Tim McCarthy PhotoOriginally from Brush Prairie, Washington, Tim McCarthy completed his BM in trumpet performance at Saint Olaf College (2014), and his MM at Arizona State University (2016). He is an active freelancer in the Phoenix area, performs regularly with the Tucson Symphony, and has performed with the New World Symphony, West Valley Symphony, Arizona Opera, South Dakota Symphony, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith, Pink Martini, and at many local theater companies.

Tim has been selected to participate in numerous music festivals as a performer, including the National Repertory Orchestra (2016), Colorado College Music Festival (2015), Round Top Music Festival (2013), and the National Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Institute (2010 and 2012).

In addition to music, Tim is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys fishing, hunting, and hiking.