August 9, 2018

Pace of events running hot. Rehearsal Camp officially comes to a close with exciting last rehearsals, tour briefings and move to Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall. Can’t believe we’re onstage for an acoustic rehearsal before Opening night on Friday. WOW, really c...

June 4, 2018

AYO Member : 2001 and 2004

Drum Teacher at 

-Harrow International School Hong Kong

-The Independent Schools Foundation Academy

-Hong Kong International Drummer Festival Drum and Move Class

-Active clinician for drums and percussion in the Philippines

Cuerently : Percussionis...

April 14, 2018

AYO 1992 was also the year that I took the first flight of my life, when we left on 9th August 1992, from Singapore for our first overseas concert in Penang. That was the start of a wonderful and tiring but exhilerating 3-week performance tour, which took us to Kuala L...

April 6, 2018

Our 3-week rehearsal camp in 1992 was in the United World College dormitory at Dover Road, 6 people in a room. I got to know 5 other friends who shared the same room with me, they were from Japan and Taiwan. During the gruelling rehearsal camp, we practised 8 to 10 hou...

March 18, 2018

On the day of the audition, in Feb 1992, I nervously went up the stage of the Victoria Concert Hall. After playing Mendelssohn, then Prauludium and Allegro, it was the sight-reading session. On stage came Mr Pontzious. He put the score of the first violin part of Tchai...

March 9, 2018

Today is the third day of the Year of the Dog. I have started writing my thoughts about AYO since yesterday. Happened to have some time during the Chinese New Year holidays. Here I am, listening to the Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 in A minor (the Rosamunde Qua...

March 4, 2018

AYO member: 1999, 2001, 2002

Present: Principal Viola, Hong Kong Sinfonietta

As a full time music student 19 years ago, I dreamed of a life as an orchestral musician playing concerts and touring around the world. My first opportunity of working with world class conductor...

March 1, 2018

2006 is the first summer for me to join Asian Youth Orchestra. AYO gave me a platform to experience the professional musician's life. The world-known AYO faculties, they are very supportive and even become friends with us. Specially, thank you double bass faculty Mr. D...

February 20, 2018

2010 & 2011: AYO member
Present: Principal Cello, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra 

In 2010,this was my first year in AYO when I was just 17 years old. I really enjoyed the special six weeks. I attended AYO for two years totally. For now, I still think that time w...

February 13, 2018

After 28 years and we still never tire of hearing the auditions. What keeps us going? The unexpected. We just never know who's going to walk through the venue door. 

Fantastic in HK yesterday. Candidates from around the world: Vienna, Prague, Zurich, Graz, Macau, Russ...

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