POON KIU TUNG

Piano and Director of the Project

Named Young Steinway Artist, pianist Kiu Tung Poon’s engagements have included recitals and lectures-recitals in the US, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Macau; international music festival appearances in Tanglewood, Aspen, Wiener Konzerthaus, and Great Wall in Beijing; and broadcasts on RTHK Radio 4, Austin’s 89.5 KMFA, and Teledifusão de Macau. Frequently gives performances on music of our time, she was privileged to work with a variety of today’s foremost American composers including Daniel Godfrey, John Harbison, George Tsontakis, and Dan Welcher, and has premièred with the Penderecki Quartet among others. Her world première of Mark Morris/Samuel Barber’s Excursions with Mark Morris Dance Group in the Tanglewood Music Festival received enthusiastic review by critics writing for The New York Times and Boston Phoenix. Graduated from the Indiana University Bloomington and the University of Texas at Austin, she currently teaches in the Chinese University of Hong Kong as a Lecturer in music performance and acts as the performance stream coordinator of the undergraduate program.

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