Timothy Ehlen received his training with John Perry at the University of Southern California and with Paul Schenly at the Cleveland Institute of Music. He served as Schenly’s teaching assistant while earning his Doctor of Musical Arts degree. He is currently on the piano faculty of the University of Oklahoma at Norman.

Ehlen has concertized widely in the USA and abroad as a piano soloist, in chamber music. and as part of the Ehlen-Oltmann’s Piano Duo. His 1987 Alice Tully Hall debut in New York City received critical acclaim.

A participant in many international competitions, Ehlen recently served on the international jury of the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati. He has performed frequently on major radio stations in Los Angeles, New York and Ohio and has premiered several new works for piano or piano duo, including Robert Rollin’s Two Contrasts for Two Pianos. His recordings include a CD of chamber works on the Crystal label.