NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist VC Artist Timothy Chooi — "Things to Know Before Becoming a Professional Musician"

The American-Canadian violinist relates to aspiring professional musicians by providing advice on what he wished he knew prior to becoming one himself


Timothy talks us through various topics regarding professional musicianship, including the importance of saying "no," it being more than just being a "great musician," and not getting distracted by other musicians' successes.

The Queen Elisabeth and and Joseph Joachim International Competition major prize winner also discusses how being a professional musician is like running your own small business, and how the field is not always glamorous ...