Powerful and finely nuanced interpretations, sumptuous sonorities, and a compelling stage presence are just a few of the hallmarks of internationally acclaimed violinist Timothy Chooi. A popular soloist and recitalist, he is sought after as much for his passionate performances as for his wide-ranging repertoire. Recent honors include Second Prize, Belgium’s world-renowned 2019 Queen Elisabeth Competition, First Prize, the 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition in Germany, and the First Prize, the 2018 Schadt Violin Competition in the USA, In 2018 Chooi also won the…
Claude Gringlas- La Presse de Montreal
It was an interlude of bliss.
9 June 2021
Joining the University of Ottawa
I'm very happy to share that I will be joining the University of Ottawa as the Professor of Violin!
21 December 2020
Rare Instrument awarded from the Nippon Music Foundation in Japan!
Timothy is the recipient of the Nippon Music Foundation Rare Instrument Loan program.
He will receive the loan of a rare instrument for the next 7 years!