University of Minnesota Duluth/Quey Percussion Duo - United States
Before his current position as Instructor of Percussion at the University of Minnesota Duluth, Tim Broscious spent three years as Professor of Western Percussion at the National Music Conservatory in Amman, Jordan and as Principal Percussionist for the Amman Symphony Orchestra and the Amman Sinfonietta.
He has studied percussion with Benjamin Toth, Dave Samuels, Tracy Wiggins, Alexander Lepak, Shane Shanahan, Joe Galeota, John Amira, Rogerio Bocatto, Grant Dalton and Nasser Salameh.
He holds degrees from The Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford (MM and GPD) in percussion performance, and from Samford University (BA) in music education.
In August 2004, Tim was a semifinalist in the prestigious Universal Marimba Competition in Sint-Truiden, Belgium with his duo partner Gene Koshinski becoming the last American duo to remain in the competition. In 2002, Tim won the Concert/Aria competition at Samford University in Birmingham, AL and in 2005 he was a winner of the Band Concerto Competition at The Hartt School.
Tim is currently an active performer having performed with numerous organizations including Quey Percussion Duo, Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, Amman Symphony Orchestra, The Amman Symphony Orchestra Mixed Chamber Ensemble, New Britain Symphony, Dawson Memorial Baptist Church Orchestra, Birmingham Boys Choir, and Celebration Winds.
Tim also serves as director of percussion at the Performing Arts Institute, a six-week international music festival in Kingston, PA.
He has also helped to further the development of percussion music by commissioning new works by renowned composers such as, Stuart Saunders Smith, Alejandro Vinao, Dave Hollinden, David Macbrid, Bruce Reprich, and Gene Koshinski.
Tim is sponsored by Pearl/Adams Instruments, Sabian Cymbals, and Innovative Percussion.