- Instrument Second Bassoon
A native of Des Moines, Timothy Gale received a bachelor’s degree in music performance from the University of Northern Iowa where he studied with David Rachor. He earned Master of Arts degree in music performance from the University of Iowa in 2003, under the direction of Benjamin Coelho. He is the second bassoonist with the Des Moines Symphony, a position he has held since 1995. Mr. Gale has also appeared with various professional orchestras and ensembles throughout the state ofIowa including the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra, and the Des Moines Metro Opera. In addition to his musical activities, he is currently an employee of Wells Fargo and recently completed an M.A. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame.