Concertmaster and Assistant Artistic Director
Alan Choo, violin, “was a dynamo, delivering lines with panache. He exemplified virtuosity.” (Cleveland Plain Dealer) Concertmaster and Assistant Artistic Director of Apollo’s Fire, he made his debut with the ensemble as a soloist at the Tanglewood and Ravinia Music Festivals in 2017. Alan is also Founder and Artistic Director of Red Dot Baroque, Singapore’s first professional period group and Ensemble-in-Residence at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory. As a soloist, he has appeared with the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Tafelmusik Winter Institute Orchestra, and more. He has given masterclasses and lectures at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Michigan State University, Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory and more. Alan holds a Doctorate in Historical Performance from Case Western Reserve University, as well as degrees from the Peabody Conservatory and the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory. He is currently recording an album of the complete Rosary Sonatas by Heinrich Biber with Apollo’s Fire.