|About 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. She was a Violin Coach for Wildwood Music Camp, Senior Session in the
Summer of 2010.
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