Cellist Timothy Eddy was born in Exeter, N.H., and has appeared as a soloist with orchestras and in duos (with Gilbert Kalish). He is a founding member of the Orion String Quartet which is in residence at Mannes College the New School for Music. He has also been a member of the Bach Aria Group since 1978 and was a former member of the Galimir String Quartet and New York Philomusica.
Eddy was a prizewinner in the Cassado International Violoncello Competition, Dealy Competition (Dallas), Denver Symphony Guild, and North Carolina Symphony Contest. He has spent summers at the Sarasota Festival, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Steans Music Institute, and Aspen Festival. He has performed at the Marlboro Festival, Lockenhaus Festival, Mondsee Festival, Turku Festival, Spoleto Festival USA, and Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival, and has toured with Music From Marlboro. His many recordings can be heard on the Columbia, Angel, Vanguard, Nonesuch, C.R.I., New World, Vox, Musical Heritage, Delos, Arabesque, and Sony Classical labels. He has been on the faculty at Juilliard since 2001 and was formerly on the faculty at the State University of New York-Stony Brook (emeritus) and the New England Conservatory. He holds BM and MM degrees from the Manhattan School of Music and studied with Bernard Greenhouse and Luigi Silva.