Kwan Shan Ming Benny (French horn)
AYO Member: 1991-1995
Hong Kong Sinfonietta: 1991 ~ present
It was my pleasure to be invited by AYO to share my memory here. The invitation email reminded me of the feeling when I was accepted by the Asian Youth Orchestra at my first attempt.
I have been working in a professional orchestra (Hong Kong Sinfonietta) for many years, performing in two to three concerts each month, from ballet, opera, classical concerts to cross-media performances and education and outreach concerts.
Recalling the moments of playing with AYO, as a 20-year-old Year 2 music student, I feel really honoured to be coached by internationally renowned horn masters as well as conductors and perform around the world. Playing with AYO was, and will always be a fantastic and valuable experience for me.