About Me

New music arranged/composed and available:

1.Jupiter from the Planets by Gustav Holst

 (4 violin AND string orchestra versions)

2. Violin duet part to Kreisler’s Praeludium and Allegro

3.Interlude in an Ancient Mode for String Orchestra by Glazunov

4.Third violin transcription for Dvorak Op.75a Capriccioso

See the “Music” page to get your copy

Name: Dr. Timothy (Terry) Durbin


Suzuki Association of the Americas- Violin Teacher Trainer

DMA-Claremont Graduate University 2006 (Orchestral Conducting)

MM-University of Illinois1982 (Violin Performance)

BM-University of Alabama 1979 (Violin Performance)

I hope to see everyone somewhere on my travels this year! Contact me about possible dates to present in your area for your program.

My best,


1412 Tucker Station Rd Unit 339 

Louisville, Ky 40299


Favorite Quotes: Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. (Einstein)

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. (Jimi Hendrix)

Favorite Music Books:

Just David by Eleanor H. Porter

The Boy, the mole, the fox and the Horse

by Charlie Mackery

2022 Workshops and Institutes

Jan 27-29, 2022- Bentonville, Arkansas

                         Orchestra festival

April 8-10, 2022- Eugene, Oregon

                        Suzuki Workshop

Apr 24, 2022- Cave Run Symphony

                        Orchestra Concert

May 13-15, 2022- Dayton, Ohio

                        Suzuki Workshop

June 20-24, 2022- Greater Washington

                        Suzuki Institute

June 26-Jul 1, 2022- Eugene, Oregon

                        Teacher Training

                        Books 9 and 10

August 1-5, 2022- Michigan Education

                        For Happiness Online

                        Suzuki Institute

September 25- Cave Run Symphony   

                         Orchestra concert

October 7-9-    Chapel Hill Suzuki 


October 14-16- Miami, Florida workshop

October 29-30- UofL Fall Workshop

November 4-6 Chris Sanchez workshop

                        Washington, DC area

November 18-19 Rapid City, SD


November 20- Zoom presentation for

                        my new book, Indiana

December 3-    Cave Run Symphony

                         Orchestra Holiday


Jan 12-Feb 16- BOOK 4 TEACHER

                         TRAINING for EFH

January 20-22- Florida Workshop for 

   2023              Mayra Kucera Dickerson

February 17-19- Oregon Workshop

March 3-5, 2023- Evansville, Indiana


March 26-        Cave Run Symphony

                        Orchestra Concert

April 23-           Cave Run Symphony

                        Orchestra Concert

May 12-14-      Dayton, Ohio workshop

June 3-10-       Cedar City, Utah Institute

June 25-30-     Greater Washing, DC

                         Suzuki Institute

Spring semester TBA- Charlotte NC