Cellist Timothy Frank joined the Hong Kong Philharmonic in 1995. A native of Virginia, he earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory and a Master degree of Music from Indiana University. Immediately prior to his appointment to the HK Phil he won the position of Assistant Principal Cello in the Memphis Symphony.
He has performed at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center with the New York String Orchestra under the late Alexander Schneider, and played in the National Repertory Orchestra of Colorado. He has participated in numerous chamber music festivals including the Juilliard Quartet Seminar, Taos School of Music Chamber Music Festival, Mendelssohn Quartet Seminar and Music at the Gainey Center.
As a three-time participant in the Pacific Music Festival (PMF), he played concerts throughout Japan, including a special piano quartet concert at Casals Hall, Tokyo for PMF corporate donors. While still a student, Mr Frank played for four years with the Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra of Columbus, Ohio, appointed as the orchestra's youngest member. His main teachers have been Norman Fischer, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi and Peter Rejto.
Timothy Frank plays a contemporary cello made by Gregg Alf in Ann Arbor.