Timothy Angel is a dedicated performing artist and teacher. Originally from Washington State, Angel now resides in Lubbock, Texas, where he is attending Texas Tech University completing his DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts) in Violin Performance under Dr. John Gilbert.
Mr. Angel holds a BA in violin performance from Whitworth University and an MM in violin performance from the University of Texas at Arlington. During this time, he studied with Martha Walvoord and Philip Baldwin. Each summer, Angel continues his studies by attending training institutes and music festivals including the Brevard Music Center, Meadowmount School of Music, Suzuki Teacher Development Training, Bravo Strings institute, and the Symphony Orchestra Academy of the Pacific.
Most recently, Mr. Angel won the Principal Second violin chair in the Lubbock Symphony for the 2017-2018 season. In the past, Angel has also won section violin positions with the Las Colinas Symphony and the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra. He has also won numerous competitions including the Coeur d’Alene Symphony Orchestra National Young Artist competition in January 2015, where he performed the Glazunov Violin Concerto in a minor with the symphony the following May. Angel’s other solo engagements include works by Sarasate, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Jean Sibelius.
Currently, Mr. Angel is working towards his final DMA recital, which he will take on tour next summer to perform at the Fringe Music Festival, held in Edinburgh, Scotland. Mr. Angel currently works with the Suzuki Talent Education of the Lubbock Region and directs the Suzuki violin program at Ramirez Elementary School.
Additional awards include winning the American Suzuki Institute’s John and Catherine Kendall Memorial Scholarship for 2016, The CodaBow International Scholarship for 2017, and the most outstanding Graduate Student (University of Texas at Arlington).