Brooklyn-based cellist Timothy Leonard, is a promising young cellist. He has concertized in China, Australia, Italy, and Mexico and has collaborated with members of the Juilliard Quartet, Momenta Quartet, ICE, ACME, MET Orchestra, and Adelaide Symphony. As a student at the Aaron Copland School of Music, he won the concerto competition and was awarded the prestigious Arthur Balsam Scholarship. Tim is an active freelancer in New York and New Jersey, having performed at venues like BAM, NJPAC, Roulette Intermedium, Barclays Center, and Bargemusic. Recently, he appeared with Jon Batiste on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Additionally Tim was selected to premiere a new work for cello, soprano, and countertenor at the New Music Gathering in Boston; a recording is coming soon.
Tim is well-versed in classical, pop, and improvised music. He is an experienced studio arranged and has premiered a number of new works for cello.