Chris Choi

Born in Hong Kong, Chris Choi Shu-lun began studying violin at the age of 6 and viola at 17 under the tutelage of Wang Jiayang and Ivan Chan at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where he completed his Master of Music Degree with full scholarships.

First Prize winner of the Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld 1st International String Competition (Chamber Music Division). Chris has performed extensively across Asia and Europe and in music festivals such as the Pacific Music Festival (Japan), the Chilingirian’s Chamber Music Festival (U.K.), Musicus Fest (Hong Kong) and Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival. Other performances include: Walton’s Viola Concerto and Forsyth’s Viola Concerto with the Academy Symphony Orchestra, as well as solo performances at the ABRSM Prize Ceremony Presentation 2014-2016.

Chris is now a part-time teacher at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts for the Junior Music Programme, freelancing in Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as conductor at the Music Children Foundation Limited. He plays a 1770 Lorenzo Storioni on loan from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust.