Tim Taylor is an active trombonist and educator in western and central New York. A native of Landing, New Jersey, he received his bachelor’s degree in music education at Ithaca College and master’s degree in trombone performance and literature at the Eastman School of Music.
Tim has served as Principal trombone of Symphoria in Syracuse and performed with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, The Who, Lindsey Stirling, Evanesence, Sarah McLachlan, Bernadette Peters and Cortland Repertory Theater.
As an educator, Tim has taught at the collegiate level at Hamilton College and Onondaga Community College. He also taught in the public schools as 6th grade band director within the Canandaigua City School District. Tim maintains a studio of private students and does instrumental repair work at Mobile Music in Canandaigua, NY. During the summer of 2017 Tim was a Fellow at the Alessi Seminar in Eugene Oregon. His primary trombone teachers include Mark Kellogg of the Eastman School of Music and Harold Reynolds of Ithaca College.