Chun Yin Marco LEUNG
Flute | Piccolo | Traverso | Conducting
ArtDip (RCM, London)
MMus (RCM, London, Distinction)
BA in Music (CUHK, first-class honours)
R C Lee Scholar (2017 - 2020)
Jockey Club Scholar (2012 - 2016)
Hong Kong-born flautist and conductor Chun Yin Marco Leung is a scholar of the prestigious R C Lee Centenary Scholarship. He recently graduated from the Royal College of Music, London with Artist Diploma in Performance (2020) and Master of Music in Performance (2019) with Distinction under the tutelage of Sue Thomas, Katie Bedford, Emer McDonough, Kathleen Stevenson, Stewart McIlwham and Rachel Brown in flute, piccolo and baroque flute. He first started studying flute with Chuang Suet Wah Ivy and was awarded his Bachelor of Arts in Music (2017) with first-class honour at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since then, he has received guidance with artists notably including Matthieu Dufour, Emily Beynon, Adam Walker, Juliette Hurel and many others.
As a keen orchestral player and soloist, Marco has held principal positions in orchestras across London and Hong Kong. He has recently been guest player with Opera Hong Kong Orchestra and Hong Kong New Music Ensemble. He made his concerto debut with the Hong Kong Children’s Symphony Orchestra at the age of 17 and with Chung Chi Orchestra (The Chinese university of Hong Kong) during his studies. He has worked under the baton of Sir Antonio Pappano, Jac van Steen, John Rutter among others.
Marco has made appearance in international stages. He has been awarded multiple prizes in competitions, awards and scholarships. Marco has performed in various venues in United Kingdom, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Japan and Hong Kong, including Gläserner Saal at Musikverein, Kleine Zaal at Concertgebouw and Victoria and Albert Museum.
Besides, Marco also works as an orchestral conductor. He has received guidance in conducting from Choi Ho Man and has attended RNCM Conducting Masterclass and WMC International Conducting Masterclass. In recent years, Marco has conducted Hong Kong Youth Windophilics, CUHK Student Orchestra, La Salle College Old Boys Wind Orchestra and covered rehearsal for Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong.
Currently based in Hong Kong, Marco is passionate about being an educator in sharing the joy of music playing to the next generation. He has taught in various local prestigious primary and secondary schools. He is also planning projects for different public performances with the Arc and Giocoso Trio.
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