Recitals include the Cleveland Orchestra’s Schubert Bi-Centennial Series in Cleveland, festival Recontres Internationales de Piano en Alsace, International Franz Liszt Festival in France; periodic recitals on the series “Sundays Live” (broadcast live on KMZT in Los Angeles from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Old First Concerts in San Francisco, Bösendorfer Hall in Vienna, Kum Ho Art Hall in Seoul, Korea; numerous universities, including Indiana University in Bloomington, Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, Seoul National University in Korea, Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, New England Conservatory of Music, Michigan University in Ann Arbor, etc. He has been heard frequently on National Public Radio, in addition to numerous independent broadcasts of major market performances in this country and abroad.
Mr. Ehlen has recorded the complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas for the Azica label. After the release of volume III, Fanfare Magazine (May/June 2011) wrote, “…I have the feeling that the cycle with the richest rewards will turn out to be the Ehlen.” Other CD releases on the Azica label include the Schumann Fantasie op. 17 and other works (2006), The Ehlen-Tai Piano Duo, Virtuosic Dance (2016), and most recently, the Brahms late character pieces, ops. 116, 117, 118 and 119 (2018). Additional recordings have appeared on the Crystal, Omnibus, and Felia Mundi labels.
Appearances with orchestra include performances of concerti of Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Poulenc, Liszt and Dohnányi with various orchestras in the US, including the Ventura County Symphony and Redlands Symphony in California, Kingsport Symphony in Tennessee, Warren Chamber Orchestra in Ohio, Symfonia da Camera and Champaign-Urbana Symphony in Illinois, and, most recently performances of the Beethoven Concerto No. 4 and No. 5 with the University of Illinois orchestras.
Dedicated to fostering young talent, Mr. Ehlen regularly presents master classes at major universities and conservatories, including The San Francisco Conservatory, Seoul National University, Yonsei University and others in Korea, Eastman School of Music, The Chautauqua Music Festival, Brevard Music Festival, The Colburn School of Music, California Institute of the Arts, Idyllwild School for the Arts in Los Angeles, Boston University, Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, etc.
Mr. Ehlen has taught and performed at the summer festivals Rencontres Musicales en Lorraine in Nancy, France, the Vienna International Piano Academy in Vienna, Austria, and the Chautauqua Music Festival in New York, the Brevard Music Institute in North Carolina, and most recently, the Montecito International Music Festival in California. He completed his BM and MM studies with John Perry at the University of Southern California, and his Doctor of Musical Arts degree with Paul Schenly at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
Timothy Ehlen is an International Steinway Artist.