Timothy Archbold was raised in Regional Australia in the small town of Castlemaine, Central Victoria. He graduated from the Castlemaine Secondary College in 1998 having studied with Anna Daniel and Megon Smithies. In 2002, he received a Bachelor of Music Performance with Honours from the University of Melbourne, under the guidence of Nelson Cooke and Phillip Green. In December 2007, Timothy completed his studies at the Hochschule für Künste in Bremen, Germany where he studied with Professor Alexander Baillie. During his time in Germany, Timothy also studied at the Hannover Hochschule for Music and Theater under Hatto Beyele and the Karol Szymanowski Quartet studying Chamber music with the Aquila Quartet. He has recently completed his Masters Degree at Wichita State University, playing with the Bloomfield String Quartet and the Wichita Symphony Orchestra and moved to the Chicago area where he is teaching and free-lancing with several orchestras.