Timothy Nicolia received a B.M.E. degree from Central Michigan University in 1975, where he studied with Dr. Ernest Lloyd. He has also studied with Ted Markiewicz, then associate principal with the Detroit Symphony, and Richard Piippo.
He holds the position of Principle Cello in the Birmingham-Bloomfield Symphony as well as section positions in both the Flint and Saginaw Bay Symphonies.
He has performed with the Lexington Bach Festival since it's inception, is co-founder of the Montage String Ensemble, and has conducted the Birmingham Musicale String Ensemble for the past 27 years.
Tim is in demand for chamber music and free-lance work throughout the Detroit area. He teaches privately and lives with his wife Sharon in Royal Oak.