"What a truly wonderful concept the AWO is, a stage full of superbly talented Australians joining together to make incredible music. I’m so excited to be involved, and I can’t wait to experience the first chord.”

Tim Corkeron


Principal Timpani – Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Australian Hometown: Brisbane
Education: Queensland Conservatorium of Music

Tim studied Timpani/Percussion at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music under Alan Cumberland, from the Royal College, London and Timpanist – London Philharmonic Orchestra and perhaps his greatest influence. On graduating, he was appointed Tutti Percussion with Queensland Symphony Orchestra and in 1998 was appointed Principal Timpani.

Career highlights include guest appearances with the London Philharmonic Orchestra in 1992 and The Australian World Orchestra in 2013. Tim has also worked with the Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa, Japan and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra.

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