Before his current position as Director of Athletic Bands and Instructor of Percussion at the University of Minnesota Duluth, Dr. Tim Broscious (b.1980) spent three years as Professor of Western Percussion at the National Music Conservatory in Amman, Jordan and as Principal Percussionist for the Amman Symphony Orchestra and the Amman Sinfonietta.
He has studied percussion with Benjamin Toth, Dave Samuels, Tracy Wiggins, Alexander Lepak, Shane Shanahan, Joe Galeota, John Amira, Rogerio Bocatto, Grant Dalton, and Nasser Salameh.
He holds degrees from the Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford (DMA, MM, and GPD) in percussion performance, and from Samford University (BA) in music education.
In 2004, Tim was a semifinalist in the prestigious Universal Marimba Competition in Sint-Truiden, Belgium with his duo partner Gene Koshinski becoming the last American duo to remain in the competition. In 2002, Tim won the Concerto/Aria competition at Samford University in Birmingham, AL and in 2005 he was a winner of the Band Concerto Competition at The Hartt School.
Tim is currently an active performer having performed with numerous organizations including Quey Percussion Duo, The Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, Amman Symphony Orchestra, Amman Sinfonietta, Amman Symphony Orchestra Mixed Chamber Ensemble, New Britain Symphony, Arrowhead Chorale, Birmingham Boys Choir, and Celebration Winds.
He has also helped further the development of percussion music by commissioning new works by renowned composers such as, Stuart Saunders Smith, Alejandro Viñao, Adam Silverman, David Gordon, Dave Hollinden, David Macbride, Bruce Reprich, and Gene Koshinski.
Tim is endorsed by Pearl/Adams Instruments, Sabian Cymbals, Remo Drumheads, and Innovative Percussion. His works are published through Bachovich Music Publications.