Timothy Paek, cello
Timothy Paek is an enthusiastic chamber musician and dedicated teacher. Recent highlights of Timothy’s career include an appearance at the Brookline Library Music Association as founding cellist of the Meadowlark Piano Trio, and numerous concerts with Symphony NOVA. He has also performed as a guest on numerous faculty recitals at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Timothy completed degrees at Carnegie Mellon University, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the University of Nebraska—Lincoln; his primary mentors include Anne Martindale Williams, Melissa Kraut, and Gregory Beaver.
As an educator, Timothy has worked at the St. Margaret’s School for the Art’s summer music programs as a chamber music coach, private cello instructor, and eurhythmics professor. His prior teaching engagements include the Dedham School of Music, while occasionally subbing at the Chamber Music Connection. He currently teachers at the Community Music Center Boston and the Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program. He also completed Suzuki teacher training and certification at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
As the founding cellist of the Meadowlark Piano Trio, Timothy has performed in concert venues and outreach programs throughout the nation. A recent honor includes the semifinalist of the 2017 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition as Cellist of the Meadowlark Trio. Summer festivals include: Avaloch Farm Institute, Garth Newel Music Center, Round Top Festival Institute, Mimir Chamber Festival, St. Lawrence String Quartet Seminar, and the Caroga Lake Music Festival. Aside from music, Timothy loves to pursue culinary interests, dancing, basketball, and playing board games.