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The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Teaching since 2015
Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Mr Szeto

Violin
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Professional field(s): Violin
Teaching language(s): Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Teaching since 2015

Isaac Szeto, born in Hong Kong, began learning the violin at the age of four. He begnaning studying the violin under Li Chuan-yun's parents, as well as Teacher Li Yongchun. He was also fortunate to receive meticulous guidance from Professor Zheng Shisheng. In 2010, he obtained the Violin Performance Diploma from the Royal Academy of Music in the UK and the LTCL Diploma from Trinity College London, as well as Master of Arts in Muisc at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2023.

Subsequently, Mr. Szeto was awarded a scholarship to pursue further studies in violin performance under the tutelage of Dr. Stelios Chatziiosifidis at the University of Kent in the UK.

In terms of performance experience, he has performed as a soloist at the Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, showcasing the Bruch G minor Violin Concerto. He has also performed with the Hong Kong Children's Symphony Orchestra and Diocesan Boys' School in Austria, Vienna, Germany, Finland, and mainland China. During his studies in the UK, he was a member of the City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra, serving as the first violinist. He simultaneously held the position of principal violinist in the University of Kent Symphony Orchestra and the University Chamber Ensemble.

Mr Szeto

Education

Master of Arts in Music, The Chinese University in Hong Kong

Achievement

Trinity College London

LTCL Violin Recital

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Teaching style

Tailoring instruction according to each student's abilities, focuses on establishing a solid foundation in a steady manner. Employs a gradual and systematic approach to guide students in understanding the allure of classical music and the challenges associated with mastering various techniques.

Encourages students to participate in suitable competitions and examinations, enhancing their self-confidence and adaptability under pressure while gaining valuable performance experience.

Places great importance on cultivating strong relationships between himself and his students, as well as fostering communication with parents. This approach ensures that young learners receive appropriate parental support while studying the violin.

Video

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 2nd Movement

Teaching Location

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

Tutor's Studio

Ko Chun Court, Yau Tong, Kowloon

Live Tutorial

Mr. Isaac provides live tutorial (Zoom, Google Meet)

Lesson

Violin

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$390$590$790
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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