Tim McCarthy

Horn - Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion

New York based French hornist Tim McCarthy appears regularly with numerous orchestras, opera companies, contemporary music ensembles, and on Broadway. He has performed with the Janacek Philharmonic (Czech Republic), Manhattan Chamber Orchestra (principal), The Orchestra of the SEM Ensemble (principal), Ostravska Banda (Czech Republic) (principal), DiCapo Opera Theatre (principal), The Strathmere Festival Orchestra (principal), The New Philharmonic of New Jersey, School of American Ballet Repertory Orchestra, IFCP Ensemble, international contemporary ensemble (I.C.E), Blue Hill Troupe (principal), New York Philomusica, Riverside Sinfonia, American Chamber Opera Orchestra, Boston Civic Symphony, The Encompass Music Theater (principal), New York Grand Opera, Bronx Opera (principal), Orchestra of the Bronx (principal and soloist), STX Xenakis Ensemble, and Æxxus Chamber Orchestra (principal).

In the summer of 2014, Mr. McCarthy appeared at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and collaborated with Labyrinth Dance Theater at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in a work set for horn, cello, violin and solo dancer (The Promise of Rest – premiere November 2013). Last season, he performed as soloist with the Orchestra of the Bronx in Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 2. He has played recitals in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey as well as in the United Kingdom and Poland. Also highly sought after as a chamber musician, Mr. McCarthy collaborates with numerous chamber ensembles including the New York Philomusica among others. He can be heard on recordings encompassing a wide variety of musical genres and styles ranging from classical to pop to contemporary. These include premiere recordings on the Koch, Newport Classics, Mode Records, Rounder labels.