WONG Kin-yu

Wong Kin-yu is one of the most active organists in Hong Kong. She has given numerous organ recitals, piano duet, organ duet recitals, organ and trumpet duo recitals and appeared frequently as accompanist for singers and choirs. Besides performing in Hong Kong, she has performed as soloist, ensemble player and accompanist at major concert halls and churches in Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing. She has also been invited to be a jury member of the Beijing and Changzhou Organ Competitions. She has given master classes and organ recitals at the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing and the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. For more than twenty years, she had been the organ teacher at the Music Department of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the Hong Kong Baptist University. She has served as the accompanist of the Hong Kong Oratorio Society and the organist of the Kowloon Methodist Church since her youth.

Wong studied the piano with Doris Chan and the organ with Dr. Ingeline Nielsen. A graduate of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Wong also holds the Diploma in Education (University of Hong Kong) and the LRSM, LRAM, ARCM diplomas in performance and teaching. After graduation, she pursued her studies at the Royal Academy of Music, London where she studied organ with Douglas Hawkridge and piano accompaniment with Geoffrey Pratley. At the Academy, she was awarded the Frederick Keene and Henry Richards organ prizes for her outstanding achievement. She has participated in master classes of world-renowned organists in the Netherlands, France, Spain , Switzerland, Germany and Italy.

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