The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Teaching since 2016
Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Yanny Cheung

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Professional field(s): Trombone
Teaching language(s): Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Teaching since 2016

Yanny started playing trombone in secondary school when she was 12. She has achieved the Trinity College London (ATCL) diploma and Grade 8 Music Theory when she was 17 years old. After secondary school, she started her professional training at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in Trombone Performance under Maciek Walicki and Zachary Bond when she was 19 and obtained Bachelor of Music (Honours) Degree in 2020. Then she continue her study in HKAPA and completed her Degree of Master of Music in 2023.

Yanny is an active trombone player in Hong Kong. She works as a freelance player in different orchestras and bands such as the Hong Kong Professional Winds, Hong Kong Symphonic Winds, Hong Kong Orchestra, and Hong Kong String Orchestra etc. She has often participated in many master classes and seminars to enhance her playing and teaching skills, such as Thailand Trombone Festival,Singapore Low Brass Academy, Joseph Alessi‘s Trombone Seminar and Slider Asia.

Yanny is an extremely passionate teacher and has been teaching since 2016. She is currently teaching at several different schools giving low brass classes and private trombone lessons.
She is also strong at teaching the students from young age, such as in the age of 4 to 5.

Yanny Cheung


Master of Music of Trombone Performance, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

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


Mr.& Mrs. Y S Liu Scholarship

Trinity College London

ATCL in Trombone Recital

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Grade 8 Trombone

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Grade 8 Music Theory

Performance Experience

Inherit Philharmonic Orchestra, 2023

Trombone Player

Musica Viva, 2022 - Present

Trombone Player

Gobal Symphony Orchestra, 2023

Trombone Player

Hong Kong Orchestra, 2021 - Present

Trombone Player

Hong Kong Strings Orchestra, 2019 - Present

Trombone Player

Hong Kong Symphonic Winds, 2018 - Present

Trombone Player

Hong Kong Professional Winds, 2017 - Present

Trombone Player

Working Experience

HKAPA Junior Music Programme, 2021-2023

Orchestral Assistant, Sectional coach

HKMLC Queen Maud Secondary School, 2019-2020

Lower Brass Class Teacher

SKH Kei Hau Secondary School, 2019-2020

Lower Brass Class Teacher

Yips’ Children’s Choral and Performing Arts Centre, 2018 - Present

Trombone Teacher

Shun Lee Catholic Secondary School, 2016 - Present

Lower Brass Class Teacher, Junior Band Conductor

Tak Shun Secondary School, 2016-2017

Lower Brass Class Teacher, Brass Sectional Coach

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Yanny focuses on developing students' fundamental skills, especially establishing their sound in the instrument. The goal is for students to understand each point correctly and learn how to monitor their own practice quality, to ensure their progress.


Mozart: Requiem (Tuba Mirum)

Funny Bone (Student's Performance)

Teaching Location

Central and WesternEasternSouthernWan ChaiKowloon CityKwun TongSham Shui PoWong Tai SinYau Tsim MongIslandsKwai TsingSai KungSha TinTai PoTsuen WanYuen Long

Tutor's Studio


Live Tutorial

Facetime, Zoom



Tuition$700 - $750$700 - $750$700 - $750
  • 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.


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

Private Lesson Inquiry
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2.Discuss and arrange the lesson time, location, tuition fee, etc.
3.The lesson will be confirmed after completing the payment of the Tuition of the First Lesson.
4.Take the lesson according to the booking time.
5.The second lesson and beyond are arranged by the student/tutor themselves.
If the student/parent wants to contact the tutor directly before the payment, please read Is it Allowed to Contact the Tutor before Making Payment?

Is it Allowed to Contact the Tutor before Making Payment?

Protecting tutors’ personal privacy is our job; Tutors need to avoid unnecessary leakage of privacy.

Before student/parent makes payment:
i.Some tutors do NOT accept direct contact.
ii.Some tutors will call student/parent with a “Hidden Number”.
iii.Some tutors accept to contact student/parent through various ways.
After contacting the tutor, if the student/parent intends to take a lesson, the tuition of the first lesson has to be paid to M5 Music before having lesson.

Tuition of the First Lesson

The tuition of the first lesson is charged by M5 Music (accept Bank Transfer or FPS); Students do NOT need to pay additional fee for the first lesson.

Tuition of the Second Lesson and Beyond

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.

No Free Trail Lesson

M5 Music and all tutors do NOT offer free trial lessons. All “trial lessons” are considered as the “first lesson”.

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.