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Tim McMurray

Associate Instructor, Violin

MM University of Utah (in Progress)
B.M. Brigham Young Universtity



An avid teacher and performer, Tim has worked in Utah since 2010. He performs regularly across the Salt Lake valley in solo, chamber, and orchestral settings. A sought after clinician and coach, he appears frequently in the community working with local students, schools and orchestras.

From 2011-2013 Tim served as Associate Conductor of the New Horizons Orchestra based in Utah Valley, with which he presented at the 2014 UMEA conference and 2015 National ASTA conference. Having a deep passion for chamber music, Tim studied extensively with the Cypress String Quartet and Amadi Azikiwe, among other internationally renowned ensembles such as Cuarteto Casals, Meccore String Quartet, Faure Quartet, and the Colorado String Quartet.

 An active member of the American String Teachers Association and Utah Music Educators Association, Tim seeks to spread vibrant and vital music instruction to all.

Teaching Philosophy

“I hope each student I work with leaves a better musician, performer, and individual. I strive to provide each student rich technical and musical instruction so their experience is both rewarding and enjoyable. I believe every student should experience what great playing sounds like, feels like, and looks like. This process develops a pattern of enduring learning for each student.”

Courses Taught

  • Violin - Private Lessons
  • Violin - Group Lessons
Last Updated: 11/27/17