Hong Kong-born flautist and conductor Leung Chun Yin Marco is a scholar of the prestigious R C Lee Centenary Scholarship, Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship and winners of various international competitions and scholarships. Over the years, he has performed across England, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Japan and Hong Kong, including Gläserner Saal at Musikverein, Kleine Zaal at Concertgebouw and Victoria and Albert Museum.
As a keen performer, Marco has held principal positions in orchestras across London and Hong Kong. He recently appeared as guest artist with Opera Hong Kong Orchestra and Hong Kong New Music Ensemble. He made his concerto debut with the Hong Kong Children’s Symphony Orchestra at the age of 17 and with Chung Chi Orchestra, CUHK during his studies. Marco is also performing regularly chamber concerts with The Arc and Giocoso Trio.
Being awarded full scholarship for all his degrees, Marco first graduated with first-class honours for Bachelor of Arts in Music at the Chinese University of Hong Kong where he studied with Chuang Suet Wah Ivy. He was then awarded his Master of Music (Distinction) and Artist Diploma in Performance at Royal College of Music in London. He was under the tutelage of Sue Thomas, Katie Bedford, Emer McDonough, Kathleen Stevenson, Stewart McIlwham and Rachel Brown in flute, piccolo and baroque flute. Marco has also received guidance in masterclasses held by principal flautists of top European orchestras, including Matthieu Dufour, Emily Beynon, Adam Walker, Juliette Hurel and many others.
Alongside with performing, Marco is passionate about being an educator in sharing the joy of music playing to the next generation including teaching at various local primary and secondary schools.