Jacob Choi, viola

Hometown: Denton, Texas

Meet Jacob

Jacob performs on Show 412.

Jacob Choi (viola), 18, hails from Denton, Texas, and is a senior at Liberty High School. He studies viola with Ronald Houston. Some of Jacob’s proudest accomplishments include being the finalist for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Lynn Harrell Concerto Competition, a finalist for Fort Worth Symphony’s Young Artist Competition, first place in the JDR Viola Concerto Competition, an honorable mention in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Competition, and placing second in the Texas Association for Symphony Orchestras (TASO) Juanita Miller Concerto Competition. In addition to his solo pursuits, Jacob plays viola in the JDR String Quartet. The ensemble placed in the finals in the Coltman Chamber Music Competition and were quarterfinalists in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Outside of music, Jacob enjoys playing basketball, watching soccer and football, eating delicious food, speaking Spanish, admiring beautiful interior designs, and chatting with friends.

Listen to Jacob

Show 412
Viola Sonata, Mvmts 1 & 2 by William Flackton with Eunsil Cho, piano