Renowned for his musical sensitivity and fierce sound, Jimmy Tsui is an international flutist currently based in Berlin. He maintains a busy concert schedule, presenting recitals, master classes, and workshops in Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.

A Hong Kong-born New Zealander, Jimmy studied with Alexa Still at the University of Colorado at Boulder (MM) and with Anthony Ferner at the University of Canterbury (BM). He has gained numerous competition successes, most recently placing as a prizewinner at the Sydney Eisteddfod Flute Competition, and he was the recipient of the Aoraki Festival Award in 2002 and the Peter Lees-Jeffries Memorial Scholarship in 2004.

In high demand as pedagogue, Jimmy is frequently invited to clinic the Sydney Eisteddfod flute competition and at various flute societies in Australasia.

As with many instrumentalist virtuosi, Jimmy is also an accomplished pianist and studied it as his second instrument in New Zealand with Elen Rapoport. He has a passion for chamber music and has collaborated with musicians such as Elizabeth Farr, Elen Rapoport and Gabriella Pusner.

Jimmy also has a particular interest in ergonomic alterations to the flute and is a certified Straubinger and Schmidt gold pad technician. He plays a silver flute made for him by Brannen Brothers of Boston with gold and wooden headjoints by Sanford Drelinger of White Plains, New York.