Nikki Chooi (Canada)

Nikki Chooi photo credit Simon Darby1


2013 Competition First Prize winner & Best Performance of NZ Commissioned Work, 2007 Competition Semi-finalist



“a model of taste and tonal refinement”

– Boston

“vigorous and colorful”

– New York Times



Musical Education
Curtis Institute of Music, The Juilliard School

Principal Teachers
Joseph Silverstein, Ida Kavafian, Donald Weilerstein

Concertmaster of the New York Metropolitan Opera (2016); Member of Time for Three (since 2015)

Finalist/Laureate Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition (2012); First Prize Klein International Strings Competition (2009)

Nikki's 2014 Winner's Tour

Highlights of Nikki’s 2014 Winner’s Tour

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