Kate Choi is a 17-year-old Timberline Secondary student who began her musical studies in South Korea before moving to Campbell River in 2017. With a great passion for performing arts, Kate studies advanced piano with Shelley Roberts and is a past member of CRdanceXtreme, where she competed in performance and show-team for four years in styles of hip-hop, lyrical, ballet, jazz and contemporary. Just last year, she was graded 1st Class Honours with Distinction for the Grade 10 Practical Exam in Royal Conservatory of Music. In 2018, Kate won the Ruth Scott memorial Chopin Competition, and the following year represented the North Island at the Provincials in Chilliwack. Kate has had the pleasure of performing at the Rotary Honours Concert presented at the Tidemark Theatre both in-person (2020) and virtually (2021). With the covid pandemic restrictions and protocols, live performances have been on hold since March 2020. Kate is filled with excitement to finally get back on board and perform at the Quadra Island Festival of Chamber Music.
Being a straight A honor-roll academic student at Timberline Secondary, Kate plans to further her studies in science and pursue the field of medicine, whilst keeping her passion for music.