© Tim Bruce 2009
Bringing harmony to life
music | meditation | peace | bliss | balance | harmony | health | well-being | music therapy | sound therapy | stress relief | healing
Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and currently living in London, Tim has been working as a professional actor, singer and writer for sixteen years. He appeared in the West End production of Blood Brothers, the BAFTA awarded BBC Drama Bleak House, was a semi-regular in the BBC’s long-running Geordie series Byker Grove, the RTS award nominated opera film Bohème, Tara Arts and numerous operas for Music Theatre London, including the title role of Don Giovanni.
Tim first trained in Indian classical vocal music at the P.K. Salve Academy of Music in Nagpur in India under Pandit Dr. Arun Apte, where he also studied the relation between music and the energy centres of the Central Nervous System, as an advanced form of music therapy. Later, he studied under Pandits Rajan & Sajan Misra, the great masters of the Khyal style of Indian classical vocal music. Tim has also composed and performed Indian music, for example in the Tara Arts touring production of Mandragora, King of India.
Tim is also the lead singer of the world music fusion group SAHAJ, who have travelled all over the world giving concerts of their own style of fusion with traditional Indian bhajans and Sufi qawwalis. Sahaj has performed in venues ranging from the Royal Albert Hall and Edinburgh Mela where they played to a crowd of 70,000, to festivals in India and toured Morroco in 2006.
‘Wonderful…A heart-warming collection of poignant songs… soothing and uplifting… a true pleasure to watch’.
The Argus, Fri 18 May 2007.