Kee Man Lei, graduated with the Bachelor of Music in Education (Honours) (Contemporary Music and Performance Pedagogy) by The Education University of Hong Kong and a Two-Year Certificate Course by Hong Kong Music Institute. She has received a diploma of LTCL Piano Recital and AMusTCL (Diploma in Music Theory) by Trinity College London; Grade 8 Alto Saxophone by The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.
She is a professional in classical piano, pop piano and saxophone, also, pop and jazz song singing. She has a wealth of experiences in recitals, concerts, banquets, dramas and musicals and many other public performances. She has accompanied for large music competitions and pop stars’ concerts. She has also been invited around the world, such as Germany, Canada for public performances. She also has rich teaching experiences for more than 10 years. Her students loved her and many of them choose to be a musician or music educator as their career.
Hui Chak-Wai Thomas is a piano teacher beloved by all his students. Hui was graduated from the music department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, majoring in piano performance under the guidance of Mr Raymond Young Chap-Lai. He studied composing with Professor Wendy Lee Wan-Ki and Dr. Chan Kai-Young, and piano pedagogy with Dr Poon Kiu-Tung and Dr. Annie Mok On-Nei. After his undergraduate study, he studied piano elementary teaching with Dr. Dale Wheeler under the programme of the Royal Conservatory of Music.
Hui succeeded in different competitions. He was the champion with a first-class award in ‘2017 Chopin Memorable Prize’ Hong Kong-International piano competition – Chopin Impromptu Group. In the same year, he won the third prize in Antonio Vivaldi Youth Music Competition Vienna 2017.
From 2017 – 2018, he was a teacher of a music program of Lok Sin Tong Yang Xiao Ling Speech Therapy Centre for SEN children aged 3 – 8. In 2021, he was invited to hold a music workshop for the elderly in ELCHK, Shatin District Community Centre for the Golden-Aged. From 2023, he has been invited to be the programme director of the music enlightenment courses for children in the Prestige Music Academy.
Hui is devoted in piano teaching. With his unique, interactive music pedagogy, he inspires students to have excellent performance in various music competitions. He was awarded the Teacher Award by Hong Kong Youth Performance Art and Development Association (HKYPA) in 2018 and the Outstanding Teacher Award by Hong Kong International Musicians and Arts Association (HKIMAA) in 2019. He was continuously awarded the Best Teacher Honour Award by the International Fringe Association in 2021 and 2022.
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Graduated from HKAPA with a Bachelor of Music degree with Dean’s Prize, Wailly Kau Yin-wai majoring in piano under the tutelage of Colleen Lee. Wailly was awarded Bernard van Zuiden Music Fund by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Limited and HSBC Trustee (Hong Kong) Limited, together with The Eduard and Marianna Loeser Award, to pursue her post-graduate study at Guildhall school of music and Drama, studying under Noriko Ogawa.
Since 2012, Wailly has participated in different competitions, and was awarded the Apollo Prize in the 20th Japan Hamamatsu Piara Piano Competition and champion in Hong Kong Youth Piano Competition. She had been invited to record soundtracks for ‘Septet: The Story of Hong Kong’, which was the official selection of omnibus film of 2020 Cannes Film Festival. She was also chosen as “The Most Popular Artist” and was awarded 2nd prize of Piano Duo (Senior Group) in the 3rd Sviatoslav Richter International Piano Competition in 2022.
Leo Tsui graduated from The Education University of Hong Kong, with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture (Music), majoring in Piano. Being an experienced accompanist for the choir in his university, he has won the champion (with Saxy Boys) in the Music Skills Enhancement Scheme (MUSES) Chamber Award.
Tsui is an active accompanist in Hong Kong. Over the years, He accompanied university students majoring in music on different platforms, including graduation recitals, overseas competitions and examinations. He was also invited to accompany RTHK’s programme “Young Music Makers 2019”. He has collaborated with Marco Albonetti, an Italian Saxophonist, they had made a radio recording for RTHK program.
Having minored in Western Percussion and Conducting. He was a member and student conductor of EdUHK Symphonic Band. He is now the principal Percussion and assistant conductor of O Wind Ensemble. He also participates in many orchestras and wind bands as a guest player.
葉嘉寶老師畢業於香港教育大學，主修音樂教育（當代音樂及演奏教育學）。已考獲英國倫敦聖三一音樂學院高級鋼琴演奏文憑（Ltcl in Piano Performance），樂理文憑（Amustcl）、英國皇家音樂學院鋼琴、小提琴及樂理八級。在 2018 年入圍第七屆維羅納國際鋼琴比賽（Verona International Piano Competition），並晉身半準決賽。
Veronika Cheng is a Classical Pianist and music teacher based in Hong Kong who started her piano and music studies at 7. Cheng performed around Europe, U.S., U.K., and Korea. In 2011, Cheng won the champion of Beacon-CSU Stanislaus international piano competition in the U.S., a performance of Beethoven Sonata, which brought her to continue her music study at Hong Kong Baptist University. Cheng was always invited to attend open master classes, she had classes under Mary Wu, Jeffery Swann, Yue Chu, and Julia Mao. Cheng is passionate about chamber music, she was performed with serval violinists, violists, cellists, and pianists in Piano Trio and Two Piano Four Hands performances. Cheng also won serval competitions around mainland China and Hong Kong. Including the 4th and 5th Piano Duet and Two Piano Competition in Shenzhen, the 20th Hong Kong-Asia Piano Open Competition. Cheng’s performance always inspires people with an enthusiastic, deep understanding, and warm image. Cheng has also participated in many overseas master classes and studying under different overseas pianists and music educators since she was a child, including two visits to Vienna, San Francisco, Los Angeles and other places.
Cheng graduated with a Merit result from the Master of Art in Music programme at Hong Kong Baptist University. With having over 10 years of experience in piano and music theory teaching, Cheng’s students also won serval local competition awards including Second Prize in Hong Kong Schools Music Festival and several distinction results in ABRSM piano and theory public exams. One of her students got into HKEdU Bachelor Music in Education (Hon) programme under her fruitful teaching.
Born in Hong Kong, Anna Vienna Ho gained an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma and a Master of Music in Piano Performance with distinction from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, where she received a number of awards and scholarships. Prior to that, she received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music from Hong Kong Baptist University. She was the winner of numerous international piano competitions, including Concours International Leopold Bellan, Rome International Music Competition, Montpelier Arts Center Classical Recital Competition, International Robert Schumann Klavier Welttbert, Internationaler Deutscher Irmler-Klavierwettbewerb, International Music Competition “Таланты XXI века”, International Moscow Music Competition, 5th Propiano International Competition, Quebec International Music Competition, IYMC International Classical Music Competition, Mid-Somerset Festival, North London Music Festival, London Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition, Abergavenny Eisteddfod Y Fenni and Leamington Spa Competitive Festival among others.
Anna is a versatile musician who has worked as a concert pianist, répétiteur, composer, opera singer and conductor for a number of music organizations, including Welsh National Opera, Birmingham Opera Company, Tête à Tête Opera Festival, Opera Novella, London Oriana Choir and London Gay Symphony Orchestra, among others. She has been selected as a Du Vert a L’infini festival artist and the Montpelier Arts Center Classical Recital artist. Recently, she has worked as a répétiteur for Bel Canto Singers’ production of “My Beloved”, a pasticcio of music by Giacomo Puccini.
Passionate about opera, Anna has participated in different opera performances in Hong Kong and the UK, including Verdi’s Macbeth, La Traviata, Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, Suor Angelica, La Bohème, Bellini’s Norma, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Bizet’s Carmen, Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana, Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci and Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors. She was the first prize winner of several music festivals, Holmfirth Musical Festival, Newcastle-U-Lyme Festival of Music, and the Coulsdon and Purley Festival, to name a few. Anna’s compositions include instrumental, vocal, electroacoustic, multi-media, orchestral and operatic works, which were premiered around the world by various musicians.
Anna has had extensive teaching experience over 10 years with pupils from 3 years to 60 years, from beginners to professionals. She enjoys teaching piano, accompaniment, music theory, singing, as well as composing. She was the adjudicator of the “Festival of Instrumental and Vocal Arts” International Online Music Competition and Virtuozy International Music Competition. She is a tutor at Hong Kong International Institute of Music, Yip’s Children’s Choir and the International Marine Symphony Academy of Music.
Samson Ng，畢業於香港浸會大學（音樂文學碩士）及美國 Musicians Institute（現代鋼琴演奏學士），是香港少數同時持有現代鋼琴演奏學士學位及古典音樂碩士的音樂人，在港奠定了古典及流行鋼琴的基礎後遠赴美國荷李活深造現代音樂。在美國留學時期曾跟隨多位著名鋼琴手（包括：Russell Ferrante、Alberto Salas、Mamiko Kitaura 等）學習演奏及編寫不同風格的現代音樂（Latin、Jazz、Pop Ballad、Rock、Funk、Blues、Soul、R&B、Fusion、Film Music），並同時修讀電影配樂。
Samson 多年來演出經驗豐富，在美國留學期間曾在電視台選秀節目為歌手作鋼琴伴奏，並於校內外的各種活動中擔任鋼琴及鍵琴手；在港時亦曾於香港會議展覽中心、香港太空館、各區文化中心及表演場地出任爵士樂隊、搖滾樂隊、管弦樂器、敲擊樂團、個人聲樂演唱、婚禮的鋼琴及鍵琴伴奏，更曾於 Live House 中擔任駐場鍵琴手，歷年來參與演出達數百場。
除了主樂器，Samson 也曾在多個音樂劇及樂團擔任爵士鼓手、和音、舞台副總監及音樂總監。在音樂創作上，Samson 曾為獨立音樂人和不同機構進行編曲及監製，也曾為音樂劇編曲，並曾參與泰迪羅賓電影《八步半喜怒哀樂》和 Giormani 廣告的配樂，也曾為樂隊 Supper Moment 的演唱會間場短片進行配樂。
Samson 有逾 10 年教學經驗，曾在大型連鎖琴行任教，擅長教授即興流行/爵士鋼琴，教學對象主要為成人及青少年，程度由初學至音樂系畢業生，授課時致力於啟發學生在音樂上的創意及自由度，將樂理和樂曲分析融入演奏中，在學習不同樂曲的同時，更會一步步引導學生去找出屬於他們自己的聲音和演奏風格，讓他們可以在鋼琴上自由、隨性地表達自我。
另外，有別於坊間流行鋼琴速成課程將彈奏過份簡化及 Pattern 化，Samson 重視每首歌的獨特性及細節，並擅於將歐美前衛時髦的現代鋼琴風格融入廣東流行曲當中。無論是初學者想直接學習時尚的流行曲彈奏手法，或者已彈奏流行曲多年但覺得自己的即興手法重重覆覆不知如何突破，Samson 都很樂意將他所知的在課堂上一一分享，並竭力幫助學生成為更好、更有個性的現代鋼琴手。
吳氏自六歲起學習鋼琴，隨後學習古箏和手鈴等樂器，並參與各種音樂比賽及活動。從 2019 年開始教導鋼琴及伴奏。現時就讀香港浸會大學音樂文學士，跟隨香港鋼琴演奏家羅乃新女士主修鋼琴。考獲英國皇家音樂學院八級樂理及八級鋼琴，並於 2015 及 2016 年分別獲得亞太新星鋼琴大賽七級冠軍及八級殿軍。現時專注於修讀大學課程和教育工作，同時參與學校的合唱團，學習如何以獨奏以外的形式傳達音樂，更全面地認識音樂。教學專注於發掘學生對音樂的興趣，希望讓學生從中學習如何用音樂表達自己，及了解不同樂曲的真正意義。課堂會按照學生的能力及參考家長的意見決定課堂節奏，令課堂能成為學生的喜好而非壓力來源。
Ken is currently final year music student in HKBU, majoring in piano. He won the 3rd prize in the 1st Hong Kong music talent piano competition in 2016, then he obtained ATCL diploma from the Trinity College of London with distinction in 2018 and began to learn the instrument with Hong Kong pianist Mr Raymond Young in 2019. Moreover, he is experienced in performing in diverse circumstances, such as student concerts, pop band shows, church worships, funeral services and wedding ceremonies. Having more than 4 years of teaching experience, he is also passionate in teaching and started to teach piano during his academic period.
Other than that, he is also a composer who is now studying composition in HKBU. His solo compositions “Unexpected encounter” and “Stars” are recorded by renowned violinist Sergei Malov and harpist Olivia Jageurs respectively. Recently, his string quartet “pendulum” won the 1st prize of the NC Wong Young Composer Award and was premiered by renowned French quartet Quatour Arod.
Born in Hong Kong, Anna Ngai learnt piano with Prof Zhayi Dan and Prof Gabriel Kwok. Moved to Germany in 2008, Anna Ngai studied piano with Prof. Wan-Ing Ong from the State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart. She graduated from the University Mozarteum of Salzburg with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Piano Music Pedagogy with the head of Keyboard department, Prof. Klaus Kaufmann and minor in chamber music and piano accompaniment. While teaching in Musikum Salzburg, she was invited to perform in the Wasserburg festival in Germany. Ngai has performed in Germany, Austria, Italy, Russia etc. Back to Hong Kong in 2017. During 2019-2021, Ngai was the resident répétiteur of Musica Viva under the Artistic Internship Scheme supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. She has been interviewed as a pianist at Television Station.
Ngai is active on piano teaching and piano accompaniment, currently is the répétiteur of Musica Viva, piano accompanist of Lingnan University Choir, Music Tutor and Exam Supervisor of VMEB Certified, a private piano, music theory and piano accompaniment tutor.
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.
Charlie Choi-Lee Hung has completed her studies in The Royal Conservatory of Brussels, earning a Bachelor’s and Masters Degree in Music, majoring in the Harp under the tutelage of world-class harpists Jana Bouskova and Agnes Clement. In between the degrees, she was an exchange student at the Academy for Performing Arts in Prague (HAMU) through the Erasmus Scholarship Programme. She has previously attained the Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music, Harp Performance (LRSM) and DipABRSM in Harp Performance.
She has performed all over Hong Kong and Europe, including in Belgium, Tignes, France, Ittervoort, Netherlands, Prague, Czech, Tignes, France, and with the Hong Kong Ensemble during the 12th World Harp Congress in Sydney. In 2019 she won the First Prize in the International Music Competition Brussels – Grand Prize Virtuoso and was invited to attend the award ceremony in the distinguished Bozer Concert Hall. She also performed harp solo and chamber music in Ath College Saint Julien Chepel, Chateau de Moulbaix and in Eglise Saint-Martin Church, Chievres, Nazareth in Belgium. In Prague, the Czech Republic, she performed Le Festin de l’Araignee by Roussel, Dny Bohuslava Martinu 2019 as the principal Harpist with the orchestra in Sal Martinu Hall.
In Hong Kong, her performances include the St. John’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Dinner, Shatin Symphony Orchestra Annual Concert and ABRSM Celebration Orchestra as the Principal harpist. She also performs the harp at wedding, ceremonies, openings, special events, orchestras and chamber music. She plays a wide range of repertories from different eras, from baroque, classical, romantic, pop to contemporary music.
She performs the harp at wedding, ceremonies, openings, special events, orchestras and chamber music. She plays a wide range of repertories from different eras, from baroque, classical, romantic, pop to contemporary music.
She has been immersed in piano and music studies since she was six. She has already obtained the Dip ABRSM and LRSM in solo piano recital and the Trinity Piano Diploma in AT Recital. To further her knowledge in music, she has completed the Chinese University of Hong Kong Professional Advanced Diploma programme. She has also attended a summer course in the Fryderyk Chopin School of Music in Poland in 2013. In 2016 she has completed the ABRSM Certificate and Diploma of Teaching to broaden her knowledge in pedagogy. She is a versatile professional music teacher with more than fifteen years of experience. She is well-versed in piano, harp, theory, aural, ear training, harmony teaching and music history and harp group classes for children and adult. She also taught harp group in secondary school and baby harp classes in Belgium. Occasionally she is invited to be a judge in music competitions.
She would like to share with her students the knowledge that she has gained from her studies and experiences.
– Bachelor of Arts in Music Studies
(Hong Kong Baptist University)
– Diploma in 12th international music festival
(The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music(Poland)
– Licentiate of Trinity College London(Piano Recital)
(Trinity College London)
Born and raised in Hong Kong, ANDY CHEUNG CHIN TING began his musical education at age of five with piano lessons. Throughout grade school, he performed and participated in various music festivals and concerts. Now, he is a third year music student in Hong Kong Baptist University, majoring in piano.
Andy is now studying Classical piano with Hung Chong(student of the legendary Yin Chengzong), the famous pianist in Hong Kong. Also, Andy got the teacher appreciated and skipped to the Licentiate diploma of Trinity College London from grade 8 level of ABRSM.
As a enthusiast of music, Andy also studied conducting with Master Mak Ka Lok. He had the privilege of taking a faculty position, as the conductor, at the Scout Concert Band. Meanwhile, he is also the founder and conductor of Hang Seng Management College Sinfonietta. He had great experiences and various performances with the band and sinfornietta.
In the future, Andy would fully devote to music industry and the educational works. He will concentrates on his teaching, mostly as a private instrument and theory teacher, giving private music trainings to various students. This includes extending the scope by launching music training programs in primary and secondary schools, so that more and more of our next generation may have music education.