Timo graduated with a Bachelor of Music from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music having started studying the violin in the State Schools’ instrumental music program.
Since 1996, he has been teaching strings for Education Queensland in the Pine Rivers, Caboolture and Redcliffe localities. He has developed many of the string programs in both primary and secondary school in these areas. Timo also spent a year teaching violin in the Kaustinen Shire of Finland during 1993/1994.
He established the Pine Rivers Area String Orchestra in 1996 to encourage strings playing in the local community. The Pine Rivers Are String Orchestra became the Morton Youth Music Ensembles and now provides performance opportunities for young string players via a range of ensembles. These include the String Orchestra, Fiddle Group, Junior Fiddle Group and Chamber Orchestra.
He has performed with many different orchestras and ensembles including the Queensland Youth Orchestra, the Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
To see the list of compositions by Timo Jarvelo follow the link below.
The link takes you to the Animato Onl;ine Store where you can browse Timo's printed sheet music.