Timothy was born in 1993 in Victoria, British Columbia. He began his studies at the Victoria Conservatory of Music where at age 3. He is a graduate of the Mount Royal Conservatory received his undergraduate degree at the Curtis Institute of Music.
Timothy gratefully acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, CBC Radio, the Sylva Gelber Foundation, and the Victoria Foundation. He also acknowledges the generous loan of his 1717 Windsor-Weinstein Stradivarius from the Canada Council for the Arts.