Future Stars Of The Guitar
The Guitar Society of Brantford is partnering with The Brantford Public Library once again to present Future Stars Of The Guitar Recital Series!  These performers come to us from across Canada and around the world.  They are currently pursuing graduate performance degrees and  competing at national and international competitions.  
Come out to hear some upcoming stars, you will be amazed

The Guitar Society of Brantford 
Couch Concert Series
Live Stream on Facebook 
Saturday April 4, 2020, 3pm EST
Featuring Tim Beattie 
Under the tutelage of Alan Neave and Matthew McAllister 
Full scholarship in the MMus programmee at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 

From 2011-2015, Tim was an active member of the Guitar Society of Toronto, and participant in the Society’s guitar orchestra. He has worked in a variety of other chamber music settings including performances with Rosanne Philippens, the CvA Score Collective under the direction of Ed Spanjaard (Nieuw Ensemble), and others. Though his primary focus is on classical guitar, Tim has also studied various other genres including jazz, blues, rock, and percussive acoustic guitar. He has had the opportunity to play for world-renowned guitarists such as Roland Dyens, Bill Kanengiser, Tommy Emmanuel, Eli Kassner, Liona Boyd, Benjamin Verdery, Marcin Dylla, Matteo Mela, Lorenzo Micheli, Rafael Aguirre, Francisco Bernier, Matthew McAllister, Jeffrey Mcfadden, Irina Kulikova, Rovshan Mamedkuliev, Matt Palmer, Marko Feri, Thibault Cauvin, among many others.


Tim has maintained an active performance schedule, playing regularly in settings ranging from local seniors' residences to live radio, as well as major concert halls throughout North America and Europe, including FirstOntario concert hall, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ. He made his international debut as a featured performer at the 2014 Montréal International Guitar Festival. Recent highlights include solo performances for Chamber Music Orillia, the Toronto Guitar Weekend, Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival, and a live-televised performance at the Barrie Arts and Culture Awards. 


Outside of music, Tim enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading philosophy and poetry, collecting vinyl records, staying active with a variety of sports, and volunteering at local seniors’ residences and church.