Tim began his studies at age four at the Preucil School of Music. He was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and then studied intensively with Movses Pogossian and Guillaume Sutre at UCLA, where he received a Bachelors of Music and a Master of Music. He also obtained a certificate from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Russia. He studied with Aaron Rosand and Christina Khimm at the Aaron Rosand Intensive Violin program. Currently, Tim is the violinist for the Trioka piano trio.

A prize winner at chamber music competitions, he has performed in San Jose, San Diego, and Carnegie Hall in New York. He has soloed with the San Francisco Korean Symphony, and played as 1st and 2nd violinist. He has performed chamber music with Anne Akiko Meyers, Richard O’Neill, Guillaume Sutre, Stuart Canin, and Antonio Lysy.

He dedicates his time now to learning, and sharing his love for music with his students (See Student Achievements).