• Tim will be teaching a workshop series on inspiration. Please see below for details. All workshops will be taking place at McLaughlin Studios:
    • Address: 3470 Swetzer Rd, Loomis, CA 95650



  • Tim played at the Monterey Jazz Festival with the Sacramento State Jazz Singers in Monterey, CA.
  • Tim took 1st place with the Sacramento State Jazz Singers at the Next Generation Monterey Jazz Festival in April. Winning this prestigious festival allows the group to perform at the Monterey Jazz Festival in September.



  • Tim will be recording with The ReAssemblers of Whimsy this summer. Stay tuned for the debut CD!
  • Tim will be teaching at Donner Mine Music Camp as the Percussion Instructor for both the junior high and high school camps.
  • The ReAssemblers of Whimsy gave their debut performance as the Artist in Residence for the Townsend Opera Company, playing in Fresno and Modesto. 
  • Tim was hired as an adjunct professor at William Jessup University in Rocklin, CA.



  • Tim gave a clinic on Surf Drumming at the Surfer Joe Festival in Livorno, Italy on June 21st.  
  • The Pyronauts embarked on a European Tour, stoping in The Netherlands and Italy before ending at the Surfer Joe Festival in Livorno, Italy. For more information visit The Pyronauts website. 
  • Sierra Surf Music Camp 2014 was an amazing experience! Don't miss out again! Join the fun here.
  • The Pyronauts released thier latest live CD: The Pyronauts: Live in San Francisco.
  • Tim was hired as an adjunct professor for Sierra College in Rocklin, CA.



    • Tim had the honor of playing with 3 Balls of Fire and Davie Allan, at the Surf Guitar 101 Convention in Los Alamitos, CA.
    • Sierra Surf Music Camp 2013 was a great success! Click here for pictures and don't forget to sign up for next year!



      • The Tim Stephenson Trio has released a new demo available on the audio page
      • Tim is featured on the new 2012 compilation CD from the Sacramento State University Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combo. Contact Tim for details on how to get your free copy!
      • The 1st Annual Sierra Surf Music Camp was a great success! We’ll be continuing the camp next year so be sure to check it out and sign up early! More info at
      • The Pyronauts new album Play for Surf is now available! Contact Tim for details!



      • Downbeat College Music Award, Large Vocal Jazz Ensemble - College Winner, Sacramento State Jazz Singers, Drumset. 
      • The Pyronauts perform at Thunder Valley Casino in Lincoln, CA.
      • Listen to Tim perform with the Melopoeia Octet on their Debut CD “Satin Doll”. Available now!  Contact Tim for details.



      • The Pyronauts open for Dick Dale in Auburn, CA at the Auburn Events Center.
      • The Pyronauts perform at Thunder Valley Casino in Lincoln, CA.
      • Downbeat College Music Award, Outstanding College Vocalist - Melissa Fulkerson, Sacramento State University, Drumset.
      • Reno Jazz Festival, Outstanding Musicianship Award, Sacramento State Jazz Ensemble, Tim Stephenson, Drumset.
      • Reno Jazz Festival, 1st place - 4 Year College Band, Sacramento State Jazz Ensemble, Drumset.
      • Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, 2nd Place - College Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Sacramento State Jazz Singers, Vocalist.



      • Tim performs with Ben Folds and the Seattle Symphony in Seattle, WA, Vocalist.
      • The Sacramento State Jazz Singers open for Ben Folds in Oakland, CA, Vocalist.
      • Sacramento State Jazz Singers featured on Ben Folds Presents - University a Cappella, Vocalist.



      • Downbeat College Music Award, Best Collegiate Jazz Vocal Group, Sacramento State Jazz Singers, CSU Sacramento, Drumset.
      • Reno Jazz Festival, Best College Jazz Choir, Sacramento State Jazz Singers III, Vocalist
      • Reno Jazz Festival, 3rd Place College Jazz Choir, Sacramento State Jazz Singers II, Drumset



      • WGI World Championships, 3rd Place Drumline “A” Class, Roseville Independent Percussion Ensemble, Performer