About Tim

About Tim

Tim PItmanTim's career spans over two decades. He began his musical journey in the mid 1980’s when he started performing in front of live audiences and composing his own music.

He is currently being trained by the esteemed Avril Grey, one of the most sought after singing coaches in the country.

As well as performing privately Tim works closely with many charities such as the Royal British Legion and has performed with numerous military orchestras. Over the last 3 years his work with the British Legion has included annual performances at the Remembrance Concert at The Colston Hall, Bristol, Bristol Cathedral and Bath Abbey.

Tim currently performs nationally and internationally with recent performances in France, Germany, Egypt, Crete and Tenerife.


Career high

Tim's most notable performance to date was in 2005 when he was personally asked by Michael Eavis (The Glastonbury Festival organizer) to perform at "The Glastonbury Extravaganza," the biggest open-air classical music concert in the UK.

Accompanied by the Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra he performed “Nessun Dorma”, “Rule Britannia” and “Land of Hope and Glory” to a record audience of over 14,500 people. He received a standing ovation and was called back on stage to repeat part of his performance.
 


Radio

Alongside his face to face performances Tim has also had vast radio coverage.Radio performances include but are not limited to performing live for GWR Radio at the Bristol Old Vic, performances and interviews on both BBC Radio Bristol and you can hear Tim's music being played there regularly. Tim also has performed on the Radio Bristol Christmas show at the Bristol Cathedral, which was aired out live on radio. 


Career by yearBirmingham Tattoo

1992
Tim entered one of the largest singing competitions ever held in the South West of England. Out of 3,500 singers, Tim came third and then won the competition the following year.

During this year Tim also became the first singer/songwriter to be awarded a grant from The Princes Trust. This helped him to achieve his professional aspirations as a singer. Since then, he has performed in over 2,500 shows and concerts.

Tim also performed (By Royal Appointment) to HRH The Prince Of Wales, being one of only forty performers in the world to do this on a face to face basis at the time.

1994
Tim appeared on the Michael Barrymore show and performed the Roy Orbison classic “Crying” to a standing ovation.

1995​
He performed as part of the “Susan Guest Appeal” at the Bristol Hippodrome along with Paul McKenna, Faith Brown, Martin Daniels and other local talent. The show raised thousands of pounds for the charity.

2002
Tim made a life-changing decision to enter into the world of Classical Music as an Operatic Tenor. After studying Classical Music and being coached by the leading classical tutor, Andrew Hambly-Smith. Tim also sang operatically at Bristol City’s Ashton Gate football stadium and at the Bristol Balloon Fiesta to crowds of 20,000.

2005
Tim performed at The National Indoor Arena as part of the “The Birmingham Tattoo” with the “NATO Regimental Big Band,” which had led to him being invited back annually. He  delivered a sensational performance to around 20,000 people which resulted in Tim being invited to perform with Norman Rogerson, producer of "The Birmingham Tattoo" and a leading promoter of Military concerts in Europe, at other concert. 


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