Recently retired as the music director for both LV Rogers Secondary School and Trafalgar Middle School in Nelson, BC, Tim Bullen is enjoying his new role as the conductor of the Rocky Mountain Concert Band. Tim is a graduate of both the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. His bands have competed across Canada at Musicfest Canada, and performed in Beijing and Shanghai. Besides conducting his school ensembles, he has also directed, in past years, the Cowichan Valley Concert Band (Duncan), the Cariboo Gold Big Band (Williams Lake) and the Circumpolar Big Band (Whitehorse).
Tim was an active trumpeter in Nelson, and was a member of the professional groups 25 or 6 to 4, Hornography, Bessie and the Back Eddy’s, as well as the Symphony of the Kootenays. Tim is currently the principal trumpet for the Symphony of the Kootenays in Cranbrook and is a member of Calgary’s Southern Stardust Big Band.