The Ensemble TIMF was founded in 2001 as an ambassador of public relations for Tongyeong International Music Festival and with the aim of establishing a professional performing group. Consisting of Artistic Director Uzong Choe and other young performers, the Ensemble TIMF actively performs both nationally and internationally. Its diverse repertoire ranges from classical to contemporary music and the Ensemble has been praised for its contribution to increasing the numbers of contemporary music listeners and enthusiasts.
Ensemble TIMF also has been able to strengthen its position as the representative and most promising ensemble in Korea. Not only with classical or contemporary music but also with opera or original film music sound tracks: the ensemble has continuously broadened its scope on stage.
The Ensemble extends its performances to Asia and more, bridging Tongyeong and the rest of the world in musical diplomacy. Since 2003, Ensemble TIMF has been invited to several contemporary music festivals that hold significant meaning and status in the New Music scene.