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Tim Genis
Tim Genis
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Artist Biography

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  • Band/Affiliation: Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • School / Univ. / Institution: Boston University
  • Country: United States

Percussionist Timothy Genis joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra in May 1993 as assistant timpanist of the BSO and timpanist of the Boston Pops Orchestra. Mr. Genis attended the Juilliard School of Music and the Eastman School of Music. From July 1991 until his BSO appointment he was associate timpanist and assistant principal percussionist of the Honolulu Symphony Society. Prior to that he was principal timpanist with the Philharmonia Virtuosi in New York, principal timpanist with the Radio City Music Hall Orchestra, and assistant principal percussionist for two years with the Hong Kong Philharmonic.

A Tanglewood Music Center Fellow in 1990, Mr. Genis also attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. Currently head of the percussion department at Boston University, he also runs the BUTI percussion program at Tanglewood and is an active clinician.

Other Recommended Recordings:

Recordings of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Specialties:

Timpani specialist / Clinician

Recommended cymbals:

18" K Constantinople Medium Light Pair

18" Classic Orchestral Medium Light Pair

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