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Edward Choi

Seoul Philharmonic

Edward Choi joined the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra in 2004 and became Principal Percussionist in 2007.

Mr Choi has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Philharmonia  Orchestra of London, Toronto Symphony, Sydney Symphony, Orchestre  Philharmonique de Radio France, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Malaysian  Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony, and the Asia Philharmonic Orchestra. As  a chamber musician, he was a founding member of the Exit 9 Percussion  Group, winners of the Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition.

He is originally from Canada and studied music at the University of Toronto,  Northwestern University, and Rutgers University. Mr Choi holds a Doctorate in  Musical Arts as well as a degree in English Literature. As an educator, he has  held teaching positions at Sookmyung Women’s University, Kyunghee  University, Hanyang University and Seoul National University in Korea. Mr Choi  has taught clinics and masterclasses in Canada, the United States, Australia,  Japan, and China. He has also served on the Symphonic Committee of the  International Percussive Arts Society and has presented an orchestral clinic at  the PAS International Convention.

Mr Choi is a proud endorser of Malletech keyboard instruments/mallets and Zildjian cymbals.

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