Tim is a well-respected (and in high demand), drummer-percussionist who is equally at home on the stage or in the studio. As a result of his instrumental abilities and songwriting skills, he has received international exposure in Canada and the United States, as well as Europe, Asia, and Australia.

I can track drums remotely for your songs.

Tim has worked with many musician-producers such as Adam Percy (Acid Test, Econoline Crush, Bif Naked), John Greenberg (Velveteen, Lori Yates, Eric Ratz, Geoff Kulawick), John Dooher (Ren & Stimpy, Alan Parsons, The Daily Adventures of Mixerman), Daniel Ledwell (Gabrielle Papillon, The Weakerthans), Gaetan Pilon (Studio Victor), Gilles Castilloux (The Treatment Room), Paul Johnston (JUNO Award winning engineer) Roxanne Potvin (JUNO nominee, Sue Foley, John Hiatt, Colin Linden, Bruce Cockburn) and as a result, he has performed and recorded with many Canadian, American, UK, and Swiss artists.

He is also a producer, composer, engineer, mixer, musician, and arranger, with songwriting and performance credits in Hollywood cinema, off-off-Broadway plays, Canadian theatre, Canadian national television, USA commercial television placements, worldwide cable/satellite television, worldwide radio, live performances, and he has been featured in music videos on Much Music and Bravo (Canada). He can be heard on recordings that have won awards and/or have been nominated for awards, such as the Félix and the ECMAs.

Tim endorses Remo, Yamaha, and Paiste.

Tim is a member of SOCAN, BMI, CARAS, FACTOR, CIRAA, and the Quebec Musicians Guild.

Gear highlights

  • Remo
  • Yamaha
  • and Paiste.

Genres I specialize in

Terms of Service

50% deposit up front once booking is completed. No refunds on deposit.
Balance to be paid in full prior to any tracks being released. Any "rough mix" will be streamed for you.

Reviews of Tim van de Ven

  • Listing_thumb_control_roomover 1 year agoby

    I became aware of Tim a couple of years ago and from everything I've heard of his work and from his colleagues, Tim is the consummate professional and also a really nice guy.

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