Anthony Cheung – Viola – is an avid performer, educator, composer/arranger, and adjudicator. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he completed a double major in Viola Performance and Movement Science (Kinesiology), and was a recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Spirit Award. He holds multiple personal training certifications, under the American Council on Exercise.
Anthony has won awards at the national and international level, including the ASTA, Chicago Viola Society, and Corpus Christi International Competitions. He has performed throughout North America and Europe, and has been broadcast on numerous radio and television stations, including: CBC, NPR, CTV, and OMNI. Previous teachers include Kurt Sassmanshaus, Yizhak Schotten, and Dave Harding.
As a teacher of prize-winning students, Anthony is passionate about educating and can be found adjudicating competitions and running various clinics, coachings, lessons, masterclasses, and technique classes. He is on faculty at the Saint James Music Academy and the Vancouver Academy of Music.
Anthony is a zealous advocate for high-quality outreach and can be frequently seen facilitating and performing at fundraisers, nursing homes/senior centres, hospices/hospitals, inner-city schools, and juvenile detention centres.
He is blessed, beyond measure, to be one of the founding members of the ground-breaking, genre-blurring, innovative string trio, Infinitus.