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Bachelor
Royal College of Music (UK)
Teaching since 2016
Cantonese, English

Jonathan Ma

Flute, Woodwind Ensemble
Royal College of Music (UK)
Professional field(s): Flute, Woodwind Ensemble
Teaching language(s): Cantonese, English
Teaching since 2016

Jonathan is a Flautist born and raised in Hong Kong. He has graduated with a first class honor at the Royal College of Music in 2020, studying under Katie Bedford and Sue Thomas, and has previously studied with Gitte Marcusson and Andy Panayi. In 2018, he was unanimously selected as the Sevenoaks Young Musician of the Year, and in 2019 he was the winner of the Springboard Concerto Competition open class as well as the Princess Galyani Vadhana International Competition. He has also performed as the soloist with the Lydian Orchestra in 2018.

Jonathan started playing the flute at the age of 6 under Ms Candace Chan, and under Ms Ivy Chuang since the age of 10. He was admitted into the Program for the Musically Gifted at St Paul’s Co-educational College. Jonathan was the principal flautist at both Kei Wan Primary School (Aldrich Bay) Orchestra under the baton of Mr Fung Kai Man, and at St Paul’s Co-educational College Orchester under Ms Carmen Koon. He has competed and performed both as a soloist and with orchestras in the UK, France, Austria, Singapore, Malaysia, Macau, Japan, Taiwan, Beijing, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Jonathan received numerous flute solo awards at the Hong Kong Schools Music Festivals, and was granted the Parson’s Music Scholarship for Wind, Brass and Percussion in 2015. Jonathan was awarded Second Prize at the open-class competition at the 9th Singapore Flute Festival 2018, and was a finalist in the 3rd International Berliner Music Competition, the Westbourne Concerto Competition and a semifinalist in the Sir Karl Jenkins Music Trust as well as the Bromsgrove International Music Competition 2019.

Jonathan has performed in various masterclasses globally for Julien Beaudiment, Loïc Schneider, Robert Manasse and Adam Walker. He has performed for fund-raising for Education Development Program and at leprosy villages in China. He was the founder and conductor of St Paul’s Co-educational College Flute Choir, and served as a flute coach at the Music Children Foundation Orchestra.

Jonathan Ma

Education

Bachelor of Music (Honours) in Performance, Royal College of Music, London

Graduated with first class honours

Video

Carl Reinecke: Undine Sonata Movements 1 & 2

Pierre Sancan: Sonatine

Philippe Gaubert: Madrigal for Flute and Piano

Teaching Location

Central and WesternEasternSouthernWan Chai

Live Tutorial

Jonathan provides live tutorial via Google meet, Facetime and Zoom

Lesson

Flute

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$800$800$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.

Woodwind Ensemble (Group Setting)

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$800$1,000$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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