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Bachelor
Hong Kong Baptist University
Teaching since 2017
Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Cherry Yu

Piano, Piano Accompaniment, Western Music Theory
Hong Kong Baptist University
Professional field(s): Piano, Piano Accompaniment, Western Music Theory
Teaching language(s): Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Teaching since 2017

Cherry YU was learning piano since she was six. She had learnt Piano from different teachers, including Ms. Cora Chan and Ms. Natalie Cheung. The utmost important music mentor is Mr. Stephen Wong, who is a professional concert-pianist, artist and university lecturer. Cherry is still following the musical guidance from Mr. Stephen Wong and trying to be a better pianist.

During Cherry's secondary-school (BMKC) life, Cherry played piano for the school choir for rehearsals and competitions during 2010-2016. On the other hand, Cherry serves the church (YLC) through piano at the worships and choir rehearsals from 2010.

Exploring western classical music in Hong Kong Baptist University, Cherry graduated in 2022 with B.A. Music (Hons) with Dean's List. During these years, Cherry was trained by performance opportunities; chamber-music courses; ensemble training; music theoretical knowledge courses; different music styles. The most influential piano mentor for Cherry is Mr. Stephen Wong. Also, especially with the choral training by Dr. Law, it shaped the musicality of Cherry. On the other hand, Cherry had the opportunities to learn other musical instruments from HKBU, for examples, Harpsichord, Percussion, Flute and Bassoon.

For the piano performance, Cherry had achieved TRINITY ATCL Piano Recital (Associate of Trinity College London); ABRSM Grade 8: Merit; ABRSM Grade 7: Distinction. For the music theory, Cherry had achieved ABRSM Grade 8 Theory and ABRSM Grade 5 Theory: Distinction.

Cherry has various performing experiences as a piano solo, duet, six-hands, eight-hands, ensembles, orchestra member and choir member. She successfully presented her Lecture Recital- "Water as aesthetical musical form" in 2022 with the guidance of Mr. Stephen Wong. For piano collaboration, Cherry has played piano at weddings. Also, for the students' competition, concert. For choir experiences, Cherry as a choir member during HKBU life for the BUWC Choir.

Cherry has been working as piano tutor on different organisations from 2018, including Greenery Music; MC. Music; iMusic; YWCA. Now, she is working on her private studio - "sostenutoooo". Also, she had worked for Little Trout Children's Choir; St. Nicolas English Kindergarten. Cherry's students are from different schools, including Heep Yuun Primary School; Canossa College; HKBU Affiliated School; Sha Tin Government Secondary School and many more.

Cherry Yu

Education

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

Graduated with Dean's List

Achievement

Trinity College London

ATCL Piano Recital

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Grade 8 Piano Performance, Merit

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Grade 8 Music Theory

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Grade 5 Music Theory, Distinction

Performance Experience

Hong Kong Fusion Chamber, Japanese Concert 2024

Guest Pianist in Orchestra

Heralders, Dawn of Hope Concert 2023

Choirster

Music and Friends, 2018, 2019, 2022, 2023

Pianist

Water as an aesthetical musical form, 2022

Piano Solo

BUWC, 2016-2022

Choir member

HKBU Affiliated School, Winter Concert 2024

Collaborative Pianist for Vocal Performance

Working Experience

Hong Kong Orchestral Academy, 2024-Present

青苗琴行, 2022-Present

Piano Tutor

HKYWCA, 2018-2019

Piano Tutor

iMusic, 2019-2023

Piano Tutor

Teaching Location

EasternKowloon CityYau Tsim MongSha TinTai Po

Tutor's Studio

Aria, Flat D, 4/F, Right Time Building, Prince Edward, Hong Kong

Live Tutorial

Cherry YU provides live tutorial (FaceTime, Zoom)

Lesson

Piano

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$400 - $450$500 - $550$600 - $650
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$400$500/
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.

Piano Collaboration

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$400$600$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.

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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