Tim Crawford - Violin

Although still an undergraduate student, Tim is already a sought after and seasoned performer, appearing regularly in festivals in the UK and across Europe. He is currently a student of Alexander Janiczek at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where he holds a scholarship for the duration of his studies. Previously he studied with Simon Fischer while attending the Royal Academy of Music's Junior Academy.
Tim has been awarded first prize in the North London Festival recital class, joint second in the D'Addario string prize 2014, Brent Young Musician of the Year 2014 and he won all available prizes at the Junior Academy. He has participated in masterclasses with Mi-Kyung Lee, Daniel Hope, Andras Keller and Philippe Graffin in courses across Europe. Through attendance at masterclasses at the International Musicians' Seminar in Cornwall he was invited to the prestigious Open Chamber Music sessions there in both 2014 and 2015, playing with some of the world's finest chamber musicians.
From 2011 to 2014 Tim was a member of the Celan Quartet, which was the Quartet in Residence at the Wye Valley Chamber Music Festival in both 2012 and 2013, and at the Musikdorf Ernen Festival in Switzerland in 2014. With generous help from violist James Boyd and Musicworks Chamber courses they filmed and recorded the Alban Berg Opus 3 Quartet (now released on CD). Although the quartet is currently inactive Tim plays regularly with violist Timothy Ridout and cellist Tim Posner in the Teyber String Trio.
Tim also plays regularly with Arcangelo, a leading ensemble comprising players who excel on both modern and period instruments under the direction of founder and artistic director Jonathan Cohen.
In 2016 Tim will be appearing at various festivals, including a return to Musikdorf Ernen and a first visit to Musique à Marsac in France. Tim plays a violin by Ferdinand Gagliano in Naples c.1770.
Tim performed Glazunov's Violin Concerto with CSO in March 2016. Find out more about his forthcoming engagements on his website