Rosy Timms

Rosy Timms

Profession:

Musician

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Classical Music Performance – Strings, Violin
  • Five Semesters at Berklee College of Music – Focusing on violin performance in multiple genres.

Experience:

  • Over 10yrs teaching experience

About:

A violin student since age five, Rosy Timms continued to take lessons and perform throughout primary and high school. Following that, she completed a Bachelor of Classical Performance in 2011 at the Elder Conservatorium of Music in Adelaide, Australia. Rosy completed a semester of the Honours program before travelling to Boston to study at the Berklee College of Music until mid 2015.

Some performance highlights include Nicola Benedetti’s Masterclass at the Elder  Conservatorium; Performing in the Berklee World Strings ensemble with A.R. Rahman for his tribute concert at Symphony Hall in Boston; and providing violin on the Grammy award winning Hip-Hop artist Lupe Fiasco album Tetsuo & Youth.

Anecdotes:

If you could have written one song that someone else wrote, what song would it be? Tell us why…
Not a song – but I would pick the third movement (Passacaglia: Andante) of the Shostakovich Violin Concerto in A minor, because it’s so sad and so beautiful.

Top 5 favourite albums. Go!
“So hard to choose, here are some in no particular order:

  1. Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
  2. Korn – Follow The Leader
  3. Marilyn Manson – Mechanical Animals
  4. Nine Inch Nails – The Downward Spiral
  5. SBTRKT – SBTRKT

What has been a stand out in your music career? Tell us about it…
“Playing guitar solos transcribed on electric violin with Hot Dub Time Machine at two Enmore Theatre shows in Sydney earlier this year. We decided on the solos from Michael Jackson’s Beat It and Rage Against The Machine’s Killing in the Name. Most fun shows I’ve ever played.”

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Profession: Musician Qualifications: Bachelor of Classical Music Performance – Strings, Violin Five Semesters at Berklee College of Music – Focusing on violin performance in multiple genres. Experience: Over 10yrs teaching experience About: A violin student ...