Tim Angel

Dr. Timothy Angel is a dedicated performing artist and teacher. Originally from Washington State, he now resides in the Arlington, Texas where he is an Assistant Adjunct Violin Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington and director and teacher for the Arlington Suzuki Music School.

Tim began his violin studies with the Suzuki method at the age of three. His early foundation on the violin afforded him many achievements and special music opportunities with local orchestras all the way through high school. From there he pursued his Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees in Violin Performance. In 2015, while in his Doctoral studies, he saw a need for teaching lasting violin foundations, technique and artistry to children from a young age and channeled that passion into his violin studio, Tim Angel Violin. Over the last 4 years, he has further developed that passion and expanded it into a full program. In 2020, the studio became Arlington Suzuki Music School and is now serving over 25 families and 30 students in Arlington, TX.

Tim’s recent recital engagements include visiting Guest Artist Recitals and Master Classes working with students at Washington State University in Pullman, WA and Whitworth University in Spokane, WA. his recent solo engagements include Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante with the Mansfield Philharmonic and Prokofiev Violin Concerto no. 1 in D Major with the New Life Symphony. In 2017, he was invited to act as concertmaster for the Amarillo Symphony. In the same year he won the Principal Second violin chair in the Lubbock Symphony. In the past, Tim 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. Tim’s other solo engagements include works by Sarasate, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Jean Sibelius.

In the spring of 2018, Tim completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts in violin performance at Texas Tech University. There he held a prestigious position in the Graduate String Quartet, was awarded concertmaster in the University Symphony Orchestra, and was a Graduate Teaching Assistant for his instructor, Dr. John Gilbert. Additionally, during his time in Lubbock, Tim also directed the Suzuki Violin Program at Ramirez Elementary School and worked with the Suzuki Talent Education of the Lubbock Region.

Each summer, Tim 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.

Additionally, Tim has won many awards including 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 at University of Texas at Arlington for the 2014-2015 school year.