Edward began his musical studies at the age of 13 with Mr Philip Lee Ka Chong. He obtained his Bachelor Degree at The Education University of Hong Kong, where he studied with Mr Tony Tsui. He then furthered his studies with Mr Jacques Mauger at Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Paris and HEMU – Haute Ecole de Musique, where he completed his cycle of concertiste and master degree in 2019 and 2022.
During his time at HEMU – Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne, Edward was awarded second prix à l’unanimité at the international Léopold Bellan Music Competition 2020.
Edward also studied Jazz trombone with well-known jazz artist Mr Nils Wogram and baroque sackbut with Mr Jean Jacques Herbin.
As a versatile musician who plays both classical and jazz trombone, Edward has regularly performed with a number of music groups around the world including Opera de Lausanne, Jazz In Fribourg Orchestra, Neues Zürcher Orchester, HONG KONG Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Symphonic Orchestra, Happy Go Lucky Big Band and Island Express Jazz Orchestra.
Throughout the years, Edward has enjoyed working with some of the finest musicians in the world including Jacques Mauger, Eric Miyashiro, Antonio Hart, James Zollar, Justin Robinson, Alex Sipiagin, Ted Lo, Eugene Pao .
Violinist/Violist Amy Wong is an active musician well experienced in both classical and functional events performances. She studied violin with Dr. Jennifer Dalmas, and obtained her Master of Music, majoring in Violin Performance in Stephen F Austin State University, Texas with full-tuition scholarship. During her study here, she was the Concertmaster of the SFA Orchestra of the Pines and various event ensembles, under the baton of Dr. Gene Moon, Dr. Pierre-Alain Chevalier and Dr. Gregory Grabowski. She was also a first violin player of The Longview Symphony Orchestra and participated in all their concerts in her stay in SFA. In 2019, Amy received full scholarships attending the Texas Music Festival and Red Rocks Chamber Music Festival. Amy continued her violin performance studies in Montclair State University, under Professor Yi-Wen Jiang, who’s the former Second Violin of the Shanghai Quartet and first prize-winner of international violin competitions. In 2020, she was the concertmaster of Montclair State University Symphony Orchestra. Amy has been selected to participate in masterclasses held by renowned musicians, including Shmuel Ashkenasi, Cho-Liang Lin, Weigang Li, Masumi per Rostad, Andra Darzins.
During her college time, Amy was also consecutively awarded the Talent Development Scholarship by HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund.
Before her studies in the States, she studied violin with Mr Ting Fan, who’s the Chief Conductor of The Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra and the former Second Violin Principal of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
Amy furthered her study in viola with Mr Yu Sun, who is the Solo Violist of Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, and was formerly the Solo Violist of the renowned Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and Principal Violist at the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
Amy is now studying viola with Mr Roger Benedict, who was the first principal viola in the Philharmonia Orchestra, London and the same position in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. He is also the Chief Conductor of the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra and a frequent guest conductor with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Amy has taught continuously in Hong Kong, United States, and Sydney for more than 10 years. She has given private lessons and group classes coaching in music centers and schools.
Edwin Lam graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA). Obtained the Bachelor degree in Music with several scholarship, which included the Grantham Scholarship, HKSAR Government Scholarship and Y.S. Liu Foundation Scholarship.
Edwin was the part of the Asian Youth Orchestra in the year of 2013 and 2014, touring in major city in Asia during summer time. A year after, he went to Kent Blossom Music Festival and performed as a chamber musician with various musician across the States.
He now worked as a freelance musician and instrumental teacher upon graduation. Since then, he had worked under baton of various world renowned conductors. Such as James Judd, Ken-David Masur, Brett Mitchell and etc. And accompanied famous musician such as Steven Isserlis, Vadim Repin, Sarah Chang and etc. Along with different orchestra which included Hong Kong String Orchestra, City Chamber of Hong Kong, Gustav Mahler Orchestra, Philharmonia APA, etc. And various opera productions, which included << Turandot >> , << Madame Butterfly >>, <<Merry Widow>> and << La Boheme >> ,<< Carmen >> with Musica Viva and Hong Kong Virtuosi, <<Don Pasquale>> with Musica Viva and Gustav Mahler Orchestra, and <<Sour Angelica & Gianni Schicchi>> by Giacometti Puccini with Opera Hong Kong.
Edwin has been teaching in multiple organizations and associations. He has been the Orchestra Assistant of the Student Orchestra of the Hong Kong Music Academy, String orchestra conductor of the Kowloon True Light Middle School(Primary Section), and String Orchestra Assistant of the DGJS. And in various school’s instrumental classes, which included the St. Paul College Primary School, St. Hilary’s Primary School, TWGHs Ma Kam Chan Memorial Primary School and PLK Chan Yat Primary School.
Image credits are for my friends and other organisation which includes the Musicus Society, Hong Kong String Orchestra, Opera Hong Kong, Gustav Mahler Orchestra.
徐氏習箏十五年，就讀香港教育大學音樂教育文學碩士。早年已考獲中央音樂學院古箏演奏文憑級及上海音樂學院古箏九級。曾擔任雲音古箏團團長，在 2016 年起連續三年獲教育局頒發才藝發展獎學金，並於 2019 年及 2020 年國際音樂大賽獲優秀導師獎。
徐氏超過 6 年教學經驗，於各中小學、社區中心及琴行擔任古箏導師。學生遍及學前兒童、中小學生、成年人到退休人士。此外，學生於各種比賽亦獲取佳績，如第 71 屆校際音樂節古箏獨奏初級組冠軍、帶領寧波公學古箏團於 2019 年國際音樂大賽奪得銀獎及屯門區中西器樂比賽幼苗組冠軍等。
Born in Hong Kong, violinist Choi Tsz Ching now focuses on violin performance and other teachings. She is the violin coach at the Maestro Art School and the music director of Romantic Period and recently set up her own violin studio to nurture musicians of the next generation.
Choi Tsz Ching has recently performed with the The Asian Youth Orchestra, Gustav Mahler Orchestra, The Colloglum Musicum HK, Baptist University Orchestra and the Strings Amarta. She performed with some famous performers such as, Joshua Bell, Rachel Cheung etc. She also participated the master class with some famous violinist such as Mr. Cho- Liand Lin, Johannes Hehrmann etc.
At the age of 10, Ching joined The Hong Kong Children’s Symphony Orchrstra and attained Distinction at her grade 8 violin exam (ABRSM). She won 1st prize at The Hong Kong School Music Festival, and also got the Distinction for ATCL viola exam (TRINITY LONDON).
Ching graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University–the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music. She studied violin with Mr. Leung Kin Fung – the 1st associate Concertmaster in Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Dr. Patrick T S Yim– the Assistant Professor in the Department of Music at Hong Kong Baptist University, and Miss Amelia Chan—the Concertmaster of city chamber orchestra in Hong Kong.
Ching has rich experience in viola, violin, and theory teaching, many of her students awarded the distinction in the theory exam and outstanding result in the public exam and awarded the prizes in the competition.
龔氏 8 歲開始在香港學習笛子，曾是香港青年中樂團、香港愛樂民樂團、津樂竹笛演奏團成員。龔氏及後赴上海繼續跟隨詹永明教授進修研習笛子，其後並考入上海音樂學院就讀全日制音樂碩士研究生(音樂演奏專業-主修：笛子)。2022 年，龔氏成功舉辦由香港中樂團主辦「樂•融•榮」項目「香江笛情-龔偉健笛子獨奏音樂會」。龔氏亦曾與國際知名大提琴家李垂誼合作首演 2 首中西樂新作品《四時》、《明天》，並參與「賽馬會樂·憶古蹟」系列音樂會。
在上海期間，龔氏受到陸春齡、王鐵錘、胡結續、林克仁、孔慶寳、戴金生、蔣國基、林文增、王次恆、李大同、馬迪、張延武、劉正國、林谷珍、曾明、劉鐵男教授等各地笛子名師的指點。龔氏在 2018-2020 年獲取上海市政府港澳台優秀學生獎學金，2019 年 6 月及 11 月先後成功舉辦兩場「龔偉健笛子碩士學位獨奏音樂會」、「龔偉健笛子碩士畢業獨奏音樂會」。2019 年龔氏評獲選為上海音樂學院優秀學生「音才助飛」項目贊助在上海賀綠汀音樂廳舉辦「香港與台灣的邂逅-龔偉健笛子獨奏音樂會」，並獲學校推薦委派與瑞士日內瓦音樂學院進行教學交流項目。在校期間，參與校內外各種大型活動並與知名樂團成功合作演出，並跟隨上音「笛聲賦」竹笛室內樂團先後在新加坡、香港、台灣、上海、杭州、金華、無錫、麗水、西安、岳陽、溫嶺、張家界等地展演；及在上海之春國際音樂節、當代音樂週、上海國際藝術節等大型音樂活動中演出，受到廣泛好評。
龔氏在 2018 年獲邀在台北首演獨奏竹笛奏鳴曲《海風·竹夢》，並大獲好評。2018 年隨上海音樂學院民族管弦樂團赴香港、廣州巡演，並隨團參加了同年年底上海新年音樂會。2018 年及 2019 年先後參與及策劃「第五、第六屆上海音樂學院民族管樂週」系列活動講座及演出。
Winner of the Concerto Trial at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), Alice Hui Ka-ching performed Nielsen’s Flute Concerto with the Academy Symphony Orchestra in 2016. She was chosen as one of the “Young Music Makers 2017” and was awarded the “Adjudicators’ Choice”. In this “Young Music Makers” programme hosted by Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) Radio 4, she recorded a CD and appeared in a series of radio and television programmes. She was furthermore invited to record for Hong Kong Museum of Art’s “the Sound of Art” series in 2021.
As an orchestral player, Alice has been a freelance flutist and piccoloist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta and Musica Viva Hong Kong. She was also invited to play as Principal Flute at the Inheritage Philharmonic in 2020. Alice was Principal Flute of the Hong Kong Pro Arte Orchestra for 5 years and was a touring member of the Asian Youth Orchestra in 2015. As an enthusiastic educator, she is the current flute faculty at HKAPA junior school, Music Children Foundation and Haw Par Music.
Graduated from HKAPA with a Bachelor of Music degree with First Class Honours, majoring in flute under the tutelage of Olivier Nowak, Alice was awarded a 2-year full scholarship by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund to pursue her postgraduate study at Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris under the tutelage of Vicens Prats, Principal Flute of l’Orchestre de Paris. Being also awarded full scholarship by the Ecole Normale for 2 years, she completed her Diplôme Supérieur d’Enseignement and Diplôme Supérieur d’Execution, both with all votes and congratulations from the jury and got the First Prizes in 2018 and 2019. Later on, she was admitted to the second year of the Diplôme Supérieur de Concertiste to study with the international soloist, Mihi Kim. She also studied piccolo with Pierre Monty, Principal Piccolo of l’Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux.
Alice will start working with and receiving training from the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra as a full-time flutist in the coming season of 2021/22.
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.
Judy started learning the violin and the piano at the age of 6. She is now studying Bachelor of Music in The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in violin. She actively took part in various orchestral and chamber ensemble groups. Judy enjoys interacting with children and is patient in teaching. She wishes to raise students interest in music and excavate their potentials.
Lo Sze Wing is a graduate from Hong Kong Baptist University, B.A (Hons) in Music Studies. Started playing violin at the age of 4. Lo followed Mr. Lau Yat-ying and Mr. Ng Ka-ming during her early age. Lo is currently studying violin with Mr. Andrew Ling, the Viola Principal of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
Lo has passed an LTCL Recital in violin and Grade 5 piano examination with distinction. Lo is an experienced orchestral player. She is one of the major violinists in a number of amateur orchestra in Hong Kong. She followed a tour organized by Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra to Shanghai in 2010 and Russia in 2015 to broaden her horizon.
Lo is a patient and enthusiastic music educator. She has entered the music career since 2013. She has taught in numerous music centres, such as Greenery Music Ltd. and Tomlee Music, etc. Alongside, she gave private lesson to students from many different ages. Therefore, she developed well communication skills from her above career.
Ginny Tin is an experienced teacher and musician. Ms Ginny is expected to be graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, UK) in 2020, she has also completed her Bachelor of Arts in Music degree in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Ms Ginny frequently works with local orchestras and ensembles. She is also active in performing and competing as a soloist.
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。
Mr Ho is now studying the Master of Art in music at Chinese University of HK. He has received the bachelor degree in Music Education with first class honours. He has studied Flute under Olivier Nowak, Erdocia Izaskun and Dr Lam Wing Cheong. Under the guidance of Mr Olivier Nowak, he received the LRSM diploma and the 3rd prize of The Japan Hong Kong music competition Professional Category in 2014. Ho had many orchestral experiences by participating in the rehearsal and concert of several orchestras that enhanced his ensemble skills, musicianship as well his teaching pedagogy.
For more than 10 years of teaching experience, he has worked from private studio lessons to school small group classes. He also has experience in teaching Nova jFlute classes, therefore I have a certain understanding of the learning situation from kindergarten to junior school students.
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、和音歌手、合唱團員(男低音）、舞台副總監及音樂總監。在音樂創作上，Samson 曾為音樂劇編曲，並曾參與泰迪羅賓電影《八步半喜怒哀樂》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。
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Master of Music degree in Chinese Music Performance
Gaohu Acting Assistant Principal of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra
Born in Hong Kong, he holds a Master of Music degree in Chinese Music Performance from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and has been a huqin virtuoso with the HKCO since 2015. He received training in various kinds of huqin under Cheung Hiu-fai, Chan Yiu-sing, Prof Wang Guotong, Prof Yu Qiwei and Zhang Chongxue. While at the Academy, he was awarded several scholarships, including the Exxon Mobile Scholarship, the Musicus Society Trey Lee Scholarship, and the Hong Kong Bank Foundation (Hong Kong – Mainland Exchange Scholarship on which he went to the Mainland to further his training in erhu under Yan Jiemin. Mak was awarded a Diploma in Performing Arts (Music), a Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree and a Master of Arts in Music (with double major in erhu and gaohu) by The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He gave two graduation solo recitals at the Academy’s Concert Hall, one in 2016 and the other in 2014.
Mak is now also part-time Erhu tutor in The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He was also the concertmaster of the Yao Yueh Chinese Music Association and the Academy Chinese Orchestra, and Zhonghu Principal of the Hong Kong Youth Chinese Orchestra. Apart from performing with the HKCO, he is also an active player with local orchestras in a bid to promote huqin music. He has been on tour to Australia, Finland, Russia, Sochi, South Korea, Singapore, mainland China, Taiwan and Macao for performance and artistic exchange.
– 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.
The Hong Kong-born oboist and oboe reed maker Charles Chau graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Studies. Charles had been majoring in oboe under the tutelage of Mr. Tam Tze Fai Victor.
With precious opportunities, Charles participated in oboe masterclasses instructed by Mr. Dwight Parry and Mr. Juan Manuel Garcia-Cano. Charles also benefited from the teaching of Mr. Yau Ka Kei Danny, Ms. Alice Wong and Ms. Danica Cheng.
Charles has enjoyed playing in orchestras and bands. He has cooperated with different ensembles, including O Wind Ensemble, Hong Kong Chamber Wind Philharmonia, Collegium Musicum Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Baptist University Wind Symphony, Chung Chi Orchestra, Chung Chi Wind Orchestra and The Education University of Hong Kong Symphony Band.
Lui Tsz Yan has started learning pipa under the teaching of Li Ping at the Music Office since a young age. She pursued studies at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, under the guidance of Zhang Ying majoring pipa. She earned Advanced Diploma in Music in 2019 and Bachelor of Music (Honours) in 2021.
Lui has been participating in competitions with outstanding performance at the time she started learning pipa, winning championships in the 59th (Primary Group), 60th (Intermediate Group), 61st (Advanced Group), and 64th (Expert Group) Hong Kong Schools Music Festival. She also participated competitions, namely Nan Yang International Music Competition in 2017 and Osaka International Music Competition Folk Instrument Group in 2019, on behalf of Hong Kong and gained excellent results.
Lui has also accepted invitations to give solo performance. She participated as guest soloist in International Poets in Hong Kong in 2010 and “民族魂中國夢” Concert in 2018, and gave performance at “大花獎” Poetry Award Ceremony in 2019.
Other than solo performance, Lui also participated in orchestral performance. She has been to Shang Hai, Shen Yang, Tai Wan and Singapore performing as a member of the Hong Kong Youth Chinese Orchestra.
Born in Hong Kong, Johnny Lau is a trumpet player who is currently studying at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.
Johnny began studying trumpet with Benjamin Chan at the age of 14 and continued his trumpet studies with Elaine Yeung, Joseph Ngan and Fung Ka Hing.
Before his music studies, he was graduated from The University of East Anglia where he joined the UEA Symphony Orchestra as a trumpet player. After his graduation, he joined ViuTV and served as a creative writer, and participated in different TV shows production.
As an active trumpet player, he has appeared with many Hong Kong’s orchestras and concert bands including Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong, Happy Go Lucky Big Band, HKYMWO.
He has been teaching as a trumpet teacher since 2017 while also teaching at different music centres as well as primary and secondary schools.
Albert Chin is a passionate violinist born in Hong Kong. He began playing violin at the age of 4. His talent was nurtured, and by age 12 he achieved an ATCL trinity diploma, with the enlightenment of Ernesson Chiu, the founder of Centre Stage (Hong Kong). He further study music as an undergraduate at the Hong Kong Baptist University, mentored by Ray Tsoi and Gary Ngan. He studied Royal Northern College of Music Master of Performance with scholarship, under the tutelage of Callum Smart and Leland Chen.
In addition to his education, Chin played with the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, winning various competitions including the 6th Hong Kong Virtuoso Music Competition and the Hong Kong Youth competition. During his bachelor’s degree, he performed with the Collegium Musicum Hong Kong, and since that time, he has appeared in different world leading side-by-side orchestral programs with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Halle Orchestra, and the Manchester Camerata.
Chin’s professional career has been punctuated by widely acclaimed performances throughout Korea, Italy, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom. Furthermore, he has attended plentiful masterclasses conducted by world renowned violinists and soloists namely Ning Feng, Pavel Fischer and Ben Holland.
As an acting music director of the Hong Kong Gifted Education Teachers’ Association, Chin has years of experience in teaching students of all levels, including but not limited to Tseung Kwan O Government Primary School, G.T (Ellen Yeung) College and HKMLC Queen Maud Secondary School.
Sammi Chung has studied flute with Dr. Lin, Olivier Nowak and Mr. Law. Graduated from the Music Department of Soochow University in Taiwan, majoring in flute. She has participated in many concert performances and master classes, including shuang xi Music, International Flute Art Festival… In 2017, she held a recital at Soochow University in Taiwan. After returning to Hong Kong, she worked in different music institutions and Musikschule Program Hong Kong as an exam planning and teaching work. She also served as a flute instructor for many primary and secondary schools. On the other hand, she is also a flute Instructor of the Wind Section of the Ensemble and Orchestra.
Sammi Chung also has rich experience in organising performances and leading ensemble groups. She has led students to perform in different concert halls, Disney, etc.
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.
Praised for a voice of “deliciously deep and rich,” (Birmingham Post), Hong Kong baritone Michael Chun Ting Lam trained at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Hungary. He received his Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, where he was awarded the St Clare Barfield Memorial Bowl for Operatic Distinction and Joseph Weingarten Scholarship, and was supported by Opera Hong Kong K Wah International Vocal Scholarship, Foundation for the Arts and Music in Asia Limited (FAMA) Vocal Scholarships and Birmingham Conservatoire Scholarship Fund. Prior to that, he gained his Bachelor of Music from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where he received a number of scholarships, including Welsh Male Choir Scholarship, the Bernard van Zuiden Music Fund, Mr Ng Fung Chow Memorial Scholarships, The Hong Kong Children’s Choir Chan Ho Choi Memorial Scholarship and Michael Rippon Memorial Scholarship.
Passionate about opera, Michael has sung more than 30 operatic roles and performed for opera companies in Asia and Europe in many major theatres and festivals, including Opera Hong Kong, Musica Viva, Winslow Hall Opera, OperaUpClose, Passaggio Oper, Opéra de Baugé and more. His operatic roles include Macbeth(Macbeth), Tonio(Pagliacci), Escamillo(Carmen), Count Almaviva(Le Nozze di Figaro), Figaro(Il barbiere di Siviglia), Don Pasquale(Don Pasquale), Giulio Cesare(Giulio Cesare), The Four Villains(Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Colline(La Bohème), Renato(Un Ballo in Maschera), Rigoletto(Rigoletto), Giorgio Germont(La Traviata), Forester(The Cunning Little Vixen), Bottom(A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Sharpless & Bonze(Madama Butterfly), among many others. A fan and advocate of contemporary music, Michael has also created roles in contemporary operas, including the role of Sakyamuni in the world premiere of Anna Vienna Ho’s Buddha and the Monkey King (2020) and The Monk of the River (2021) for Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival.
On the concert platform, Michael has appeared as a soloist in Haydn’s Nelson Mass (The Really Big Chorus and Hong Kong Police Choir); J.S. Bach’s Magnificat in D Major (Hong Kong Oratorio Society); Felix Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht (Hong Kong Oratorio Society); Handel’s Messiah (Hong Kong SingFest); J.S. Bach’s Magnificat in D Major (Village Voices UK); Faure’s Requiem (Chesterfield Co-operative Choral Society); Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem (The Guild Consort Choir). He has also performed as the baritone soloist in Opera Galas for Red Earth Opera, Midland Opera, Oxford Opera Society, Józsa Judit Galéria, and Holy Trinity Church Coventry. He has also been giving solo recitals regularly, including the one at St Andrew’s Church Rugby as part of the Rugby Festival of Culture 2019, and a recital organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of Hong Kong at Hong Kong City Hall as part of the “Our Music Talents” series. Recently, he has sung the role of Konfuzius in Gustav Ka Lok Mak’s Die Legende von Konfuzius(excerpts) with the Budapest MÁV Symphony Orchestra in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna under the baton of Maestro Mak.
Michael was a first-prize winner of numerous international and national singing competitions, including Hong Kong International Music Festival Vocal Competition, International Music Competition ‘London’ Grand Prize Virtuoso, International Music Competition “Rome”, Leamington Spa Competitive Festival, Abergavenny Eisteddfod Y Fenni, Birmingham Conservatoire Singing Prize, Philip Bates Trust Ashleyan Opera Prize, The North International Music Competition, International Music Competition “Таланты XXI века”, Quebec International Music Competition, International Music Competition “ИСКУССТВО! ДРУЖБА! МИР!”, IYMC Classical Music International Competition, King’s Peak International Music Competition, Odin International Music Competition, Swiss International Music Competition, Danubia Talents Liszt International Music Competition, Global Genius Music, Grand Music Collection Italian International Competition and International Vocal Competition “The Song”, to name a few. He has been given the Gil Rodriguez Scholarship Award from Opéra de Baugé for his outstanding contribution to the 2019 Operatic Season.
Besides performing as a singer, Michael frequently appears as a Zhongruanist. He was the leader and the principal Zhongruanist of Ng Wah Chinese Orchestra and, a Ruanist of Hong Kong City Chinese Orchestra, Hong Kong Bright East Chinese Orchestra and Sonata Elite Chamber Orchestra. In addition to participating in large-scale concerts held in concert halls, such as “A Concert of Popular Chinese Music” and “A Concert of Guided History”, Michael has also actively participated in chamber performances in various community events, dinners, and cocktail parties. In 2020, he has been involved in the project “It Gets Lighter From Here”, organized by Birmingham Opera Company and Culture Central. He has also participated in the world premiere of Anna Vienna Ho’s The Monk of the River as part of the Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival 2021. He was the first prize winner of the International Art Festival & Contest “Talents of Europe” 2021.
An enthusiastic educator, Michael has been teaching Voice, Ruan and Liuqin for many years. He was a music tutor at Canon Music & Arts Centre, Greenery Music & Arts Center and Parkland Music Limited. A member of the Hong Kong Music Tutors Union, he organized his first students’ concert at Parsons Recital Hall in Hong Kong in 2015. In 2016, he has successfully organized “No Vocalists Allowed”, an opera workshop for non-vocal major students, and an opera scenes concert at the New Lecture Theatre, Birmingham Conservatoire, UK. He worked as an assistant vocal coach in K. Wah Opera Hong Kong summer school programme 2017. In 2020, he has been invited to be one of the language coaches for Vopera in their award-winning production of Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges. He has been the adjudicator of the “Festival of Instrumental and Vocal Arts” International Online Music Competition, Russia, in 2021 and 2022, and International Competition for Musicians “Virtuosos”, Russia, in 2022. He has also worked as a singing teacher and choir conductor at the Christian Alliance S W Chan Memorial College, Po Leung Kuk Lee Shing Pik College and the Salvation Army William Booth Secondary School. He is a singing teacher at Hong Kong International Institute of Music and Po Leung Kuk Choi Kai Yau School, and a tutor at Yip’s Children’s Choir.
Calvin started playing violin when he was 6 years old. He was studying under Prof. Yang Bao Zhi, Ms. Zhu Bei and Mr. Chai Zhi Hong. Now he is studying with Mr. Ivan Chan. Calvin won numerous prizes in Hong Kong Music Festival since he was studying in the primary school, including the 2nd place of Miss Barbara Fei Instrumental Scholarship and 2nd place of Hong Kong Strings Scholarship for Stringed Instruments. Calvin passed in the exam of ATCL, LTCL, FTCL in the year of 2005, 2006 and 2009. In 2012, he was participating in the Asian Youth Orchestra, and concerts in Hong Kong, China, Japan and Taiwan. In 2014 summer, Calvin joined the Kent Blossom Music Festival. In 2017, he was one of the winners of the Concerto Trial in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Moreover, Calvin participates in different concerts in Hong Kong. He is one of the player of the Young Pro Platform (season 2021/22), and the freelance player of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta.
Kelly Lam graduated from Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with bachelor degree majoring in clarinet.
She started her clarinet training at 8 with Miss Fanny Lau. She is an active clarinetist, who receives her bachelor degree from Hong Kong Academy for Performing Art, studying with John schertle. Lam has achieved Trinity College London (ATCL).
Kelly is also an active orchestral and wind band player. She has participated in 2021 Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra Concert, 2019 Tom Lee HK Clarinet Festival Concert 2011 Taiwan WASBE symphony Band and Ensembles, International Wind band Festival in Taoyuan, and China Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra Changsha Concert tour.
Apart from performing, Kelly has 7 years teaching experience.She is teaching as a clarinet teacher in St.Rose primary and secondary school, St. Mary’s Church Mok Hing Yiu College, also with one to one private lesson, group ensemble lesson and band conducting. Many of her students from young age to adults have achieved outstanding result in public music exam.
– Clarinetist and Saxophonist born and raised in Hong Kong
– Graduated from HKBU with BA (Hons.) in Music Studies
– Champion of the 5th Hong Kong Music Talent Music Competition (Professional Group)
– Prized with outstanding teacher awards in various local competitions
Victor Chan, graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Music Studies, followed by Mr. Richard Fong, Mr. Martin Choy and Mr. Lorenzo Iosco to learn the clarinet. Also followed by Dr. Wong Tak Chiu to study the saxophone. Victor has passed the Licentiate of Trinity College London (LTCL) in Clarinet and Associateship of Trinity College London (ATCL) in Saxophone .
Victor actively participates in different music activities. Actively participate in performances in various ensembles, including O Wind Ensemble, Hong Kong Wind Philharmonia, Hong Kong Chamber Wind Philharmonia and Hong Kong Baptist Symphony Orchestra, etc. He also participated in Share the Stage with HK Phil and performed on the same stage with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. Apart from Hong Kong, Chan also went to Austria to participate in an Austrian Master Class and study with Mr. Dario Zingales.
In addition to performing activities, Victor also actively participates in competitions. He won the Champion in the professional group of the 5th Hong Kong Music Talent Music Competition and the First Prize in the chamber music group of the Zhongsin International Music Competition. In 2019, Victor followed O Wind Ensemble, participated in the Nie Er Youth Wind Band Art Week Competition, and won the First Prize in the Open Group.
Victor has over eight years of experience in teaching the clarinet and the saxophone, whether it is one-on-one, group teaching, ensemble and orchestra conducting. Students have achieved excellent results in different competitions and examinations, and Victor has been awarded the Outstanding Teacher Award in the Hong Kong Music Talent Award and the Hong Kong Youth Catania Music Competition. Victor is good at tailor-made courses with individual plans and goals for each student, that aim of making every student develop his or her music talent.
Max, King Him HO (b.1995) studying in Master of Arts in Music, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and received a Bachelor degree in Music Studies from Hong Kong Baptist University, Major in flute. His flute mentors include Mr. Loo Sze Wang, Mr. Kerwin Cheung, and Mr. Nowak, Olivier Pierre; attended master classes held by Mr. Trevor Wye (EN), Ms. Yi-Hui Lin(TW), prof. Shengqi He (CN), Ms. Linda Stuckey (HK), Mr. Matthew Wu (HK), etc. HO also learned flute repairing from Mr. Yosuke Shimizu (JP) and Mr. Zheng-Rong Wang (TW).
HO is also a flute tutor, he teaches students since 2014, with students age range from 6 years old to 70 years old. Most of his students have got Merit or above in the ABRSM examination.
HO is the Flutist and Piccoloist of Tin Shui Wai Symphonic Winds and Hong Kong Delia Band. He has had a lot of performances and concerts to earn his performance experience. He also has been a guest player in different ensembles in Hong Kong.
Graduated from the Music Department of Hong Kong Baptist University, under the tutelage of Mr. Choy, Martin Kwok-Tin. Lui has obtained the ATCL diploma of clarinet performance from Trinity College, London, and obtained distinction results. Over the years, Lui has been actively participating in orchestras, wind bands, marching band and ensembles, including China Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra, O Wind Ensemble, Tom Lee Hong Kong Youth NeoWinds Orchestra, The Pegasus Vanguard, etc. Lui also has gone to Singapore and Japan for exchange and performance. Lui also participated in many performances in Hong Kong, such as Terence Lam Summer Blues Live at Hong Kong coliseum 2022.
Wong Hong Wang, Cyrus is currently doing Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music Studies at the Hong Kong Baptist University. He graduated from TWGHs Wong Fut Nam College in 2018. Since 2011, Wong has started studying performance of trombone under the coach of Mr. Tony Tsui Siu Fai, and has actively participated in various symphonic events with school band, including various trombone solo and concert band secondary school class in the Hong Kong School Music Festival. Wong and his alma mater participated in the Europees Muziekfestival voor de Jeugd in Neerpelt in 2013 and 2015, as well as participated BeiJing Music Exchange Tour with Tung Wah Academy of Music in 2016. During his secondary school life, he attained ABRSM grade 8 Trombone & Euphonium with distinction and merit respectively in 2016, as well as being invited to participate the ABRSM High Achievers Concert in 2017. After graduated from his alma mater, Wong had begun to read Music Studies in Hong Kong Baptist University. He attended in various ensembles offered by the university, such as the Symphony Orchestra, Wind Orchestra, jazz orchestra and baroque orchestra. Besides inter school music activities, Wong is also active in local music activities. Wong has been joining the Hong Kong Festival Youth Wind Orchestra since 2013. Afterwards he also joined the Hong Kong Youth Wind Orchestra in 2019 and local jazz band Happy Go Lucky in 2020. In the meantime, Wong has been constantly been invited to different orchestra as guest player, including Galaxy Wind Ensemble in 2017 ;Hong Kong Wind Chamber Philharmonia, local jazz bands Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra and The Big Band Express in 2019, as well as local band Uchu Yurei since 2022. Wong joined the Jacques Mauger Trombone masterclass organised by The Brass Molecule and the Jörgen van Rijen trombone masterclass in Singapore organised by The Low Brass Academy in 2019. In 2021, Wong passed Trinity LTCL Trombone Recital.
陳遨天於 2021 年完成英國北方皇家音樂學院碩士學位，主修上低音號，師承 Steven Mead 和 David Thornton。
陳氏中學時期開始學習上低音號，其後於 2019 年完成香港浸會大學音樂系榮譽學士學位，中學和大學其間一直跟隨香港小交響樂團首席大號手林榮燦先生。
Raymond graduated with a Master degree in Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where he study under with Mr. Andrew Simon, the Principal Clarinetist of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Bachelor degree in Music Studies from Hong Kong Baptist University, where he studied under Mr. Martin Choy, the former Principal Clarinetist of Hong Kong Sinfonietta majoring in clarinet. He started his clarinet study at the age of twelve. He has accomplished LTCL Clarinet Recital Diploma with Distinction, ABRSM Grade 8 saxophone and ABRSM Music Theory Grade 8.
Raymond is an active player in many ensembles and orchestras. He is a clarinet player in Hong Kong Baptist University Wind Ensemble, Global Symphony Orchestra concert and China Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Mr. Victor Tam, Maestro Mak Ka Lok and Dr. Artem Konstantinov. Also, he is a guest contrabass clarinet player in Hong Kong Chamber Wind Philharmonia. He played Hong Kong Baptist University Wind Symphony Concerts, the concert of Ten thousand – Ode to Joy, concert at the Musicarama Festival, Video Game Live (World Tour in Shenzhen), Lotus Hill Park Music Festival(Shenzhen) and RTHK Christmas Rhapsody 2016. He has collaborated with the singers, including Candy Lo, Eddie Ng, William Hu and Samantha Lam. He played in the opening ceremony for the Wynn Palace in Macau with CoCo lee and Andrea Bocelli, a world-famous tenor singer. He played as an ensemble player for Horizon 2014, 2015 and Refine 2016, 2017 at Hong Kong City Hall.
Raymond won the 3rd prize of Clarinet category in Manhattan International Young Artists Music Festival in 2017, 2nd prize in Hong Kong Performing Art Festival in 2016 and 3rd prize in Parson Music Festival in 2016.
Stephanie Tsoi Hoi Yin began to learn erhu at the age of 7 under the tutelage of Ms. Li Pei-jun. Discovering her deep interest in music performance, she started her further study in erhu with Mr. Wong On Yuen and gaohu with Prof. Yu Qiwei. At the age of 15, she obtained excellent result in Diploma in Erhu, Central Conservatory of Music Practical Examination. During her study of Bachelor or Arts in Music in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, she actively participated in solo and orchestra performances, as well as international competitions. Tsoi participated in the 9th Amigdala European Music Competition as the Hong Kong representative, and was awarded the Gold prize in Folk Music Category, Best Interpretation Prize, and Special Prize of Aci Bonaaccorsi. In the 17th Osaka International Music Competition, she was awarded 2nd Prize in Folk Music.
Tsoi has finished her study in Master of Arts in Music in Hong Kong Baptist University in 2019, further studying in music pedagogy and children psychology. She showed her interest in the comparison of Chinese and Western music pedagogical styles in her graduation thesis in her Bachelor and Master degrees. Tsoi is now a full time erhu teacher, working as the erhu tutor in various primary and secondary schools. Tsoi keeps investigating new pedagogical styles, aiming to introduce innovative teaching methods to enhance the learning efficiency and the interest of students.
Dr. Leung Ka Chun has performed in world-renowned concert halls in North America, Europe, and Asia, such as New York Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, Italy Giovanni Arvedi Auditorium, and Hong Kong Cultural Centre, etc. As a soloist, he has performed with famous orchestras such as the Collegium Musicum Hong Kong and the Boston University Baroque Orchestra and has received high acclaim.
Leung has also served as concertmaster of several orchestras, such as UMass Boston Orchestra, Boston University Symphony Orchestra, Collegium Musicum Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University Symphony Orchestra, etc. He is often invited to many chamber music festivals, including the Oberlin Conservatory of Music Baroque Performance Institute, Arianna Chamber Music Festival, etc. He also won third place in the 2018 Cremona International Violin Competition Open Group.
Leung graduated from the Boston University School of Music with a Doctor of Musical Arts in String Performance (DMA) and Master of Music in String Performance (MM), and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance (BA) from the Hong Kong Baptist University School of Music. During his studies, he won the Roman and Melanie Totenberg String Scholarship to study for his DMA at Boston University. He was also elected as the lifetime honor member of The Pi Kappa Lambda Society, a famous Classical Music Society in United States. His violin teachers include the famous award-winning American Violin Professor Yuri Mazurkevich, and the Korean-American violinist, Leslie Ryang, Assistant Second Violin of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
Leung is a violin teacher in the ADMS Violin Mentorship Program of Hong Kong Baptist University School of Music and Jury of Hong Kong International Music and Arts Festival Competition. He is currently working as orchestral violinist at Hong Kong Sinfonietta.
William Lee completed the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music at Hong Kong Baptist University. During the time, Lee was appointed to be the concertmaster of Hong Kong Baptist University Symphony Orchestra and Collegium Musicum of Hong Kong. For striving a more advanced performance level, Lee received the Master of Music in Violin Performance at the University of Texas at Austin with scholarships. He had studied with Mr. Wong Wai Ming, Mr. Andrew Ling, Mr. Ray Tsoi and Mr. Daniel Ching in his university studies. Moreover, Lee participated in several violin and chamber masterclasses with Ms. Kathleen Wrinkler, Mr. Daniel Jordan, Mr. David Kim, Mr. Leo Philips, Mr. Robert Diaz etc. Besides that, Lee was coached by the members of Miro Quartet.
Lee is passionate in performing the music,including solo, chamber music and orchestral music. In his early time, he had obtained the violin LTCL and viola ATCL from the College of Trinity in distinction. In 2014, he was invited to be one of the members of Collegium Muscium of Hong Kong to perform at Carnegie Hall. Besides that, Lee had won the third prize at the 5th Princess Galyani Vadhana International Ensemble Competition in 2017. Furthermore, Lee gained the full scholarship to take part in the 30th Texas Music Festival and be the concertmaster in that orchestra.
While being passionate in performing, Lee is also enthusiastic in teaching for more than 10 years who has been appointed to be the violin tutor at the Norwigian International School, Pui Ching Primary School, Hennessy Road Government School etc.
Lee is playing as a violinist of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta.
Miss So is an American born, conservatory-trained soprano. She has been teaching in Hong Kong for a number of years and is currently a Crew Performer with World Family Club.
Miss So graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Voice from Cleveland Institute of Music (Cleveland, Ohio, USA) and soon after began teaching in a suburban music school. In 2012 she was appointed to Adjunct Instructor of Voice at Malone University (Canton, Ohio, USA) where she continued to teach until 2017. During this time she completed her Master of Music degree in Voice from The University of Akron (Akron, Ohio, USA). In 2017 she moved to Hong Kong to pursue an opportunity to teach voice there.
During her time studying, Miss So had the opportunity to sing in Italy and Switzerland through participation in the Sessione Senese per La Musica e L’Arte, based out of Siena, Italy. She was also a participant in the Resonanz Opera summer program (Ohio, USA) and the Nightingale Opera Theatre Masterclass Series (Ohio, USA). She has also participated in workshops studying Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Alexander Technique, and the Feldenkrais Method.
While living in Cleveland, Miss So was a regular gigging musician, singing with Great Lakes Light Opera and also maintaining choral positions with various churches and synagogues. On stage, she performed the role of Mother in “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” Baba in “The Medium,” and Announcer in “Gallantry,” all with The University of Akron Opera Theatre. Miss So also had the pleasure of performing alongside her students in various Malone Opera Theatre productions. She performed La Zia Principessa in “Suor Angelica,” Marcellina in “Le Nozze Di Figaro,” and First Lady in “Die Zauberflöte.” In Hong Kong, Miss So has done various musical and acting performances. She sings with the St. John Cathedral Evensong Choir and is a member of the Hong Kong Bach Choir.
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.
Being an active musician in Hong Kong, Ho has collaborated with well known conductors, soloists, composers and artists, including Elizabeth Adams, Francesca Anderegg, Elim Chan, Jimmy Chiang, Sharon Choa, Michaël Cousteau, Cui Zheng-Rong, Alan Cumberland, Fan Tao, Natasha Farny, Patrick Furrer, Hsu Wei-En, Emmanuelle Huynh, Jang Yoo-Jin, Nicholas Kok, Joseph Koo Kar-Fai, Gwen Krosnick, Lang Lang, Leung Kin-Fung, Andrew Ling, Liu Kuok Man, Lorin Maazel, Pietro Mianiti, Andrew Mogrelia, Janusz Olejniczak, Richard Yongjae O’Neill, Richard Rosenberg, Perry So, Josef Špaček, Kiril Stankow, Mladen Tarbuk, Yang Xiao-Yu, Jaap van Zweden, etc. He has also received guidance from Elizabeth Adams, Michael Gurevich, Jiang Yi-Wen, Antoinette Lohmann, Todd Phillips, Joan Plana, Emily Daggett Smith, Simon Smith, Ralph de Souza, Nancy Zhou, etc.
Ho is also an active participant in chamber and orchestral performances. He has received ensemble guidance from Arcangelo, Ivan Chan, Endellion String Quartet, Shane Levesque, Hui Ling, Jaap ter Linden, Miami String Quartet, Orion String Quartet, Sally Sanford, Shanghai Quartet, Ray Wang, etc. Ho had collaborated with Stephen Hung in 2015 to give a violin & piano duo recital under the The Celeste Concerts series at All Saints’ Church in Hong Kong. As first violinist, Ho also led the Chinese-Western ensemble accompanying the premiere performances of Cityscape II in 2018. Apart from ensemble performances, Ho has taken part in different orchestras, including Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Orchestra, Hong Kong Inheritage Philharmonic, Global Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong International Youth Philharmonia, Modern Symphony Orchestra, Nan Xi Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra, HKAPA Academy Symphony Orchestra, HKAPA Chamber Orchestra, etc. He was also selected as a member of Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra delegation to Shanghai World Expo in 2010 and Yekaterinburg, Russia in 2015, a tour member of Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra to Beijing, China in 2016, a member of HKAPA Academy Strings Orchestra delegation to Kuandu Arts Festival, Taipei in 2017, and a member of Global Symphony Orchestra representing Hong Kong in Chopin Piano Festival Opening Concert in Guangzhou, China in 2019. He was also invited to participate in the New Year Concert 2020 televised by CCTV. Ho had also been selected as part of the strings orchestra in recording Arnold Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night with Naxos in Maryland, USA in 2017.
Ho has received a handful of scholarships and financial assistances, including Society of the Academy for Performing Arts Scholarship, Grantham Scholarship, Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation Scholarship and HKSAR Government Reaching Out Award. He has received for two consecutive years, 2017 & 2018, a full scholarship including tuition and board for participating in The National Music Festival at Chestertown, MD. Ho has also received a scholarship for tuition and board for taking part in the workshop Rethinking Bach at Tokai University, Japan, and a scholarship for attending the Early Music Summer School hosted by Conservatorium van Amsterdam.
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.
自幼受古典音樂薰陶，學習小提琴、鋼琴、二胡。曾任浸會大學弦樂團首席、亞洲室樂團第二小提琴首席，並代表香港參與於俄羅斯葉卡捷琳堡舉辦的「第三屆歐亞音樂節」、烏拉爾愛樂樂團首席 Evgeny Markov 小提琴大師班、斯洛伐克國際音樂節中取得弦樂金獎、曼谷國際音樂節總決賽、釜山國際音樂節表演嘉賓等等。
除了世界各地過百場演出經驗外，亦曾與多個國際享負盛名的獨奏者合作並同台演出，當中包括美國小提琴家 Joshua Bell、香港鋼琴家李嘉齡（Colleen Lee）、香港鋼琴家查可倫（Helen Cha），著名指揮家 Vassily Sinaisky、著名指揮家黃屹、香港歌星譚詠麟、蘇永康、謝安琪等等合作。
Aaron Leung is Emerging Artist of well-known Japanese flute maker, Miyazawa. He is currently teaching in Education University of Hong Kong. Aaron Leung constantly appears as soloist with different professional orchestras in Europe. Aaron Leung is knowned for his passionate playing, vibrant tone and innate sense of communication.
Aaron Leung was born in Hong Kong in 1997, he was admitted to Queen’s College as a Musical Talent. He obtained his Bachelor Degree with Dean’s List under the tutelage of Emily Lin and Izaskun Erdocia Uranga at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He then obtained Master Degree with Highest Distinction at Royal Conservatoire de Mons in Belgium with internationally renowned flutist Marc Grauwels. Furthermore, he perfected his artistry and skills with Sir James Galway, Patrick Gallois, Jurgen Franz, Raffaele Trevisani and Michael Martin Kofler…
As a soloist he performed with orchestras such as Sliven Symphony Orchestra, Waterloo Chamber Orchestra, Mons Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and the Academy Orchestra of HKAPA. And he played with different leading ensembles such as Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Musique Nouvelles and Virtuosi di Waterloo. He has worked with decorated conductors such as Gustavo Dudamel, Jaap van Zweden and Lio Kuokman. He was invited to play in Festival Musical de Lasne, Festival Castell Peralada, Classissimo, Mendelssohn Festival… In addition to being a flutist, Aaron is a promising conductor who studied with renowned Hong Kong conductor Henry Shek.
Aaron Leung performs with a Miyazawa 9k Gold Flute.
Sum Ho WONG is the Acting Gaohu Principal of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. He is an awardee of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Scholarship (2019-20).
WONG graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree with first class honours, with a double major in gaohu and erhu under Yu Qiwei and Wong On-yuen. During his studies, he was the winner of the 2016-17 Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Concerto Trial, and was awarded Dr. & Mrs. George Choa Memorial Scholarships(Music) (2019-20), First Initiatives Music Scholarship (2016-17) and the Cecil Leong Scholarship (2015-16).
WONG performed the gaohu concerto The Butterfly Lovers, the gaohu and Orchestra Clouds Over the Autumn River, For Four Instruments and Chinese Orchestra Next Station Moon with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra.
WONG also gave the world premiere of Yu Lefu’s gaohu suite, Infinite Time (Guang Nian Wu Xian), at the Lang Lang Concert Hall of the Xinghai Conservatory of Music, Guangzhou, in November 2019.
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.
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.
Hon Ho Nam started learning classical guitar at the age of nineteen. Hon graduated from University of Alicante, Master in Classical Guitar Performance, majoring in guitar performance; He is also the Recipient of ATCL in Guitar Performance, Grade8 certificate in Electric guitar and Music Theory.
As An Active Performer In Different Aspects, Hon had giving recitals in Spain while studying. Hon also joined and played in the masterclasses of David Russell, Ignacio Rodes, Alex Garrobé, Tilman Hoppstock, Meng Su, Irina Kulikova, Iliana Matos, Meng-Feng Su… and received great commend from the masters.
Hon had performed in Hong Kong regularly as well, such as the 2014 guitar collection and Musco 2016,2017 annual performance. Besides the local event, Hon had taken part in an exchange tour and performed in Dunhuang, Lanzhou, Yunnan as a guest performer which represented the Hong Kong Baptist University. The performances are all over the Eurasian continent.
Hon is a creative performer who has arranged and created many works, including but not limited to guitar solo and duet of classic/pop music. His works are widely circulated worldwide. He is also a musician who is good at crossover art. Chinese traditional folk instruments, Spanish flamenco guitars, and fingerstyle guitars are all integrated into his guitar performance. With comprehensive and solid playing skills, enthusiasm, and meticulous performance style, he has won the favor of many music fans. Hon’s has tens of thousands of fans on major video platforms widespread, and the number of performance videos and audio playbacks exceeds 4 million. The music scores adapted by him have also widely circulated the world and have been affirmed and played by guitarists from different countries.
Jocelyn graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University in Music Studies, majored in violin, under the tutelage of Mr. Andrea Zanchetta. During her time at the University, she actively involved in ensembles and orchestras. After that, she went abroad for further education. She studied master’s degree in Music Education at University College London (UCL) to pursue her career as a music educator. She started teaching violin during undergraduate. She has sufficient experiences of violin teaching individually and also in different schools including Mary of Providence primary school, Tin Shui Wai Chan Chun Ha Kindergarten, Lok Sin Tong Leung Kau Kui primary school, Madam Lau Kam Lung Secondary School of MFBM and Christian Alliance H.C. primary school.
Started learning piano at the age of 7 and violin at the age of 8, Jocelyn received intensive trainings in sight-reading, performance and musicianship. She is actively joining some public performances with different orchestras including SAO Six Arts Orchestra, Opera Hong Kong, Gustav Mahler Orchestra, which given her opportunities and unique experiences to perform on stage.
She is currently working as a violin tutor, she has conducted classes in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools. While she teaches musical knowledge and instrument skills to students of different caliber and background, more importantly she inspires in them positive thinking and perception about themselves. She finds the interest in music education that she believes she can make a contribution in changing people’s mind and life through music.
Kyle Leung holds a Master in Performance at Royal Northern College of Music and a Bachelor in Music Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University, majoring in flute with piccolo. He has previously studied flute with Laura Jellicoe and piccolo with Janet Richardson in United Kingdom, and Chuang Suet Wah, Ivy in Hong Kong. He has been cooperated with different Hong Kong artist or organisations such as Tai Kwan, RubberBand, Hong Kong Festival Orchestra, HKBU Symphony Orchestra and Galaxy Wind Ensemble etc. In 2015, he was the champion of western music group in the Hong Kong International Music Festival. Also, he has attended master classes coached by Marc Grauwels, Susan Milan, Adam Walker and Jennifer Hutchinson. Except for private teaching in these 7 years, he has been taught and be a conductor in different Hong Kong local schools, like St. Joseph’s Anglo-Chinese School and Baptist Lui Ming Choi Primary School etc.
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.
Winnie Ng graduated from the Hong Kong Baptist University with a degree in music (honours) majoring in composition and flute/piccolo performance. She has extensive orchestral and chamber performance experience. Since an early age, she has developed a passion for music. She taught herself the violin and piano during her primary education and formally commenced her flute studies at Rosaryhill School. She took lessons with Ms. Linda Stuckey, the flute and piccolo player at the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and passed the ABRSM Grade 8 exam in flute with a distinction. Over the recent years, she attained the highest-level FTCL and LTCL (with distinction) recital diploma qualifications of Trinity College London. Her composition entry in the “New Generation” competition was performed by a professional percussion band Jenga Percussion Ensemble and broadcast live on RTHK Radio 4. Winnie is a regular performer. She performed at the “Behind the music” charity concert in March this year conducted by Mr. Tsang-hei Chiu who is a famous pop songs producer in HK and the Millennium Youth Orchestra (MYO), organised by Lifeline Express. This month, she performed with the MYO and the Hong Kong Children’s Musical Theatre (CMT) at the “Winter Melon Tale” (大冬瓜唱遊香港) musical. After her performance at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum last month with the 《Blow and Bows Quartet》as the leading flutist, music arranger and music director, she had performances with the quartet at the museum in July and Sept 2016.
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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Born in Hong Kong in 1994. Chan King Wa has been studying clarinet since he was 8 years old and studied with Hong Kong’s famous Clarinetist Martin Choy.
In 2015, Chan went to École Normale De Musique de Paris and engage in advanced studies of Clarinet and Chamber Music with Ronald Van Spaendonck, Jean-marc Volta and Chantal De Buchy. During his studies in Paris, Chan had receive a full sponsor from Musica Mundi to take part in a chamber music course in Brussel in 2017 and after received his Master’s Diploma, Chan had successfully obtained a scholarship to pursue the Concertiste program and graduated from École in 2019.
As a winner of several national and international prizes (Concours «Les Cle D’or», Concours des Lyres et Arts, Concours artistique d’epinal, Concours National De Musique de Lempdes). Chan has since performed in worldwide (including France, Belgium, Japan, Hong Kong , Korea) and appeared as a soloist in the famous concert hall , Mairie de Paris and different churches in Europe, participating in music festivals and master classes.
In 2019, Chan reaches his concertiste diploma with unanimously approved by the jury included international pianist David Lively, clarinetist Paul Mayer, Pierre Génisso and start develop his career in Hong Kong. December of 2020, Chan has received an offer of clarinet instructor from Hong Kong international institute of Music and invited to be the wind section coach of New Hong Kong Philharmonia.
Hong Kong’s new generation of conductor and classical saxophonist; Chung Hoi YAN (Oliver) is active in music activities all over the world. Oliver Yan is the current Assistant Conductor of the Stephen F. Austin Symphony Orchestra (SFASO).
Oliver started his musical training in high school, pursuing saxophone and conducting performances in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Italy and the United States. He has been invited as a guest conductor in many ensembles and orchestras around the world including the Brescia Master Orchestra, SFA Saxophone Ensemble, Hong Kong Baptist University Composition Orchestra, and the Hong Kong Youth Saxophone Choir.
Oliver has worked with many great musicians that have heavily influenced his passion to present his music on the stage. Oliver has participated in multiple masterclasses with conductors, including Donald Schleicher, Douglas Bostock, Larry Rachleff, and Nicolas Pasquest.
As a classical saxophonist, Oliver was tasked with presenting a lecture recital; presenting the Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble by David Maslanka in his undergraduate graduation recital. Good instrumental playing is a monumental aspect in one’s journey to become a conductor. Along with conducting masterclasses, Oliver has participated in masterclasses focussed on saxophone performance; led by Arno Bornkamp, Kenneth Tse, Timothy McAllister, and Vincent David, etc.
Since beginning his musical journey at twelve years of age, Oliver has a relentless pursuit of developing his musical skills on the podium and on his horn. He studied saxophone under Dr. Tak Chiu Wong in Hong Kong Baptist University and studied conducting under Mr. Man Ho Choi and Mr. Kelvin Ngai. Currently, Oliver is pursuing a double Masters Degree in Saxophone Performance and Conducting under the tutelage of Dr. Gregory Grabowski and Dr. Nathan Nabb/Dr. Bob Eason in their respective fields in Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas.
Cyanne is currently studying music at Hong Kong Baptist University. She major in singing, minor in playing the flute and the piano. Cyanne joined The Hong Kong Children’s Choir at the age of 3. She has performed with the choir both locally and overseas, including Hungary, Australia, Portugal, Estonia etc as a chorister, dancer, soloist, and flutist. She has won numerous prizes in the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival in piano solo, vocal solo, and vocal duet categories. She also joined the International Youth Music Festival with the secondary school orchestra and won the silver band. Cyanne is also passionate about composing. In 2018, she wrote the background music for the drama production “Mulan”.
Mrs Yau is a classical guitarist, with more than 9 years of experience in teaching and performing, using different music methods and approaches, to express each student’s potential at highest level.
She earned her Bachelor Degree and Master Degree (Hons) from “A.Peri” Music University in Italy, also working as Teacher Assistant for the Pre-Academic students.
She was also admitted with Scholarship at Mannes The New School for Music in New York, attending there an Academic semester in Guitar Performance, under the guidance of Maestro M.Newman.
Her Academic Studies also include an Advanced Course in Conducting, Advanced Course in Guitar Performance and University Course in Teaching Methods, involving subjects such as Pedagogy, Psychology and Didactics.
Mrs Yau has an extended teaching experience, working in State High Schools, Conservatory and Private Schools as well as Primary and Secondary State Schools, coaching students of different levels and background, preparing them for exams, admissions, competitions and recitals.
She’s an experienced guitar player in both solo and Chamber music settings, performing in Italy, USA and Hong Kong. With more than 10 years of experience as a performer, since 2016 she’s working on a guitar and voice duo project, with which she played in many concerts and competitions and her last chamber music project is based on her Master’s research thesis, on the work of Castelnuovo-Tedesco “Platero y Yo”, for guitar and acting voice, which started in February 2018 until now. She also did a one year service for the Italian Alpine Soldiers Choir as a conductor.
Mrs Yau also recently started a Guitar and Clarinet duo project with the final goal to record a debut Cd in 2021.
Mrs Yau attended Seminars and Masterclasses with teachers such as Laura Oltman, Gaelle Solal, Massimo Dalle Cese, Vladimir Mikulka, Vladislav Blaha, Antonio da Silva, Maurizio Colonna and so on.
16 年表演、比賽經驗、6 年二胡教學經驗
Rossano Law, International Euphonium Artist of Hootersmae Brass, graduated from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and received his Master of Music Degree with Distinction in 2022. Studied under Matthew White and Philippe Schwartz.
Rossano started playing the Euphonium at the age of 8 and the Trombone at the age of 10. Under the guidance of Tse Luen Wah, he has won a total of 10 First Prizes in the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival at his young age. In 2011, Rossano was also the winner of the SliderAsia Trombone Festival Open Class Competition.
Rossano completed his Bachelor of Music (Honours) Degree at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2020 under the guidance of Ben Pelletier. Apart from being a Euphonium Soloist, Rossano has been involved in a variety of music performances including Wind Ensembles and Orchestras. He was the Bass Trombonist of Hong Kong Chamber Wind Philharmonia. He also participated in many masterclasses and was coached by Steven Mead, Misa Mead, David Childs, Bastien Baumet, Adam Frey, Patrik Randefalk, Chris Robertson, Sarah Willis and Jonny Bates.
During his time studying in the United Kingdom, Rossano was a member of The Staffordshire Band. He has also been invited to perform in public often as a soloist and received a lot of positive feedbacks.
Ms. Hilary (mezzo-soprano) holds her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Voice Performance from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee (Massachusetts, USA) and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA). She is currently the Fellow-In-Residence (Vocal) at Yew Chung International School and the conductor of the girl’s choir at C.C.C Kei Yuen College. She also received her LTCL in Singing with Distinction. Since 2019, her vocal students have won 90 top three prizes in both local and international competitions, she was also awarded multiple teaching prizes to recognize her excellent contribution to musical teaching; including ASCO International Music Competition, Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition (New York, USA), London Young Musician (London, UK), Grand Prize Virtuoso Salzburg Competition (Salzburg, Vienna), International Young Musicians Music Competition (Wien, Austria), Taipei International Youth Music Competition (Taipei, Taiwan), Rising Star London Festival Competition (London, UK), Brilliant Talent Discovery Awards International Music Competition (Singapore), and over 40 local competitions.
Ms. Hilary has taught as the Full-time music/choir director at the Boston Trinity Academy, Natick High School, Canton High School, Christa McAuliffe Charter School, Watertown Middle School, and Forest Hills Covenant Church in Massachusetts, USA. In addition, she was a young artist with multiple opera programs, such as Opera Naples Young Artist Program (Naples, FL), Martina Arroyo Prelude to Performance Program (NYC), New England Opera Intensive (Boston, MA), Utah Lyric Opera Young Artist Program (Provo, UT), Canadian Vocal Arts Institute (Montreal, Canada), Russian Opera Workshop (Philadelphia, PA). She was also a professional alto choir member with the prestigious Philadelphia Symphonic Choir and Boston Symphony Orchestra Tanglewood Festival Chorus (USA).
Li Ka Lak Caleb is s a music student studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong major in violin, minor in viola.
Li is now studying violin with Miss. Ho Hung Ying, and was the pupil of Mr. Goh Ching and Kam Ho Pang Joseph. He have rich experience on violin and viola performance. Li is the violin player of The Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong, viola player of CUHK Chung Chi Orchestra. Also, He was the concertmaster of Salesian English School Orchestra.
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.
Jonathan is a Flautist born and raised in Hong Kong. He has graduated with a first class honor at the Royal College of Music in 2020, studying under Katie Bedford and Sue Thomas, and has previously studied with Gitte Marcusson and Andy Panayi. In 2018, he was unanimously selected as the Sevenoaks Young Musician of the Year, and in 2019 he was the winner of the Springboard Concerto Competition open class as well as the Princess Galyani Vadhana International Competition. He has also performed as the soloist with the Lydian Orchestra in 2018.
Jonathan started playing the flute at the age of 6 under Ms Candace Chan, and under Ms Ivy Chuang since the age of 10. He was admitted into the Program for the Musically Gifted at St Paul’s Co-educational College. Jonathan was the principal flautist at both Kei Wan Primary School (Aldrich Bay) Orchestra under the baton of Mr Fung Kai Man, and at St Paul’s Co-educational College Orchester under Ms Carmen Koon. He has competed and performed both as a soloist and with orchestras in the UK, France, Austria, Singapore, Malaysia, Macau, Japan, Taiwan, Beijing, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Jonathan received numerous flute solo awards at the Hong Kong Schools Music Festivals, and was granted the Parson’s Music Scholarship for Wind, Brass and Percussion in 2015. Jonathan was awarded Second Prize at the open-class competition at the 9th Singapore Flute Festival 2018, and was a finalist in the 3rd International Berliner Music Competition, the Westbourne Concerto Competition and a semifinalist in the Sir Karl Jenkins Music Trust as well as the Bromsgrove International Music Competition 2019.
Jonathan has performed in various masterclasses globally for Julien Beaudiment, Loic Schneider, Robert Manasse and Adam Walker. He has performed for fund-raising for Education Development Program and at leprosy villages in China. He was the founder and conductor of St Paul’s Co-educational College Flute Choir, and served as a flute coach at the Music Children Foundation Orchestra.