Tim O'Dwyer is a saxophonist, improviser, composer and educator, and the current Head of the School of Contemporary Music at LASALLE College of the Arts. He obtained a PhD from Queensland University of Technology in 2013, and was awarded a fellowship with the Academy of the Arts of the World in Cologne Germany.
Tim has been active in numerous musical groups and projects around the world, such as forming his own avante-jazz trio "Tim ODwyer Trio" and joining the Australian Art Orchestra in 2015. He's also spearheaded many improvisational music concerts and festivals over the years, with the most recent being the internationally renowned C.H.O.P.P.A. Experimental and Improvised Music series in Singapore.