#TalentedTuesday featuring Clare Choi, Cello (c/o 2021)
Prelude from Cello Suite No. 3 In C Major, BWV1009 by Bach
Clare Choi, Academy Cellist, made her debut at age 12 playing the Saint Saens Cello Concerto with the Diamond Bar High School Symphony Orchestra as the winner of the 2015 Diamond Bar High School Concerto Competition, and most recently received second prize in the 2020 Diamond Bar High School Concerto Competition. She also participated in the Southwestern Youth Music Festival for several years, receiving first prize on numerous occasions. An avid chamber musician, Clare Choi has explored a multitude of works with other students through the Diamond Bar High School Performing Arts Academy, receiving coaching by Yoshika Masuda of the Rolston Quartet. Clare Choi has held the position of Principal Cellist of the Diamond Bar High School Symphony Orchestra since 2018 and Co-Principal Cellist and Principal Cellist of the 2019 and 2020 Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) Symphony Orchestras, respectively. She has had the fortune of collaborating with conductors such as Sey Ahn, Sameer Patel, and Gene Moon while performing in various venues. Clare Choi is currently studying privately with Yao Zhao while completing her final year at Diamond Bar High School. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, discovering new books, and finding new boba shops to visit.