2 VC ‘Young Artists’ Awarded Fine Instruments from Canadian Bank

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Timothy Chooi Canada Instrument Bank Cover

The 21 2015 fine instrument recipients from the Canada Council for the Arts instrument bank have been announced – including 2 VC ‘Young Artists’.

This year’s recipients are:

  • VC ‘Young Artist’ Timothy Chooi – 1717 ‘Windsor-Weinstein’ Stradivarius Violin
  • VC ‘Young Aritst’ Boson Mo – 1757 Carlo Antonio Tononi Violin
  • Blake Pouliot – 1729 Guarneri del Gesu Violin
  • Yolanda Bruno – 1700 ‘Taft’ Stradivarius Violin
  • Joshua Daniel Peters – 1869 Jean Baptiste Vuillaime Violin and Vuillaume Model bow
  • Aaron Schwebel – 1753 Joannes Baptista Guadagnini Violin
  • Amy Joanne Hillis – 1820 Joannes Franciscus Pressenda Violin
  • Andrea Tyniec – 1689 ‘Baumgartner’ Stradivarius Violin
  • Matilda Kaul – 1747 Palmason Janaruys Gagliano Violin
  • Jonathan Chan – 1715 Dominicus Montagnana Violin
  • Emmanual Vukovich – 1700 Bell Giovanni Tononi Violin
  • Nune Melikian – 1750 Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi Violin
  • Christina Bouey – 1900 Stefano Scarampella Violin
  • Timothy Steeves – 1871 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume Violin
  • Jeremy Potts – 1902 Enrico Rocca Violin
  • Byungchan Lee – 1768 Miller Janarius Gagliano Violin
  • Cameron Crozman – 1696 ‘Bonjour’ Stradivarius Cello and 1830 Adam Shaw Cello Bow
  • Rachel Mercer – 1730 Newland Joannes Franciscus Celoniatus Cello
  • Noémie Raymond-Friset – 1769 Joannes Guillami Cello
  • Se-Doo Park – 1824 McConnell Nicolaus Gagliano II Cello
  • Thomas Chartré – 1841 Charles François Gand “Gand Père” Cello

The bank comprises 22 magnificent, fine  instruments – with a net worth totaling more than CAD $41 Million.

Each recipient will receive a 3 year instrument loan.

The 2015 jury was Mary-Katherine Finch, Clemens Merkl, Maria Kanko Millar and Lara St John.

PICTURED: 2015 Canadian Instrument Bank Recipient, VC ‘Young Artist Timothy Chooi

 

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