Victoria Shuk Yan Chow-Torres, originally from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, holds a Master’s of Music with distinction (piano pedagogy and performance) and a Bachelor’s of Music summa cum laude (piano pedagogy and performance) from Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Princeton, NJ. Mrs. Chow won First Prize each year from 2004-2008 at the Annual Westminster Choir College Piano Competition in Princeton, NJ. She has performed as an accompanist for Princeton Festival, Calgary Arts Summer School Association, Front Row Centre Players and as a soloist in recitals at Fort Myers, FL and Longwood Gardens, PA.
Mrs. Chow serves as the President and Festival Chairperson for the Piano Teachers Forum of Central New Jersey. She is also a member of New Jersey Music Teachers Association and Music Teachers National Association. In 2017, Mrs. Chow earned her Nationally Certified Teacher of Music in Piano Teaching Certification.
Mrs. Chow is the Collaborative Artist at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton. She also maintains a successful private piano studio in Robbinsville, NJ, where her students actively perform in recitals, community outreach programs and compete in annual Festivals, Competitions and Auditions throughout New Jersey and New York. Her students have been invited to perform in Honors Recitals at Carnegie Hall, NY and the Kimmel Center, PA. She was recently the Piano Director and MusikGarten teacher at Musicians in the Making Music School in Plainsboro, NJ.