Timothy Sun began his music studies at the age of 7. He studied the saxophone and clarinet with Mr. George Galway at the Ellen Wilkinson High School of Art in England since 1997, and in 2001 became the first Chinese saxophone and clarinet student of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under a full scholarship for his Bachelor’s degree, where his principal teachers were the world-renowned saxophonists John Harle and Christian Forshaw. He had also worked with clarinettist Julian Farrell and flautist Glen Martin and in 2006 and completed his Master’s degree under a school scholarship and received the highest score in final recital.
In recent seasons, Sun has appeared in more than 100 recitals and orchestral concerts in Asia and Europe. He performed as a soloist with Macau Chinese Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra, Guiyang Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Festival Orchestra, Symphonic Cordiality, New Music Ensemble, Citywinds Ensemble, Hong Kong Young Musicians Wind Orchestra, Hong Kong Wind Symphony, PanAsia Symphony Orchestra, Belilios Winds, SIU2, Macau Youth Orchestra and the Macau Youth Symphonic band. He has been interviewed by the South China Morning Post, UK Chinese Times, Macao Daily, Milk, Mr, Esquire, TVB, and the RTHK Radio 4, which broadcasted his live performance.
Timothy Sun is one of the artists of the “Buffet Group” and “Vandoren Paris”. He is currently a saxophone lecturer coach at the Macau Conservatory, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the Hong Kong Baptist University.