Timothy Braun, violinist
A native of Los Angeles, California, violinist Timothy Braun performs as a soloist and chamber musician in North America and Europe, as well as in Australia and South Africa. He has given recitals in international concert halls such as Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Budapest’s Bela Bartok Palace of the Arts and Pretoria’s ZK Matthews Great Hall. Braun has been featured at highly acclaimed chamber music festivals in the United States, including the Itzhak Perlman Chamber Music Program (New York), Kneisel Hall Festival (Maine), Music@Menlo (California), as well as the Pan Pacific Festival (Sydney), Viana do Castelo (Portugal) and Beethovenfest Bonn (Germany). In recent seasons he has collaborated with violinists Mihaela Martin, Jamie Laredo, Midori Seiler, violist Matthias Buchholz and cellists Ronald Leonard, Merry Peckham, Claus Kanngiesser and Paul Katz. His principal mentors have been Robert Lipsett at the The Colburn School in Los Angeles and Mihaela Martin at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne. He is currently First Associate Concertmaster of the Saarland State Theater Orchestra (Orchester de Saarländisches Staatstheaters). He lives in Saarbrücken, Germany.