Flutist Alecx Cheuk-Fai Chung is graduated with the highest honors (110 e Lode) with the Master in Flute Performance at the Venice Conservatory of Music in Italy (Conservatorio di musica "Benedetto Marcello" di Venezia) where he studied with Professor Federica Lotti. He is a cum laude graduate from the University of North Texas in the United States, studied with Dr. Mary Karen Clardy.
Born in Hong Kong, Alecx is an active soloist and performer in Hong Kong and also performed all over the world including the United States, England and Italy. Alecx performed as a soloist and principal flute with various ensembles including the Hong Kong Civic Youth Orchestra, Hong Kong Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, "Movie Classics" Orchestra of Venice and various chamber groups and orchestras.
During his time in the United States, he was invited as a guest soloist to perform for the International Chamber Music Series organized by the Lewisville Lake Symphony. He was the winner of the concerto competition audition to perform with the orchestra of the Venice Conservatory of Music. He was also invited by the Savinese music festival in Italy as one of the guest artists. He also collaborated with the Venice Biennale and performed in major venues such as La Fenice theatre, Goldoni theatre, Palazzo Grassi and Palazzo Ducale.
His masterclass performances include Andras Adorjan, Jean-Louis Beaumadier, William Bennett, Dieter Flury, Davide Formisano, Robert Langevin and Susan Milan.
Piano, Flute and Music Sightsinging Training Instructor
逾10年教學經驗，現為大角咀沙崙禾學校、沙田主風小學特約音樂老師，教授長笛及鋼琴。除教授外，歐氏決意於音樂作多方面發展，包括為1/1 Leather Workshop 創作及錄製宣傳音樂、於Asia One 15周年演奏會、Singing DISNEY Singing Concert等中大型演奏會演演出; 於柏斯木管樂團擔任客席長笛手; 於文華東方酒店擔任伴奏師等等。
Eddie Leung received his early musical training at the Hong Kong Music Office and was awarded Grade 8 Violin certificates by the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music in year 1997. He further obtained the Diploma in Violin Recital by the Trinity Guildhall.
Eddie is an experienced solo and quartet player. He is the Principle Violin of Musicista Ensemble which gives regular performances at various occasions. He has been invited to perform in the Sun Arcade, Cyberport Arcade, Seiyu Shopping Mall, Shun Tak Centre, annual dinner of Menulife (HK), and property promotion functions of Midland Property Ltd, to name a few.
Eddie Leung graduated from the University of Hong Kong and is currently fully engaged in the field of music education and music performance, and further obtained Certificate in Early Childhood Music Education from The School of Continuing Education ( SCE ) of Hong Kong Baptist University in 2014. Eddie has been holding violin teaching position at a number of primary and secondary schools, which includes SKH St. Peter Primary School, Pun U Association Wah Yan Primary School, Raimondi College (Primary Section), True Light Middle School of Hong Kong(Primary and Secondary Section), responsible for ensemble coaching and private teaching.
Eddie has numerous students in Melos Music and his students has won many prizes including First prize in School Music Festivals. Eddie is now the conductor of S.K.H. Fung Kei Primary school String Orchestra and Melos Chamber String Orchestra.
Helen Tse is born and raised in the international vibrant city, Hong Kong. She gained her Bachelor of Arts(Hon) in Music at the Hong Kong Baptist University, under the tutelage of Mr. Olivier Nowak.
At the University, she played with the University Wind Symphony and University Orchestra. Besides, she also participated in chamber groups and contemporary music ensembles.
During her Bachelor degree, she was exposed to a large variety of music and developed a passion for contemporary music. Her interest in contemporary music brought her to participate in soundSCAPE 2017, a contemporary music festival in Italy, with American flutist Lisa Cella. Besides, she was a performer at Takefu International Music Festival in Japan, where she studied with contemporary flutist Mario Caroli. She also took part in a contemporary music program organized by the Modern Academy in January 2017. She played with Clara Novakova and performed in concert organized by Hong Kong New Music Ensemble.
In addition to contemporary music courses, Helen studied in summer courses such as Gonjiam Woodwind Festival(Seoul), Orford Music Academy(Canada), University of Michigan(United States), Cap Ferret Music Festival(France).
Helen performed around the world in China, Japan, Europe and the United States. In addidtion, she played in Masterclasses by Amy Porter, Mark Sparks, Philippe Pierlot, Philippe Jundt, Megan Sterling, Denis Bluteau, and Julien Beaudiment.
Born and educated in HK, after graduated from the Baptist University in Hong Kong, Jason Wang has finished his further study at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts under the tutelage of Mr Maciek Walicki and Pieter Wyckoff.
Jason has performed with the SAR Philharmonic orchestra and the Global symphony orchestra as bass trombonist. He has participated in various performances and projects including Hong Kong Arts Festival programs: "Matsukaze", "Hong Kong Odyssey", "Datong - the Chinese Utopia" london tour, joint concert with Viener Symphoniker, the "Slide Factory 2009", SliderAsia and the Jeju international brass festival etc. He is also a freelance player in Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Wenzhou symphony orchestra.
Besides public performances, Jason was selected to attend various master classes which include Don Locus, Christian Lindberg , Graeme Hutchler, Buron Fulcher, Domingo Paglouca, Unai Urrecho, Jorgen van Rijen, Brandt Attema.
Furthermore, Jason devotes himself in music education and promotion of brass music. The school he teaches and coaches including Raimondi College, Wah Yan College Hong Kong, True Light Middle School Of Hong Kong(primary Section), Canadian International School of Hong Kong, Victoria Shanghai Academy, Kowloon tong School etc.
Chan Chung Ho enjoys a prolific career as a performer. He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Germany, Holland, Japan, Taiwan, and China. Born and raised in Hong Kong, he has enjoyed working with professional music groups including the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta and the Hong Kong Wind Philharmonic Orchestra; and with world-renowned conductors such as Edo de Waart, Jerry Junkin, Lu Gia, and Zhang Xian. Chan is also the founding member of La Sax, one of the most earliest and active saxophone ensembles in Hong Kong that promotes the art of saxophone playing.
Chan has distinguished himself in the international music scene by taking part in numerous saxophone master classes conducted by respected saxophonists, such as Claude Delangle, Eugene Rousseau, Jean-Yves Fourmeau, Joseph Lulloff, Timothy Mcallister, Otis Murphy, and Kenneth Tse. He has also appeared in the world’s leading saxophone festivals including the World Saxophone Congress, the North America Saxophone Alliance Conference, the U.S. Navy Band Symposium, the Hamamatsu Wind Academy, and the Hong Kong International Saxophone Symposium.
Upon completion of the Music Talent Development programme and the Bachelor degree programme at the Hong Kong Baptist University and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts respectively, Chan gained his Master of Music degree from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where he studied with international renowned saxophonist Taimur Sullivan in 2013. In addition to his performing career, Chan devoted himself to the development of classical saxophone playing in Hong Kong. Currently, he teaches at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, The Hong Kong Baptist University and The Education University of Hong Kong.
Jennie Wan obtained her Bachelor of Music in Education degree from The Education University of Hong Kong in 2016, major in Piano. She further obtained LTCL in Piano after graduated. Currently she is a full time Piano Instructor, especially enthusiastic in teaching young kid music.
Besides teaching piano, theory and accompany, Jennie also played as a performer in different occasions.
Jennie Wan 在2016年於教育大學獲得音樂學士(榮譽)學位 ,主修鋼琴, 並考獲LTCL演奏級文憑, 畢業後全職教授音樂, 有豐富的教學經驗。善於跟兒童溝通和培養他們學習的興趣,讓他們一邊學習一邊享受學音樂的樂趣。
B.A. in Music - The Chinese University of Hong Kong
ATCL (Recital) - Trinity College London
Kate started formal violin and piano lesson since she was six. She graduated from CUHK B.A. in Music where she received violin training from Ms. Beedarn Chao and obtained ATCL (Recital) in Violin.
Kate is passionate in music education and has many years of experience in teaching violin, piano and music theory in private and at schools. She is also an experienced accompanist. Besides teaching, Kate also has deep interest in performing and has been invited to various occasions to perform solo, chamber and band music etc.
華琍威(Weiwei Hua)，台灣台中市人，自幼習琴，啟蒙於蔡戴妃(淑倫)老師以及黃玉珮老師，曾就讀台中市光復國小音樂班、雙十國中音樂班以及國立台南藝術大學七年一貫制音樂系高中部主修鋼琴，在台學習期間先後師事洪薏真(雅菁)、廖益婉、郭宗愷、蔡昭慧、蔡佳憓、廖培鈞以及許昱琦等教授。2012年遠赴德國，並同時考取國立德特蒙音樂學院以及國立斯圖加特表演藝術與音樂學院，而後於德特蒙音樂院(Hochschule für Musik Detmold)取得鋼琴演奏學士學位與鋼琴演奏藝術碩士學位，師從德國鋼琴家Hartmut Schneider教授，並於2017年7月份以優等(excellent)的優異成績畢業於該校。曾參與許多國際音樂節，如: NTSO青少年國際鋼琴營、德國國際穆爾哈德鋼琴音樂節(Internationalen Klavierakademie Murrhardt)、法國阿爾卑斯山蒂涅國際音樂節(MusicAlp International Academy of Music in Tignes)等。並接受國際知名鋼琴家之大師課指導：胡靜云、張欽全、Dmitri Alexeev、 Vitali Berzon、Pascal Devoyon、Felix Gottlieb、Ivan Klánský、Matti Raekallio、Jerome Rose、Jacques Rouvier、Tamás Ungár、Lilya Ziberstein等鋼琴家。
Li-Wei Hua(Weiwei), born in Taiwan. She started learning piano since she was four. She has studied in the department of music at Tainan National University of the Arts , where is a professional artistic university in Taiwan and majoring in piano performance with Chao-Huie Tsai, Chia-Hui Tsai, Pei-Chun Liao and Yu-Chi Hsu. She is graduated with the Master degree in Piano Performance with Prof. Hartmut Schneider at the Detmold University of Music in Germany (Hochschule für Musik Detmold), where she also earned her Bachelor degree.
Ms. Hua won several prizes in many regional and international piano competitions as a soloist in Asia and Europe, including the Taichung City Students Competition for the Music in Taiwan and the 2nd prize winner in the category "D" (for age 19 to 23 years) of the Italy International Competition "Academy Award" in Rome. In addition to participating to competitions, Ms. Hua made her soloist recitals in 2003 and 2008 in Taiwan. Also, in 2015, 2017 she performed a charity solo concert at the Augustinum retirement home and in the Konzerthaus (Concert hall) in Detmold Germany.
Ms. Hua attended many international master classes and festival, at venues such as in 2011 and 2014 as active participant at “International Piano academy Murrhardt” in Germany and worked there with Dmitri Alexeev, Felix Gottlieb, Tamás Ungar, Pascal Devoyon, and Lilya Ziberstein, in 2013 at “ Music Alp International Academy of music Tignes” in France and worked there with Jacques Rouvier. Ms.Hua has been invited to participate in “International Bachelor Piano Award 2015” at the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Duesseldorf Germany. Ms Hua also has been privileged to work with Vitali Berzon, Chin-Chuan Chang, Ching-Yun Hu, Rikako Murata, Matti Raekallio, Jerome Rose and among others.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Music, Hong Kong Baptist Univeristy
LTCL (Recital) in Cello, Trinity College London
Lizzie graduated under the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Music at Hong Kong Baptist University at 2016, of which her major instrument is cello and she majored in performance. She has received musical training since childhood at Yip’s Children’s Choral & Performing Arts Centre and the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts. She obtained LTCL in Cello performance and was awarded prizes in several competitions at Hong Kong Schools Music Festival. After her studies with Ms. Karey Ho, she is now studying under the tutelage of Ms. Chen Yi-Chun. Being enthusiastic in music, Lizzie also started her piano study since 6 years old.
Experiencing in playing in different ensembles, Lizzie is keen on participating in orchestras. Currently a member in the Hong Kong Federation of Women Six Arts Orchestra, she has been a member in the Baptist University Symphony Orchestra, the Collegium Musicum, the Junior Symphony Orchestra at HKAPA and Hong Kong Hong Kong Children’s Symphony Orchestra. She had been on concert tour in the past, places including New York, Zhuhai, Taishan, Zhongshan, etc. In 2014, she has travelled to the United States with the Collegium Musicum Hong Kong and performed at the Carnegie Hall. She has performed with renowned artists, including Valentina Lisitsa, Simone Lamsma, Colleen Lee, Zhang Hongyan, etc.
Lizzie has also performed as a guest cello player of various orchestras, including Polytechnic University Orchestra, Ponte Orchestra, and Hong Kong Youth Chamber Orchestra. In addition, she has been an active chamber musician and has participated in a variety of ensembles on campus, covering western, Chinese and contemporary music.
Ms. Ming Chu received her teaching and performance qualifications from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Having a strong interest in the field of early education and the matter of musical impact on human physiology, Ms. Ming completed her study in eurhythmics and received a Certificate from Dalcroze Society of HK. Since 2015 Ms. Ming has also received intensive training based on the world-renowned Russian pedagogical method under the leadership of Dr. Natalia Tokar.
Recently Ms. Chu received numerous awards and recognitions from local and international competitions and music festivals: the 4th Hong Kong International Music Festival 2017, the 5th Kawai Asia Piano Competition 2017, 11th Zhongsin International Music Competition and 2016 Asia International Piano Academy in South Korea. She fluently speaks English, Cantonese, and Putonghua.
-Bachelor Degree (Hons) of Music major in voice (HKAPA)
Yeung obtained her Bachelor Degree (Hons) of Music major in
voice at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) in 2013.
During her study in HKAPA, she received vocal training from different teachers, including Ella Kiang, Brian Montgomery, Jovita Leung, Nancy Yuen
and Katusha TsuiN Fraser.
She awarded Y.S. Liu Foundation scholarship for her study in HKAPA from 2007 to 2010. Yeung has won the second prize for the Yip’s Singing Contest and first prize for
the musical festival (art song) in 2009 and got distinction, nearly full mark, in
ABRSM grade 8 (singing) in 2008. She performed many operas include Aida,
Suor Angelica, Carmen, King Arthur, L’incoronazione di Poppea, Magic Flute and
Merry Widow. Currently she is a chorus member in Opera Hong Kong and she is
going to take part in The Flying Dutchman.
Yeung is active in education and is now teaching singing in Melos Music Centre .
Nicole Fung, born in Hong Kong, started her piano learning journey with Miss Vivien Leong at the age of 6 and furthered her piano study with Miss Eva Lue and Mr Shum Kin Wai. She studied at the foundation program of the Sydney Conservatorium of music with Mrs Alexandra Vinokurov.
She obtained her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Melbourne, her teachers there include Mr Glenn Riddle and Mrs Olga Kharitonova. While studying at the Melbourne Conservatorium of music, Fung has joined many competitions and has won prizes in Hobart Eisteddfod 2012 and Boroondara Eisteddfod 2013.
After returning from her study in Australia, Fung has obtained her LTCL certificate, at the same time taking part in various performance and competition.
In 2018, Nico performed Mr Patrick Dillery in his flute recital in Hong Kong. In the same year Nico performed with Alecx Chung, chairman of the Hong Kong International Flute Association, in the Rossini Concert co-hosting by HKIFA and Istituto Italiano di cultura. In May 2018, Nico performed with Sara Fung in a charity concert for the Hong Kong Family Welfare Society.
In the year 2017-2019, Fung has joined various piano competition. She was the champion in the class Senior Piano Four Hands in the HKYPAF 2017 competition and First Place in HKIMAA 2019 competition Open class - senior class.
Fung has started her work as an accompanist since 2006. She worked for violinist Mr Ngai Ho Chau in the year 2006-2008. After graduating from the University of Melbourne, she furthered her piano study with Mr Shum Kin Wai and works for Mr Terry Leung Ka Fai, music director of the China Philharmonic Orchestra(Hong Kong) as accompanist until present days.
Miss Fung has more than ten years teaching experience. Her experience in piano competitions helps her students in Melos music centre won various prizes in open piano competitions and school music festival. Her students are mainly from DGS, St Paul Convent and Marymount.
Phoebe Chung was born and educated in Hong Kong. After studying in Hong Kong Institute of Education, Phoebe acquired her music degree from Hong Kong Baptist University, majoring in flute. Other qualifications include the Licentiate flute and piano recital Diploma with disctintion from Trinity College London and The Associated Board of the Royal School of Music Grade 8 Music theory Certificate.
Phoebe has a passion for the wide and ever expanding repertoire for flute and piano. She was a member of HKBU CIE Orchestra, HKIED Orchestra, Hong Kong Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Baptist University Wind Symphony and Hong Kong Performer Winds. Phoebe also performed actively as a concert flutist and pianist. She is also experience in piano accompaniment.
Phoebe has 7 years on instrumental education. She has passion and interest in educating music. In 2015, she arranged her first student concert in Parson Recital Hall. She aim for give more opportunity to people who are interest in music to have more performed experience.
Clarinetist Stephenie Ng earned a bachelor degree of music with First Class Honours at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2011. A recipient of numerous scholarships, she pursued master’s and doctoral degrees in the United State. Her principal teachers include May Lam, John Schertle, Ayako Oshima and Charles Neidich.
As a versatile clarinetist, Stephenie performs frequently as a chamber and orchestral musician. She is also interested in rarely-performed repertoire and new music. Her festival appearances include Aspen, Bowdoin and Hot Springs among others.
Stephenie has recently earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Manhattan School of Music, where she was appointed the coordinator of Woodwind Lab from 2014-16. She joined the faculty of the HKAPA Junior Music Programme in 2017.
Stephenie has been a clarinet pedagogue for more than ten years. Her diverse student base ranges from teenagers to adults and beginners to young professionals. Equally experienced in individual and group teaching, Stephenie highly values a positive learning environment and initiate students’ enthusiasm and motivation to play the clarinet. She also provides efficient practice and performance techniques that meets individual’s strengths and weaknesses.
Stephenie is currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at Manhattan School of Music, where she held a position in tutoring music theory from 2013-15.