Tim teaches American and Irish fiddle at all levels, beginning and intermediate level classical violin, and folk guitar to students of all ages.  He offers private lessons and classes in Ithaca and Newfield.

Tim’s teaching style emphasizes learning by ear as well as reading music, developing good technique to facilitate musical expression, and strives to explain “why” as well as “how” whenever possible.

Tim has over 10 years of teaching experience, and has completed Suzuki teacher training for books 1 and 2.

fiddler & guitarist