Timothy Chung began his music training as a Choral Scholar at St Andrew’s Cathedral School and has devoted most of his life to teaching, conducting and singing. He has directed many Sydney-based ensembles including the Willoughby Symphony Choir (Chorus–master/Conductor) Coro Innominata (Guest Conductor) The Joubert Singers (Musical Director) Sydney Philharmonia Choirs (Chorus Master) VOX (Foundation Artistic Director/Conductor) Polyphony (Founding Artistic Director/Conductor), the Macquarie University Singers (2010–2012, Principal Conductor) and the Sydney University Musical Society SUMS (2012-2014, Musical Director).
As a countertenor, he has performed extensively in Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle and Regional NSW and is regularly engaged as a soloist and chorister with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Choir (Allegri, Buxtehude, Bach, Vivaldi, Handel Dixit Dominus, Mozart) under the direction of Paul Dyer AO, as alto soloist in over 30 cantatas for the Sydneian Bach Choir Cantata Series at Sydney Grammar School, Sydney University Graduate Choir (Bach B-minor Mass, Handel, Charpentier) Coro Innominata (Purcell, Vivaldi, Charpentier, Handel, Bach) Newcastle University Choir (Messiah 2004–2008) St Andrew’s Cathedral Choir (Messiah 2003-2012) Arcadia Music Recital Series in St Benedict’s Monastery, St Mary’s Cathedral Choir (Messiah) Willoughby Orchestra and Choir (Dido and Anaeas) Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra (Carmina Burana) SBS Youth Orchestra (Vivaldi Nisi Dominus) Pinchgut Opera (Semele, The Fairy Queen) ACO Voices (St John Passion) Consort 8 and The Renaissance Players.
Timothy has taught at Trinity Grammar School, The Kings’ School, MLC School and is currently the Head of Music (Performance) at St Aloysius’ College. Since 2009, he has conducted the 400 voices of the Combined Church Choir’s (Radio Community Chest) annual performance of Handel’s Messiahin the Sydney Town Hall.