Tim Kain enjoys a varied musical career from his home base in Canberra, Australia. His principal teachers were Sadie Bishop, José Tomás and Gordon Crosskey, and he also likes to credit the many colleagues and students he has worked with.
Career highlights include a duo album and touring with John Williams, concerto performances with Australia’s major symphony orchestras and duo recordings with flautist Virginia Taylor.
As leader of the pioneering quartet Guitar Trek, Kain has developed a large repertoire for a family of different sized guitars. The group has recorded six albums. A particular focus has been commissioning and working with Australian composers.
Kain is renowned for his work as a teacher at the Australian National University School of Music. Many of his students have won prizes in international competitions, and have gone on to enjoy successful performing and teaching careers themselves. In 2013 Kain was made a member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his services to Australian music.
For more information, visit www.timkain.net.