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Canadian violinist Timothy Chooi is regarded as one of Canada’s most promising and exciting young artists. Described as “the miracle” by Montreal’s La Presse, Chooi was recently a top medalist at the Michael Hill International Violin Competition in New Zealand.

In the 2017-18 season Timothy Chooi is soloist with the Oakville Symphony Orchestra, performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto in G Minor; with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra, in Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole; and with the Toronto Symphony in Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. He has performed with most major orchestras in Canada, including the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Newfoundland Symphony, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Philharmonia, and the Edmonton Symphony. He has also been featured with the Montreal Chamber Orchestra. International appearances include the Malaysian Philharmonic and the Auckland Philharmonia. In the United States he has been soloist with the Santa Barbara Symphony, and made his New York debut in recital at Carnegie’s Weill Hall.

Posted: Nov-13-2017
Latest News

Astral Artists has announced the 2016 national audition winners - including VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi.

Posted: Aug-23-2016
Latest Acclaim

"From the moment this young man walked on the stage, he was poised and self-confident and his playing followed suit.
His technical passages were effortless, and his fingers flew up and down the fingerboard with trills so fast they sounded like harmonics."

— Summerland Review
Posted: Dec-3-2017
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Posted: Nov-27-2017