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Master
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Teaching since 2011
Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Raymond Cheng

Clarinet, Saxophone
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Professional field(s): Clarinet, Saxophone
Teaching language(s): Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Teaching since 2011

Raymond graduated with a Master degree in Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where he study under with Mr. Andrew Simon, the Principal Clarinetist of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Bachelor degree in Music Studies from Hong Kong Baptist University, where he studied under Mr. Martin Choy, the former Principal Clarinetist of Hong Kong Sinfonietta majoring in clarinet. He started his clarinet study at the age of twelve. He has accomplished LTCL Clarinet Recital Diploma with Distinction, ABRSM Grade 8 saxophone and ABRSM Music Theory Grade 8.

Raymond is an active player in many ensembles and orchestras. He is a clarinet player in Hong Kong Baptist University Wind Ensemble, Global Symphony Orchestra concert and China Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Mr. Victor Tam, Maestro Mak Ka Lok and Dr. Artem Konstantinov. Also, he is a guest contrabass clarinet player in Hong Kong Chamber Wind Philharmonia. He played Hong Kong Baptist University Wind Symphony Concerts, the concert of Ten thousand - Ode to Joy, concert at the Musicarama Festival, Video Game Live (World Tour in Shenzhen), Lotus Hill Park Music Festival(Shenzhen) and RTHK Christmas Rhapsody 2016. He has collaborated with the singers, including Candy Lo, Eddie Ng, William Hu and Samantha Lam. He played in the opening ceremony for the Wynn Palace in Macau with CoCo lee and Andrea Bocelli, a world-famous tenor singer. He played as an ensemble player for Horizon 2014, 2015 and Refine 2016, 2017 at Hong Kong City Hall.

Raymond won the 3rd prize of Clarinet category in Manhattan International Young Artists Music Festival in 2017, 2nd prize in Hong Kong Performing Art Festival in 2016 and 3rd prize in Parson Music Festival in 2016.

Raymond Cheng

Education

Master of Music, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

Achievement

Trinity College London

LTCL Clarinet Recital, Distinction

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Grade 8 Saxophone, Distinction

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Grade 8 Music Theory

Working Experience

Artstive Company, 2015-present

Clarinet Tutor

Teaching Location

Central and WesternEasternWan ChaiKowloon CityKwun TongSham Shui PoWong Tai SinYau Tsim Mong

Tutor's Studio

Connaught Road West (Sai Ying Pun)
Mau Lam Street, Jordan

Live Tutorial

Raymond Provides live tutorial

Lesson

Clarinet

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$600$600$600
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.

Saxophone

LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Tuition$500$500$500
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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Is it Allowed to Contact the Tutor before Making Payment?

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Tuition of the First Lesson

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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.

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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.