Brooklyn-based cellist Tim Leonard comes from a diverse musical background, having played in orchestras, jazz groups, rock bands, new music ensembles, and musical theater. He now works to bring all those experiences together, which has led him to perform with musicians like Peter Serkin, Jay-Z, Joseph Lin of the Juilliard Quartet, Pink Martini, as well as members of ICE and Brooklyn Rider. Tim recently completed his master’s degree at Queens College in the studio of Marcy Rosen, where he performed Bernstein’s Three Meditations from MASS with orchestra. A passionate proponent of new music, Tim has premiered new works at New Music Gathering, Spectrum NYC, and Brevard Music Center. You can find Tim out hiking or cooking at home.