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Bachelor
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Teaching since 2007
Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Joey Ho

Violin, Viola, Western Music Theory
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Professional field(s): Violin, Viola, Western Music Theory
Teaching language(s): Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Teaching since 2007

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.

Joey Ho

Education

Bachelor of Music (Honours), The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Performance Experience

Hong Kong Inheritage Philharmonic, 2020-present

Tutti Violinist

Hong Kong Orchestra, 2018-present

Tutti Violinist

Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra, 2013-present

Tutti Violinist

Working Experience

ELCHK Lutheran School, 2019-present

Violin Tutor

Maryknoll Fathers' School (Primary Section), 2018-2020

Violin Tutor

HKFEW Wong Cho Bau Secondary School, 2019-present

Violin & Viola Tutor

St Paul Secondary School, 2013-2019

Violin & Viola Tutor

Teaching Location

Central and WesternEasternSouthernWan ChaiKowloon CityKwun TongSham Shui PoWong Tai SinYau Tsim MongKwai TsingSha TinTai PoTsuen WanYuen Long

Tutor's Studio

Gemfair Commercial Building, 555-557 Canton Road, Jordan, Kowloon (5 mins walk from Austin Station)

Live Tutorial

Joey Ho provides live tutorials.

Lesson

Violin

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$600AskAsk
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.

Viola

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$600AskAsk
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
TuitionAskAsk/
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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