Timothy Feil

As a chamber musician, Tim has won several awards including the Oneppo Chamber Music Series’ annual competition for chamber ensembles at Yale School of Music in 2016, where his Trio performed on an Oneppo Chamber Music Series Concert, and the Honor’s Ensemble Fellowship at the New England Conservatory twice (2012-2013, 2013-2014), where his woodwind quintet regularly performed community outreach concerts and guest clinics at various schools in the Boston community.  The Philharmonic Five performed full recitals in Jordan Hall and Boston's Museum of Fine Arts and was featured on several of New England Conservatory's Contemporary Ensemble concerts.  The Philharmonic Five also participated in master classes coached by the Berlin Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet, the Borromeo String Quartet, and the United States Coast Guard Woodwind Quintet.

As a teacher, Tim has worked as a teaching assistant at Yale University teaching private oboe lessons.  Previously, Tim was on faculty at The Conservatory for Music and Dance in Eagleville, PA from 2014-2015, the Sessione Senese Summer Music Festival in Siena, Italy in 2014 and the Albert Conservatory in Lansdale, PA in 2011.  He also worked as a research assistant, researching the benefits of arts education, for the Center for Music-in-Education.  He has twice served as a teaching intern for MusicLaunch, a music education program in Boston that focuses on various ways to teach and understand music.

Tim received his Master’s of Music from the New England Conservatory where he studied with Mark McEwen and his Bachelor’s of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music where he studied with Jeffrey Rathbun.  Additionally, he has been coached in master classes by Elaine Douvas, Richard Woodhams, and Joseph Robinson.

Oboist Tim Feil currently works at the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments and operates a reed making business which has sold oboe reeds to oboists in nearly every state and several countries abroad.  For more information, please visit his reed making websites, www.ihateoboereeds.com and www.howtomakeoboereeds.com.

Oboist Timothy Feil recently completed his Master of Musical Arts from the Yale School of Music.  He currently resides in New Haven where he is an active freelance performer and teacher and the sole proprietor of Timothy Feil Oboe Reeds. 

He has been a featured soloist with the Sessione Senese Festival Orchestra and the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra on tours throughout Italy, Switzerland, and Brazil performing oboe concerti by Bach, Marcello, Mozart, and Vivaldi.  As an orchestral performer, he has performed and substituted with groups all over the east coast including the New World Symphony in Miami, FL, the New York Festival Orchestra, the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, and Boston Civic Symphony.  He has also participated the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, AIMS Graz Music Festival, and Chautauqua Music Festival. 

Copyright Timothy Feil 2018



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Press, Recordings, Awards

Recording: J. S. Bach - "Ich Habe Genug"

October 2017


Recording: Charles Martin Loeffler - "Two Rhapsodies for Oboe, Viola, and Piano"

July 2017


Award: Oneppo Chamber Music Competition

May 2016


Recording: Philharmonic Five Quintet Recital
May 2014

Award: Boston Woodwind Society Oboe Merit Award
April 2014

Recording: NEC Chamber Singers Bach Cantata #80
March 2014

Review: Boston Civic Symphony Concert
March 2014

Recording: Philharmonic Five Contemporary Concert
October 2013

Award: Philharmonic Five Ensemble Fellowship Award
October 2013

Review: Philharmonic Five Contemporary Concert
April 2013