Tim Wootton maintains an active schedule as an orchestral musician, chamber musician, soloist and educator.
As an orchestral musician, Tim is a member of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Ozarks Lyric Opera and the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA). He has performed with the Kansas City Symphony, Tulsa Symphony, Wichita Symphony, Arkansas Philharmonic, Krakow Chamber Orchestra, Missouri Philharmonic and other orchestras across the Midwest and Southwest.
As a chamber musician, he is a member of the Springfield Symphony Brass Quintet and the Evangel University Faculty Brass Quintet. He has performed with the Missouri State University Faculty Brass Quintet, Symphony of Northwest Arkansas Brass Quintet, Springfield Chamber Brass, Classic Brass, Phoenix Chamber Brass and the Phoenician Brass Quintet, among others.
As a soloist, he was a prizewinner in the International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition in Bangkok, Thailand, a finalist in the Naftzger Young Artist Competition and a winner of the band and orchestra solo competitions at Missouri State University. As a recitalist, he gave the world premieres of the Michael “Bear” Schwartz – “Trumpet Sonata in Three Movements” and “Portraits of Masada.”
Tim is an Adjunct Professor of Music (Trumpet) at Evangel University and a Faculty Associate (Trumpet) at Southwest Baptist University. He was an Artist-in-Residence (Trumpet) at Missouri State University. He also maintains a private trumpet studio and is a Guest Artist/Faculty at the Midwest Trumpet Festival.
Tim’s teachers include David Hickman, Grant Peters, Charlie Geyer, Ray Mase, Kevin Cobb, and John Shows.
International Trumpet Guild
Pi Kappa Lambda
135th Army Band