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Timothy Myers

  • Conductor


Timothy Myers’s recent and upcoming engagements include debuts with the Malaysian Philharmonic, the Atlanta, Portland, Chautauqua and Tulsa symphony orchestras, Houston Grand Opera, Fort Worth Opera, and New Music Raleigh.  In the coming months Myers will also make two recordings comprised of the music of living composers Louis Andriessen, John Supko, and D.J. Sparr.

Timothy Myers's other recent engagements have included the Beijing National Center for the Performing Arts, the North Carolina and Milwaukee symphony orchestras, the Wolf Trap and Central City festivals, and numerous other projects spanning four continents.  In 2009 Myers was appointed by his mentor Lorin Maazel as the first ever Associate Conductor of the Castleton Festival, where during his two-year tenure he was entrusted with multiple symphonic and opera performances.  In 2012 Myers completed a three-year term as Principal Guest Conductor of Opera Africa in Johannesburg, where over his tenure he conducted nearly 30 performances and assisted the company in artistic development.

As the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of North Carolina Opera, Timothy Myers is one of the youngest artistic leaders in American Opera.  His artistic vision has broadened the company’s repertoire to include a wider variety ranging from Handel to Glass, as well as the creation of innovative and stimulating productions of the classic repertoire that have garnered national and international acclaim.

Timothy Myers has been engaged for assistant/associate positions with the New York Philharmonic, New York City Opera, London BBC Symphony, and was also the principal guest conductor and artistic advisor of the Palm Beach Symphony.  For two seasons, Myers was the assistant conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra, conducting the orchestra at the Bard Music Festival and for special performances in New York City.  He has also conducted the Jerusalem Symphony, Johannesburg Philharmonic, Brooklyn Philharmonic, the opera companies of Palm Beach, Anchorage and Asheville, and Music Academy of the West.

Timothy Myers holds a Masters in Music from Florida State University, a Bachelor in Philosophy from Southwestern College in Kansas, and has had the privilege of working with many renowned conductors including Lorin Maazel, James Conlon, Sir Neville Marriner, and Andre Previn.