Ricker Choi will perform at our 2013 New Year Concert

We are very pleased to announce that Ricker Choi will perform at our 2013 New Year Concert! Ricker has been our performer since 2008 and his skillful and enthusiastic performances have always been very well received!

Ricker started playing piano when he was 13. He has been featured at Toronto Summer Music Festival and Academy’s Emerging Artists in Concert at Walter Hall, and with Off Centre Music Salon at Glenn Gould Studio. He has also performed a solo recital at Four Seasons Centre as part of Canadian Opera Company’s noon-hour series.

In 2010 Ricker was awarded 2nd Prize at the Berlin International Amateur Piano Competition, where he performed at the 2,500 seat Berlin Philharmonie. Ricker is also the 2nd prize winner at the 2009 Boston International Piano Competition and the 3rd prize winner at the Washington International Piano Artists Competition. He had also performed live on 96.3 FM classical radio. On November 22, 2011, he gave a solo recital at the Four Season’s Centre for the Performing Arts. In March 2012, he performed at the prestigious Salle Gaveau in Paris.

Besides his passion in music, Ricker is a business consultant specialized in financial risk management. He holds a Master of Business Administration from York University, as well as Financial Risk Manager, Chartered Financial Analyst, and Project Management Professional credentials.

We would like to express our most sincere appreciation to Ricker for his continuous support to our concerts throughout the year and we are looking forward to his performance this year!

Ricker will also perform at 7:30PM on Saturday April 13, 2013 at Glenn Gould Studio (250 Front St. West), at a charity concert for Sick Kids Foundation. For more information, please watch this promo video and visit www.rickerchoi.com.