AU YEUNG WING KAM
Au-Yeung Wing Kam has established herself as an all-rounded Music Pedagogue, Piano Pedagogue, Pianist, Music Writer, Music Thinker and Music Innovator. She was born into a family of grass-roots in Hong Kong. She fell in love with piano since she was three years old and started learning the piano when she was nine years old. She made her debut at the age of sixteen. As a recipient of the Principle of Helen Woo Foundation Scholarships, Au-Yeung began her formal musical training in her early years and received four years of professional training in piano performance. Later she graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Arts (Hon) in Music and was also awarded a Performer’s Certificate and a Performer’s Diploma in Pianoforte from the Trinity College of Music, London.
A versatile musician, Au-Yeung Wing Kam gives masterclasses, solo performances and performs as a piano accompanist for singers and instrumentalists. In 1998 she performed the world premiere of a series of piano works for four hands by several prominent Hong Kong composers. In 2009, she was invited to perform in a concert organized by the Music Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Over the years she has also assume various roles in musical education. In addition to being a piano instructor, she has taught Western Music Theory and Western Music Appreciation courses at The Chinese University of Hong Kong’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. She was previously a choir instructor of the Hong Kong Children’s Choir, and served as a piano accompanist and instructor in general musicianship, theory and aural-training at the Hong Kong SAR’s Music Office.
From 2002 to 2007, Au-Yeung wrote the following teaching materials: “Notes to Music Theory” and “Notes to Aural Training” Book 1 to Book 8. All are published by the Hong Kong Music and Performing School. Net proceeds will be donated to the Hong Kong Music and Performing Foundation for charitable purpose, to enhance and publicize the education of music and arts for the future generations.
In 2008, Au-Yeung established the Hong Kong Music and Performing School, which was the highest aim to be one of the world’s top performing arts schools and leading music and art institute for development studies. At the same time, AU-YEUNG also founded the Hong Kong Music and Performing Association, and the Hong Kong Music and Performing Foundation. All these establishments become a charitable organization under section 88 of Inland Revenue Ordinance in 2009. In 2011 and 2014 respectively, under the umbrella of HKMPS, she successfully launched the first Hong Kong International Summer Music Camp at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the HKMPS Artist-Faculty Premiere Concert, “Vincent Larderet HK Debut x Charity Fundraising Concert for the HKMPS plus world premiere concerts for the release of the new ARS Produktion Ravel Orchestra & Virtuoso Piano” at Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall. Since 2013, Au-Yeung is serving as the artist manager of Steinway Artist and international acclaimed French concert pianist Vincent Larderet. In 2016, Au-Yeung founded the Beijing Hong Kong Music and Performing Management and as the Chairman of the Board and the Artistic Planning Director. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR, the 53rd Anniversary of Sino-French Diplomatic Relations and efforts to promote Xi Jinping’s “The Belt and Road”, the first artistic brand planning project was the world-class international Cultural Arts Feast “The Belt and Road” Le French May Incomparable Music with Vincent Larderet. This concert series includes Vincent Larderet Piano Recital and Hong Kong Music and Performing School Faculty Artist Chamber Concert.
Au-Yeung Wing Kam is a Founder and Artistic Planning Director of the Jinggang Culture and Art Communication. Au-Yeung’s next goal is to become the most valuable Chinese classical music entrepreneur.