Christine Ho
Status: Member
Member Since: October 1, 2008
Last Visit:May 28, 2010

Christine Ho

Christine A. Ho, born in Los Angeles, California, first studied the violin at age nine with Edwina Johnson through the John Muir Elementary School Music Program. From there she studied the violin with Jayme Miller, Cheri Hutchison-Dierl, Adriana Chirilov, Mark Robertson, and with Master Violin Instructor, Thi B. Nguyen, an accomplished concert violinist. She also first studied the piano at age nine with Felicitas Walters, followed by the late Patricia C. Cinco.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Music from California State University, Long Beach in December 1997. She currently teaches students of all ages on the violin and piano out of her studio in Long Beach as well as freelance perform locally. Currently she is accepting new violin and piano students. As a freelance performer, she is a violinist and Coordinator of the Southern Cities String Quartet, a chamber ensemble that performs for concerts and special events such as weddings and private parties.

Besides working with her string quartet, she also performs as a soloist or together with various ensembles as a violinist and/or pianist. On the violin she is primarily a classical musician, but she also has experience performing other styles of violin music such as Christian, folk, popular, bluegrass, and fiddling.

She joined the Filipino-American Symphony Orchestra in Los Angeles as a first violinist on February 24, 2009.

Professionally she holds Active Memberships with the Music Teachers' Association of California, Long Beach Branch, where she is currently the Branch Recital Director; the American Federation of Musicians, Local 353, and the California Music Studios.

On her leisure time she enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, gardening, aerobics workouts, volunteering, reading, making scrapbooks, going on trips and outings, and photography.