Kwong Po Ki
KWONG graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a Master of Music degree with distinction, majoring in Yangqin. She receives coaching from Ms. Lee Meng Hsueh who is the principal of yangqin in Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra.
She started playing yangqin at the young age of nine, under the coaching from Mr. Ng Chiu Shing, Ms. Yu Mei Lai, Ms. Wang Yu Jue and Ms. Pan Wei Wen (Cantonese music). While at the Academy, she was a recipient of William Au Arts Education Scholarships, Jacky Cheung Scholarships and Parson Music Foundation Scholarships.
She is one of the RTHK ‘2019 young music makers’ and participated in radio recording and TV shows. In the same year, she was invited to Canada to perform a concerto as the soloist with HKJYCCO and Toronto Chinese Orchestra. She held the bachelor graduation recital in 2020 which was well received. In 2021, she was selected to be the soloist of the Yangqin concerto ‘Rhapsody’ in the Academy Chinese Orchestra Concert Practice of HKAPA. In the same year, she was invited to an Chinese instrumental concert (曲中詩, 樂中畫) held by HKJYCCO to perform as a soloist. Same year, she participated in RTHK Radio 4’s program ‘student concert hall’. She held the Master of music graduation recital in 2022 which was well received, with playing Teasing Fire (Hong Kong premiere) etc. In the same year, she was selected to be the soloist of the Yangqin concerto ‘Girl from Koran’ in the Academy Chinese Orchestra Gala.
She is currently the yangqin musician in the The Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble, the KD music production, the Hong Kong Juvenile and Youth Chinese Classical Orchestra, and the Hong Kong Yangqin Ensemble.
She also has 7 years teaching experience and she is the Yangqin tutor of La Salle Primary School, Good Hope School, HKTA Tang Hin Memorial Secondary School and St. Rose of Lima’s School etc.