Tim Farrell has the rare ability to inspire listeners to experience music on a multitude of levels. Through his mastery of the intricacies and melodic grace of fingerstyle guitar, he has created a sound that evokes emotion, a sound that is to be felt as well as heard
As a Performer
As a performer Tim has entertains audiences internationally. He maintains an active performing schedule, appearing in a variety of concert venues such as the Kimmel Center, Montreal Guitar Show, Carnegie Center, Hard Rock Live and many more.
Tim also performs on benefit concerts, festivals, workshops, corporate events and television programs. Tim has performed live on many radio programs as a featured artist including Echoes and Kid's Corner, both popular syndicated shows heard on hundreds of Public Radio stations nationwide.
Tim performs as a solo artist and also has shared the stage with such notable artists as Les Paul, George Benson, Jean Luc Ponty, Rick Wakeman, Alex DeGrassi, Jake Shimabukuru, California Guitar Trio and many more ... In addition to his solo performances Tim offers several different concert programs such as "StringSongs" that includes bass player extraordinaire Michael Manring and Grammy Award winner Pat Robinson on keyboards. Tim also offers live multimedia programs such as "America The Beautiful" and "Hearts Content".
As a Composer
Tim writes "memorable melody lines that go beyond technique," says Billboard magazine. John Diliberto the host of Echoes Radio says "Tim Farrell brings a melodic sensibility to his compositions that makes him stand apart from most of the fingerstyle crowd." And according to NAV Magazine, "Tim Farrell's melodies lay easily on the ear."
Tim has written many works for the guitar as a solo instrument and as part of an ensemble with other instruments. He has written acoustic pieces for piano, flute, EBow guitar and many other instruments. Tim has a rich catalog of electronic compositions as well.
His full-length CDs showcase the considerable depth of his composing skills. In addition, Tim has written music for TV and radio shows, multi-media presentations, movie soundtracks, websites and interactive theater productions.
Tim's song ROSEWOOD ALLEY earned 1st Place Best Instrumental in the 7th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards.
As a Recording Artist
Tim is continually introducing his music to an expanding audience of enthusiastic listeners. In the studio, Tim applies his mastery of technique and precision, while keeping the focus on the melodic power of his compositions. Fans and reviewers alike have praised his recorded works. In describing Tim's recordings, Carla Van Dyke, a New Jersey radio personality said it conveys "Uncommonly beautiful guitar playing in its delicacy and power ... I say it is Five Star Gourmet Guitar Listening"
Tim's music receives regular airplay on Broadcast Radio, Satellite Radio, Internet Radio, In-Flight audio, podcasts, etc ... Tim's most recent album CODAS was voted BEST OF ECHOES 2010 in the Listener's Poll.
Passengers on USAirways, United, and American Airlines flights enjoy Tim's recordings through in-flight audio programming and listeners of National Public Radio hear Tim's music throughout the programming schedule.
As an Educator
Tim is teaching a new generation of musicians to develop a deeper knowledge, enjoyment, and appreciation of music. As a guest educator at various institutions and events, Tim conducts workshops, seminars, and residency activities. He can create customized residency programs as well as help to establish goals and objectives to fit the specific needs of a school or organization's curriculum.
Tim's activities as an educator have included programs for Accent on Music Seminars, the U.S. Navy, Newport Guitar Festival, Montreal Guitar Show, Titusville Council on the Arts, The Midland Theater and many more.
Tim is also a distinguished faculty member of the Community Conservatory of Music and the Arts in Doylestown, PA, where he provides private lessons and conducts interactive workshops in Fingerstyle Guitar, Arranging and Composition, and where he is the Artistic Director of the Stretched Strings Concert and Workshop Series.
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