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Dr. Timothy Ledger

DNA Manager

D.M., McGill University Schulich School of Music

M.M. and Performer Diploma, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

B.M., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music


American pianist Timothy Ledger is an enthusiastic and versatile performer, teacher, and scholar. Throughout his education, Tim competed and won prizes in local, state, national, and international competitions, including OhioMTA Buckeye Auditions and Graves Piano Competitions, the MTNA Competitions, the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, and many more. More recently, he has performed as a collaborator, featured soloist, and recitalist in North America and Europe, and his performances of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and the Shostakovich Piano Quintet were featured on CBC Classical. 


For more than a decade, Tim has accrued an array of teaching experience: music theory, aural skills, chamber music, and vocal coaching, in settings from large lecture-style classrooms to one-on-one instruction. As a piano instructor, he has taught a diverse assortment of students between ages 5 and 85, from complete beginners to graduate piano majors. Tim has served on the faculties of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Marianopolis College, and McGill University’s Schulich School of Music. He also has teaching and adjudication experience with various community and examination programs, like RCM. His students have won prizes in competitions, admission to select universities, scholarships from various arts organizations, as well as placement in competitive, non-musical organizations and internships. By individually tailoring instruction to each student, developing inclusive course materials, and consistently educating himself and evaluating his role as a teacher, Tim encourages the development of impactful, profitable transferable skills in his students: active listening, critical thinking, and creative imagination.

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