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Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris (FR)
Teaching since 2016
Cantonese, English, Mandarin, French, Korean

John Chan

Clarinet
Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris (FR)
Professional field(s): Clarinet
Teaching language(s): Cantonese, English, Mandarin, French, Korean
Teaching since 2016

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.

John Chan

Education

Concertiste of Clarinet, Music Performance, Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris Alfred Cortot

Unanimously approved by juries

Achievement

Concours National de Musique de Lempdes

Clarinet section 3rd price

Concours Les Cles D’Or

Clarinet section 2nd Price

Concours Artistique D’Epinal

Clarinet section 2nd price

Working Experience

Hong Kong International Institute of Music, 2019-present

Teaching staff of clarinet performance

Teaching Location

Central and WesternEasternYuen Long

Live Tutorial

John Chan provides live tutorial (Zoom).

Lesson

Clarinet

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$600$800$1,200
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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