The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Teaching since 2016
Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Edwin Lam

Violin, Viola
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Professional field(s): Violin, Viola
Teaching language(s): Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Teaching since 2016

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.

Edwin Lam


Bachelor in Music, The Hong Kong Academy for Performance Arts

Teaching Location

Central and WesternEasternSouthernWan ChaiKowloon CityKwun TongSham Shui PoWong Tai SinYau Tsim MongIslandsKwai TsingNorthSai KungSha TinTai PoTsuen WanTuen MunYuen Long

Tutor's Studio

Hang Bong Commercial Centre, 28-40 Shanghai Street, Jordan, Yau Tsim Mong, Kowloon

Live Tutorial

Google Meet



  • 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.


  • 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.


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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Is it Allowed to Contact the Tutor before Making Payment?

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Before student/parent makes payment:
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ii.Some tutors will call student/parent with a “Hidden Number”.
iii.Some tutors accept to contact student/parent through various ways.
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Tuition of the First Lesson

The tuition of the first lesson is charged by M5 Music (accept Bank Transfer or FPS); Students do NOT need to pay additional fee for the first lesson.

Tuition of the Second Lesson and Beyond

Starting from the second lesson, please pay tuition directly to the tutor. Generally, four lessons will be calculated as one session. Please check with your tutor about the payment method for the second lesson and beyond.

No Free Trail Lesson

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Student's Absence Notice

Student’s absent must be proposed 24 hours before the lesson time. Otherwise, it will be regarded as “Impromptu Absence”. Providing a make-up lesson or not will be decided by the tutor him/herself. Hereby declare, M5 Music will NOT provide refund for “Impromptu Absence” even if the tutor does not want to provide a make-up lesson.

Typhoons and Rainstorms Arrangement

If the first lesson is affected by typhoon and rainstorm warning, M5 Music can assist both parties to reschedule the lesson.

Refund Policy

We only provide a refund if the tutor is absent on the original booking time, and cannot provide a make-up lesson for the next 14 days. Apart from this, we do not accept any refund request.