Angela Choong – viola / violin

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Angela Choong has performed as a violinist and violist throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, and Asia. A passionate chamber musician, she has been violist of the Hausmann Quartet since 2008, holding ensemble residencies at San Diego State University as well as Mainly Mozart, Art of Élan, and La Jolla Chamber Music Society. She has collaborated with artists including cellist Gary Hoffman, violists Toby Appel, Cynthia Phelps, and Paul Neubauer, pianists Lydia Artymiw, James Tocco and Jeremy Denk, and the Alexander and Borromeo String Quartets. Festival engagements include Rockport Music, La Jolla Summer Fest, San Francisco Performances, Aspen Music Festival, Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, Music@Menlo, Blossom Music Festival, Ojai, and Grachtenfestival in Amsterdam.

Angela’s mentors include Michael Davis, Charles Castleman, Laura Bossert, Beth Newdome, James Dunham, and Jeffrey Irvine. She is Artist Faculty of Viola and Chamber Music at San Diego State University, co-founder of the Hausmann Chamber Music Program and Festival and frequent clinician for music teachers in San Diego Unified schools.