Percussionist/timpanist Timothy Borton is quickly establishing himself as one of the top up-and-coming musicians in Canada. A graduate of the University of Toronto, Tim's principal teachers were John Rudolph, Bev Johnston, Russell Hartenberger, and David Kent, with further studies with Robin Engelman, Bob Becker, and Christopher Lamb in New York City. Tim's performance credits include the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, National Ballet of Canada Orchestra, Calgary Philharmonic, Winnipeg Symphony, Auckland Philharmonia, Auckland Chamber Orchestra, Windsor Symphony, Symphony Nova Scotia, and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. He has also performed at the Banff Centre, the Music Gallery in Toronto, the Cool Drummings Festival with Soundstreams Canada, the Scotia Festival of Music, and the Shattering the Silence New Music Festival at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia with the Nothin' But Gnarly ensemble. Tim currently splits his time between Halifax and Toronto and can be heard performing with the Thunder Bay Symphony as principal timpanist/percussionist for the 2013/14 season.