Pianist

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AS A PERFORMING ARTIST

Timmons has performed internationally as both a solo pianist and ensemble artist, combining concert and recording projects with work as an international performing arts consultant. Offering performances and teaching on three continents, she has appeared in such venues as Carnegie Recital Hall, Merkin Hall, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D. C., the Dame Myra Hess Series in Chicago, the American Embassy in Hamburg, the Bösendorfer Hall in Vienna, Catholic University in Santiago, Chile, and college and universities throughout the U. S. Timmons has toured throughout Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, Spain, and Chile and has performed under the auspices of the National Endowment for the Arts along with National Public Radio. Her seminal training as a pianist has been with György Sebök, Béla Bösörményi-Nagy, and Randolph Hokanson.

Committed to American composers, through an NEA fellowship, she recorded The Complete Piano Works of William Bergsma (Laurel Records-1993). Additionally, her discography includes: Chamber Music of Dexter Morrill (Capstone Records-1997) and  Amy Beach: Music for Violin/Viola and Piano (Centaur Records-1997) both with Laura Klugherz and, and with Judith Cohen, In Tandem, Music for Two Pianos and In Tandem Two (Capstone Records 2003 and 2007). Ken Burns chose music from the Amy Beach recording for the soundtrack to his PBS documentary, The War.

Timmons has performed with orchestras throughout the US including the Oregon Symphony, Syracuse Symphony, Newport Symphony, Central Oregon Symphony, Springfield (Illinois) Orchestra, Festival Orchestra of the Oregon Coast Music Festival, among others. As a frequent guest artist, Timmons has appeared in such summer festivals as Tanglewood, Chenango Musikfest in New York, the Olympic Music Festival, the Oregon Coast Music Festival, Festillésime and Festival Mozart in France. In France, she has been artistic director for Musique à Beaumont, and is a member artist through Perspectives Musicales in Paris.

Currently, Timmons is an Artist/Teacher Affiliate with Classic Pianos at their flagship store in Portland, Oregon, and in their partner locations in Bellevue, Denver, Anchorage, Las Vegas, Boston, and Albuquerque. Timmons is professor emerita at Linfield College and holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Washington and the Master of Music degree from Boston University.

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Timmons’ recordings are available on iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon.