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B.A. A.Dip.A(NZ) [Hon] AIRMT

Introducing Auckland-based pianist, producer and musician, Timothy William. A musical personality involved in a variety of musical projects; as a solo artist, both live and studio session work, piano teacher and industry mentor.

Having studied music from an early age, Tim attained an Associate Diploma in Jazz performance (Hon) whilst still at high school. He has attended Wellingtons Conservatory of Music (nee NZ School of Music) is recognized as a talented Jazz musician and has been performing professionally in bars and clubs since his early teens.

He is in demand as a session musician, performing a variety of different styles with many local and internationally respected artists. Tim has performed with, and session’d for singer/songwriters; Josephine CostainNick HohepaChristopher ReedSimon Spire and NZ Hip-hop royalty; King Kapisi as well as international artists; German Jazz Great; Klaus Doldingher, and UK jazz-bass extraordinaire; Shez Raja. Tim in currently playing for; original Maori Hip-Hop band Dam Native, Alt-country rock band Billy Squire and the Rye, and Kiwi Soul-Rock project Phil Edwards Band.

In 2005 Timothy William launched his own company Bemsha Music established to provide live music for Corporate Events, weddings, product launches, parties etc Bemsha Music prides itself on providing musicians of the highest quality many of whom are recognized as some of Aucklands top musicians.

When hes is not performing and recording, Tim is busy applying his music skills and intuitive nature working with students of all ages and abilities tutoring piano or keyboard. Focusing on providing a modern syllabus, lessons cover everything from jazz to contemporary, theory, composition even studio production techniques.

Having featured on so many other artists records, Timothy William is currently finishing his own album which showcases his collaborations with a variety of artists and musicians.

Outside of working in the Music industry, Tim has degrees in Sociology and Media Studies, from the University of Auckland. He has previously worked within schools with students with behavioural problem or learning difficulties and continues working in a mentoring capacity with IHC as well as working for Not-for-Profit; Opie the Dog