University of Michigan, DMA
University of Michigan, MM
Chinese University of Hong Kong, BA
Bonnie Choi is one of America's most distinguished and versatile harpsichordists, who "displays dazzling technique and draws new colours from her instrument" (South China Morning Post), and who is known for her "wonderfully expressive playing" (Audio Technique). Dr. Choi's numerous honors include prizes received at the International Harpsichord Competition in Brugge, Belgium and the National Association of Young Performers Competition. In 1995, she was a Finalist at the Pro Musicis Award Competition. She has concertized widely in North America and Asia. Her performances have been heard on public radio in the United States and Hong Kong, and she has recorded for VM Music.
Dr. Choi has given lectures and master classes at the National Harpsichord Competition in Kansas, the Hanoi Conservatory of Music in Vietnam, the Shanghai Conservatory of Music in China, and the Academy of Performing Arts in Hong Kong. Dr. Choi teaches harpsichord and piano at Nazareth College in Rochester and at Syracuse University. She is the founder and harpsichordist of Air de Cour. She is also the keyboardist for Symphoria. Many of her piano students have won both State and local piano competitions.