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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (UK), Hong Kong Baptist University
Teaching since 2010
Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Anna Vienna Ho

Piano, Classical Vocal, Musical, Western Music Theory
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (UK), Hong Kong Baptist University
Professional field(s): Piano, Classical Vocal, Musical, Western Music Theory
Teaching language(s): Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Teaching since 2010

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.

Anna Vienna Ho

Education

Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Performance, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

(POST-MASTERS LEVEL 8)

Masters of Music in Instrumental Performance, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Graduated with Distinction

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music, Hong Kong Baptist University

Achievement

Trinity College London

LTCL Piano Recital

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Grade 8 Music Theory

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Grade 8 Singing

Performance Experience

Musica Viva Hong Kong, 2024

Opera Singer, Bizet's "Carmen" (Frasquita)

Musica del Cuore "In Other Words" Concert Series, 2023

Piano Recital

Grimeborn Opera Festival, 2023

Opera Singer, Puccini's "Turandot"

Iris Axon Concert Series, 2023

Piano Recital

Musica Viva Hong Kong, 2023

Opera Singer, Donizetti's "L'elisir D'amore" (Giannetta)

CityU Arts Festival, 2022

Guest Artist

LCSD - Our Music Talents, 2022

Accompanist, Baritone Recital

Holy Trinity Church Coventry, 2021

Accompanist, Opera Gala

St. Botolph without Aldgate London, 2021

Piano Recital

St. James’s Church Bushey, 2021

Piano Recital

St George’s Church Beckenham, 2021

Piano Recital

St James's Church Sussex Gardens, 2021

Accompanist, Baritone Recital

Random Opera, 2021

Opera Singer, Puccini's Suor Angelica

Bournville Amnesty and Freedom from Torture, 2020

Piano Solo, Christmas Concert for Human Rights

St. Paul’s Opera, 2020

Piano Solo, Friday Night's Concert

Opera in a Box, 2020

Opera Singer, Verdi’s Macbeth (Apparition 3)

St Alphege Church Solihull, 2019

Accompanist, Baritone Recital

Rugby Festival of Culture - St. Andrew’s Church Rugby, 2019

Piano Recital

Bournville Friends Meeting House, 2019

Accompanist, Songs by women composers concert

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 2019

Accompanist, Vocal Concert - Songs of Love, Death & Time

Midland Opera, 2019

Opera Singer, Verdi’s La traviata

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 2019

Piano Solo, Chopin Festival

Working Experience

International Marine Symphony Academy of Music, 2022 - Recent

Orchestra and Choir Conductor

Yip's Children Choir, 2022 - Recent

Choir Tutor

Hong Kong International Institute of Music, 2021 - Recent

Piano, Music & Course Tutor

TWGHs Children Choir, 2022-2023

Choir Tutor

RhapsoArts , 2021-2022

Assistant Répétiteur, Kungfood

Bel Canto Singers, 2021

Répétiteur, “My Beloved” – by Giacomo Puccini

Welsh National Opera, 2019-2021

Répétiteur, Workshop Leader

Midland Opera, 2019-2021

Répétiteur

Opera Novella, 2018-2021

Répétiteur

Parsons Music, 2012-2015

Piano Tutor

Video

Maurice Ravel: "Noctuelles" from Miroirs

Teaching Location

Central and WesternEasternWan ChaiKowloon CityKwun TongSham Shui PoWong Tai SinYau Tsim MongSai KungSha Tin

Tutor's Studio

Piano rooms in various districts

Live Tutorial

Can provide live tutorial (Zoom, Skype)

Lesson

Piano

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$900$1,000$1,000
Notes
  • The Tuition refers to 60mins per lesson.
  • The Tuition might be adjusted according to the duration and location of the lesson.
  • All amounts are in Hong Kong Dollars.

Classical Vocal

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$700$700$800
Notes
  • The Tuition refers to 60mins per lesson.
  • The Tuition might be adjusted according to the duration and location of the lesson.
  • All amounts are in Hong Kong Dollars.

Musical

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$700$700$800
Notes
  • The Tuition refers to 60mins per lesson.
  • The Tuition might be adjusted according to the duration and location of the lesson.
  • All amounts are in Hong Kong Dollars.

ABRSM Music Theory G. 5, G. 8

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$600$600/
Notes
  • The Tuition refers to 60mins per lesson.
  • The Tuition might be adjusted according to the duration and location of the lesson.
  • All amounts are in Hong Kong Dollars.

Level:

All Instrumental Lessons / Accompaniment
Beginner: Beginner - G. 4
Intermediate: G. 5 - G. 7
Advanced: G. 8 or above

Western Music Theory
Beginner: ABRSM Music Theory G. 5
Intermediate: ABRSM Music Theory G. 8
Advanced: Trinity College London AmusTCL or above

Chinese Music Theory
Beginner: Shanghai Conservatory of Music Theory
Beginner: Central Conservatory of Music Theory G. 1
Intermediate: Central Conservatory of Music Theory G. 2
Advanced: Not applicable

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