Timothy Wilson

Timothy W.

Woodinville, WA

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Timothy delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 7+

Teaching since:
September 1974

Former Principal Flute of the Hong Kong Philharmonic orchestra, Timothy was trained in Paris and New York and taught at H K Academy for Performing Arts and universities in HK for decades. He has concertized throughout the Far East, Europe and the USA. Former students have progressed to important conservatories in UK, USA and Switzerland and hold orchestra and teaching positions in China, Mexico, Hawaii and Hong Kong.
As a jazz saxophonist, he has appeared as a leader and as soloist in the Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra for two decades including tours to major Asian cities and NYC. His trio: Han Shan has made internationally recognized CDs.
Timothy accepts students of all ages and experience. Aspiring professionals, intermediate students and beginners can all benefit from his wide teaching experience and real insight, guiding them to higher results and inspiration.
Lessons are given at his home studio where the environment is geared to music and has maximum resources.

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Sep 1985 - Jun 2016
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Teaching flute, wind technique, chamber music, Jazz ensemble

Sep 1975 - Jun 2016
Chinese University of Hong Kong

Teaching flute

Sep 1974 - Jun 2016
Hong Kong Baptist University

Teaching flute

Head of winds department
Sep 1987 - Dec 1989
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Managing and in charge of the winds department in the academy

Sep 1975 - Jun 1985
Hong Kong Conservatory of Music

Teaching Flute and Music Theory

Principal Flute
Jan 1974 - Sep 1979
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal Flute in Hong Kong's premier orchestra and Concerto Soloist on many occasions
Multiple appearances in solo recitals and chamber music concerts

Flute Performer
Dec 1971 - Dec 1973
The Group for Contemporary Music New York, New York

Multiple appearances both as soloist and orchestra musician in works by the leading composers of the period
Organizer of concerts of diverse music in such venues as Manhattan School of Music, Columbia University and 92nd street YMCA

Flute Soloist
Sep 1970 - Dec 1971
Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra

Flute Soloist in Concertos by Bach, Vivaldi and Mozart
Piccolo Soloist in Vivaldi Concerto

Flute Performer
Jan 1970 - Jun 1970
Broadway Musical Touring Companies

Flute Performer in National Tours of Showboat, Oklahoma and Carrousel

Flute Performer and Teacher
Jan 1967 - Jun 1969
4th and 8th US Army Bands

Flute Performer in San Antonio and Seoul Korea


Bachelor of Music, Flute Performance
Sep 1970 - Dec 1972
Manhattan School of Music
Certificate of Performance
Sep 1965 - Dec 1966
National Conservatory of Music at Paris, France
Premier Prix, Flute
Sep 1964 - Jun 1965
Conservatoire, Ste. Maur-des-Fossees, France


Cantonese Chinese
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Mandarin Cinese
Professional Proficiency

Photos & Videos

Flute solo in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Jazz Ensemble

Flute Recital in Hong Kong City Hall in April 2013

Students recital in Hong Kong City Hall - Recital Hall 2013

Duet at Pacific Place

Jazz Service at Union Church Hong Kong

Photo by Timothy W.


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Andy Feb 3, 2017
Flute · In studio

I have studied with Mr Wilson for 6 years. He is the best flute teacher. He knows the music very well and explained things clearly. He motivated me to get better. I definitely recommend people to study with him.

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