York, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. In 2006 he was awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant and was featured as one of SYMPHONY magazine’s “Up-and-Coming” young musicians.
His recent orchestral appearances include a concert with the Brooklyn Philharmonic in New York’s Central Park and his Baltimore Symphony debut under conductor Marin Alsop. He made his New York concerto debut in 2002 with the New York Chamber Symphony conducted by Gerard Schwarz at Alice Tully Hall, and has also been soloist with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival. He has appeared with the Mexico City Philharmonic, Orquesta Filarmónica de Buenos Aires in Argentina, and at the Spoleto Festival in Italy, the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland, and at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.
He is known as a superb chamber musician. He has performed with The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, at New York’s Bargemusic, on tour with Musicians from Marlboro, and at the Ravinia, Bridgehampton, Santa Fe, and Caramoor Festivals. A fervent champion of contemporary composers, his debut CD on the Image Recordings label features works by Bach, Kreisler, YCA Composer Kevin Puts, Mark O’Connor, Daniel Ott and Randy Woolf. He made his film debut in 2005 playing the soundtrack of the Fox Searchlight movie, Bee Season, in which he plays the voice of Richard Gere’s violin.
A native of California, he is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Victor Danchenko, and The Juilliard School, where he worked with Robert Mann.

(As of June 2009)