Timothy Eddy has earned distinction as a recitalist, soloist with orchestra, chamber musician, recording artist, and winner of numerous national and international competitions. He received top honors at the Gaspar Cassado International Violoncello Competition, and he won prizes in the Dealey Contest (Dallas), Denver Symphony Guild Competition, North Carolina Symphony Contest, and Violoncello Society of New York competition. In addition to numerous solo and chamber recitals throughout the United States, he’s appeared as a concerto soloist with many US orchestras, including the Dallas, Denver, Stamford, Jacksonville, and North Carolina symphony orchestras. He’s spent his summers appearing at numerous festivals, including Chamber Music Northwest, Domaine Forget (Quebec), Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute, and the Marlboro Music Festival, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Sarasota Music Festival, Heifetz International Music Institute, and La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest.
Mr. Eddy received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees, with honors, from the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Bernard Greenhouse. He teaches cello at The Juilliard School and is professor emeritus at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Mr. Eddy appears regularly in duo recital with pianist Gilbert Kalish, and, as cellist for the Orion String Quartet, he’s in residence with The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. With the Orions, Mr. Eddy has appeared in major musical centers across the US, Canada, Europe, and the Far East. He’s recorded for the Koch International, Sony Classical, Delos, Arabesque, Albany, Columbia, Angel, Vanguard, Nonesuch, CRI, New World, Vox, and Musical Heritage Society record labels.
During the 2003–04 season, Mr. Eddy began presenting all six of J. S. Bach’s Suites for Solo Cello—the realization of a lifelong ambition and the culmination of years of study and performance of those landmark works—as well as extensive performance of Bach’s cantatas, chamber music, and orchestral music.