2023, 2018, 2017 Chamber – Southern Highlands, NSW, 2016, 2016 Singapore, 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 Seraphim Trio nationally and internationally. He also performs regu-larly 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 Queens-land, and he has performed as soloist with Orchestra Victoria, play-ing Tchaikovsky’s ‘Rococo’ Variations.

Tim performs regularly with the Australian World Orchestra and the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and he has performed casually with the Melbourne, Adelaide and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras. He has taught cello and chamber music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and tutors regularly for Sydney Youth Orchestra and Aus-tralian 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 also studied at the Aus-tralian National Academy of Music in Melbourne, and in London with William Pleeth and Raphael Wallfisch. 

Last updated 2023