Timothy Leopold

Trumpeter Tim Leopold is a member of the Meridian Arts Ensemble. A Kansas native, he is equally adept in the worlds of classical music, jazz, world music, and popular idioms. He has performed with Josh Roseman's Extended Constellations, David Sanford's Pittsburgh Collective, and other ground-breaking ensembles that straddle musical worlds. He has played extensively in clubs as leader of his own projects and as sideman to others. A talented, experienced improviser and performer, he has taught improvisation, trumpet and general music across the U.S. and internationally. He has also composed numerous works and plans to write extensively for Meridian. Tim received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Kansas and a Master's from the University of Oregon.