2018, 2017 Chamber – Southern Highlands, NSW, 2016 Singapore, 2016, 2015, 2011
“This orchestra is such a brilliant idea and provides an amazing opportunity to perform with so many talented Aussie musicians.”

Timothy Nankervis


Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Australian Hometown: Sydney
Education: Australian Institute of Music; Sydney, National Academy of Music, Kiev; University of Melbourne

Cellist, Timothy Nankervis, is a member of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. He has won numerous awards for cello solo, and for chamber music as a member of the acclaimed Seraphim Trio. As an active chamber musician, Tim has performed extensively with the Trio nationally and internationally. He is also a member of the Sonus Piano Quartet, and performs regularly as a guest artist with various ensembles. Tim has performed widely throughout Australia as a soloist, and has broadcast regularly for the ABC and MBS-FM radio stations across the country. He has performed the Beethoven Triple Concerto and Brahms Double Concerto with orchestras in Sydney and Queensland, and he has performed as soloist with Orchestra Victoria, playing Tchaikovsky’s ‘Rococo’ Variations. Tim is a member of the Australian World Orchestra. He also teaches cello and chamber music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and tutors regularly for Sydney Sinfonia, Sydney Youth Orchestra and Australian Youth Orchestra.

Tim completed his Bachelor of Music degree in Sydney with Lois Simpson and graduated from Melbourne University with a Masters of Music degree with Nelson Cooke. He has studied in London with William Pleeth and Raphael Wallfisch, and with Vadin Chervov at the Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music in Kiev.

Last updated 2018