Timothy Edmundson is a 20 year old, English born bass-baritone currently studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He achieved top grades in A levels in Music, Maths and Chemistry at King Edward VII and Queen Mary School, Lytham, Lancashire before commencing the Bachelor of Music (Hons) programme in September 2012 under the coaching of Scott Johnson with direction by Stephen Robertson.
Before beginning at the RCS, Timothy attended the Junior Royal Northern College of Music and it was here he discovered his passion for singing. Initially entering the JRNCM as a trombonist at the age of 10, Timothy asked to study second study singing at 16 and was taught by Ian Anderson Gray. He then discovered his talent and passion for singing and at 19 successfully auditioned for music conservatoires across the United Kingdom.
As a choral singer, Timothy was a member of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain for three years and had the privilege to be conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, Eric Whitacre and Daniel Barenboim to name but a few. With NYCGB, Timothy performed at the BBC Proms in 2011 and 2012 performing Mahler’s 2nd Symphony in 2011 under Dudamel with the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela and in 2012 under Barenboim performing Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the East-West Divan Orchestra. Timothy continues an active involvement in choral singing whilst studying in Glasgow with engagements with the RCS chorus and the RCS Chamber Choir. He also sings with the choir of Glasgow Cathedral with whom he holds a choral scholarship.
Operatic engagements include Marriage of Figaro scenes (Bartalo/Junior RNCM), Yeomen of the Guard scenes (Shadbolt, Sergeant Meryll/Junior RNCM) and most recently Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Chorus/RCS). In musical theatre, Timothy has had a lot of experience with leading roles in many musicals such as Oliver, Sweeney Todd and Les Miserables. As a soloist, Timothy has performed many times in external concerts for Junior RNCM and for his former school. He also performs regularly in the local area in his town of Lytham St. Annes.