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!
3 December 2020
Tiktok's Viral Sound by Timothy Chooi "Dance of the Dead"
In November 2020, Timothy's sound clip of Dance of the Dead (Danse Macabre by Saint-Saëns) reached a total audience of over 1.5 million viewers on Facebook and Tiktok It is trending with the hashtag #nonuancenovember on Tiktok.
26 October 2020
Day in the Life: Classical Musician during COVID-19
As a millennial classical musician during COVID-19. There are a lot of questions of what I do...find out here :)
11 October 2020
Mongolian/Chinese Fiddle Song "Galloping War Horses"
My original arrangement of the folk song "Galloping War Horses" for the violin
5 October 2020
Collaboration with Keynote Artist Management!
Things are happening, and I'm announcing a new partnership with Keynote Artist Management for representation in Europe and Asia!
30 September 2020
Recipient of the 2020 Robert Sherman Award
The VISION Collective awarded $20,000 Prize 2020 The Robert Sherman Award for Music Education and Community Outreach.
25 July 2020
Virtual concerts for COVID-19 patients in San Diego
It's easy to forget that there are people suffering from COVID-19. As an artist, it's hard to find specific ways to help those in need right now, but recently I've been joining Project: Music Heals Us to provide virtual one-on-one concerts to patients in hospitals in San Diego, California.
20 June 2020
Patreon with Timmy
Help support my projects for as little through Patreon and get exclusive behind the scenes content!
19 June 2020
My international violin career was taking off, then the COVID-19 pandemic happened
"A month has gone by, and to be honest it feels like just one really long day that's been all mushed up together at this point," he told CBC Music. "I feel like I'm drinking the same cup of coffee over and over because this is like the same routine every day."
6 May 2020
Chicago Symphony Orchestra announces 20-21 season!
(POSTPONED) The 20-21 season has been announced, a highlight is that I will be making my debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on my birthday, December 17, 2020.
3 October 2017
Release of my video Csárdás / Czardas from Monti
I am happy to announce the release of my video Csárdás / Czardas from Monti filmed in Lionel Groulx Metro Station, Montreal, Québec (Canada) and recorded in Philadelphia.