Dr Rebecca Chin & Family Chair
Timothy Nankervis, is a member of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra having taken up the position in 2004.
He has won numerous awards for cello performance and chamber music and as a member of the acclaimed Seraphim Trio. Tim is an active chamber musician being a member of the Sonus Quartet, as well as performing with the Linden Trio, Sydney Soloists and Sydney Symphony Chamber Music.
He has performed widely throughout Australia as a soloist and has broadcast regularly for the ABC and 2MBS-FM. He has performed the Beethoven Triple Concerto and Brahms Double Concerto with orchestras in Sydney and Queensland, and he has performed as soloist with Orchestra Victoria, playing Tchaikovsky's 'Rococo' Variations.
In 2011 and 2015, Tim performed in the Australian World Orchestra, which brought together some of Australia's finest musicians from home and abroad. Committed to education, Tim teaches at the Conservatorium of Music in Sydney and tutors regularly for Sydney Sinfonia, Sydney Youth Orchestra and Australian Youth Orchestra.
Tim completed his Bachelor of Music degree in Sydney with Lois Simpson and graduated from Melbourne University with a Master of Music degree studying with Nelson Cooke. He has studied in London with William Pleeth and Raphael Wallfisch, and with Vadim Chervov at the Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music in Kiev.