LA FLUTE DES CHATS
WONG Ka Wing Karen is currently a second year student from the Music Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is majoring in flute and minoring in piccolo, with the guidance of Ms. Chuang Suet Wah Ivy. Over the past years, she has been a frequent prize-winner in several music competitions. In March, she performed in the Weill Recital Hall in New York after clinching the first prize in the Golden Classic Music Award. Her masterclass experiences included lessons with Ms. Birgit Ramsl-Gaal, Ms. Jasmine Choi, Ms. Megan Sterling, Mr. Olivier Nowak, Mr. Peter Verhoyen, Mr. Robert Winn and Mr. Thomas Robertello. She is active in participating in different orchestras as well as international flute learning activities. She had played in the Hong Kong Music Summer Orchestra and the Learner’s Orchestra. She is currently playing in the Hong Kong Wind Ensemble, the Chung Chi Orchestra and the Chung Chi Wind Orchestra as a flute and piccolo player. she participated in the Taiwan International Flute Camp 2016 and Oxford Flute Summer School 2016 with fruitful rewards.
HO Hoi Ki is a final year student studying in The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Ho has been learning music since her youth. She obtained a Licentiate of Trinity College London in flute, a Diploma of The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in piano, while equally competence in violin and voice. Her numerous awards include the third place in the Manhattan Young Artist Competition this year. She was trained at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Junior Division with double major in flute and piano. She is currently studying flute with Miss Megan Sterling, the Principal Flutist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. She is also a member of Pro Arte Orchestra, Chung Chi Orchestra and Chung Chi Winds Orchestra at CUHK.
Currently a final year music student at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, WONG Nga-ting studies flute with Megan Sterling, the principal flutist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic. As a dedicated orchestral musician, she is a flutist of the Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Performers’ Winds, the Chung Chi Orchestra and the Chung Chi Wind Orchestra of CUHK. In the academic year 2015-16, Nga-ting was admitted to the Flute Studio of the celebrated English flutist and educator Trevor Wye, and obtained its postgraduate diploma of flute performance and pedagogy during her gap year from CUHK. Other interests of Nga-ting beyond music are photography and graphic design.
LEUNG Chun Yin Marco is currently a final-year music student at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is studying flute and piccolo with Ms. Chuang Suet Wah Ivy. Marco has been accepted to a number of international performance festivals where he studied with Ms. Emily Beynon, Mr. Henrik Wiese and Mr. Robert Winn. In recognition of his excellence in undergraduate studies, he was named a scholar of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship (2012-2016). Besides, he has also been awarded the Yamaha Music Scholarship in Asia (2016), Kunkle and Pommerenke Grand Scholarships (2016) and Bernard Van Zuiden Music Prize (2017). As a keen performer, Marco is dedicated in both orchestral and chamber music. He has held positions as principal flautist and piccoloist in different orchestras. He has also appeared as concerto soloist with the Chung Chi Orchestra and the Hong Kong Children’s Symphony Orchestra. In coming fall, he will begin his Masters of Music study at the Royal College of Music in London.