“The Miracle”—La Presse, Montreal
The Bronze Medal winner of New Zealand’s 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition, Timothy Chooi was also the Grand Prize winner of the 2010 Montreal Symphony Manulife Competition, and has performed with every major orchestra in Canada. Highlights include concerto debuts with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic, Santa Barbara Symphony, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Newfoundland Symphony, and Edmonton Symphony, and his Carnegie Hall debut. He recently completed an extensive recital tour with Jeunesses Musicales du Canada, performed with violinist Pinchas Zukerman, and recorded his debut album. He begins studies at The Juilliard School in the fall of 2017, and previously studied at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, Mount Royal University Conservatory, and the Curtis Institute of Music.