Christine Choi, violin
Violinist Christine Choi, born in Los Angeles, California, is an active performer and enthusiastic teacher. From a young age, Ms Choi has been a recipient of numerous awards including the Menuhin-Dowling Young Musicians Award, 2nd prize and the Lawrence Bedini Scholarship at the Stewart Brady Competition, the Janet Spoor Achievement Award Fellowship, and top honors at the Lillian Fuchs Chamber Music Competition and Duxbury Music Festival Competitions.
Ms Choi has performed at the Duxbury Music Festival, Banff Master Classes for Strings, Beijing International Music Festival and Academy and Zephyr International Chamber Music Course and Festival. As an accomplished chamber musician, Ms Choi was a Guest Artist at Music in the Vineyards in Napa Valley, CA, and was awarded a Fellowship at the Madeline Island Music Festival. She was selected to perform for The Beethoven Research Center at Boston University, working with Peter Zazofsky and scholars William Kinderman, Lewis Lockwood, and Jeremy Yudkin. Ms Choi also performed for Boston University’s Center for New Music in collaboration with Joan Tower. As an active orchestral musician, Ms Choi has performed at Alice Tully Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, and Jordan Hall. She has also performed with the Banff Festival Orchestra, Haffner Sinfonietta, New England Repertory Orchestra, and Cantata Singers.
Ms Choi was accepted to the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Preparatory Division at the age of eight as an Honorary Distinction student. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music as recipient of the Ruth and Jo Blackmore Scholarship, and her Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music, where her teachers included Davis Law, Zaven Melikian, Axel Strauss, and Lucie Robert. Ms Choi recently received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree under the guidance of Bayla Keyes from Boston University.
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