Jan Au, graduated from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and received her Master’s Degree on Cello Performance in 2022. Studied under former Principal Cellist of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Lionel Handy.
Jan started playing the Cello at the age of 9. Her teachers included Lucy Chai and An Yue. Jan completed her Bachelor of Music (Honours) Degree at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2020 under the guidance of Tung Hiu Lo. Besides playing the Cello, Jan also studied Viola da Gamba under period instruments specialist Lam Tim Wai during her time studying at the Academy. She has been invited by the Early Music Society of Hong Kong to perform as a Viola da Gamba Soloist on different occasions.
During her time studying in the United Kingdom, Jan participated in many masterclasses and was coached by International Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber, Jian Wang, Toke Møldrup, Ulrich Heinen and Hannah Roberts. As an Associate Principal Cellist in the Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, Jan has performed under the baton of Michael Seal and Ludovic Morlot. She was also guided by members of Castalian String Quartet and Lindsay String Quartet.
Apart from being a soloist, Jan has been participating in a variety of music performances and training, including String Quartet, Symphony Orchestra, Baroque Music Performance Practice and Music Pedagogy. During her time at school, she has been invited to perform in public often as a soloist and received a lot of positive feedbacks.
Jan has been teaching for more than ten years. She is currently teaching at Yaumati Catholic Primary School, Sacred Heart Canossian School and the Music Office.
CK Wong is a pianist and cellist, graduated from the Bachelor of Arts in Creative Arts and Culture (Music) at The Education University of Hong Kong. WONG studied playing the piano when she was young and she studied cello now. Also, WONG achieved the ATCL Piano Recital (Distinction) at Trinity College London and Grade 8 music theory at The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. Besides, WONG have diverse interests such as taking photographs, not only playing instruments and she was the pianist and cellist in Hong Kong Elite Chamber Orchestra.