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 and Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship. Over the years, he 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, Taiwan and Hong Kong, including Gläserner Saal at Musikverein, Kleine Zaal at Concertgebouw and Victoria and Albert Museum. He has appeared in local production featured in New Vision Arts Festival and French May Arts Festival.
As a keen orchestral player and soloist, Marco has recently been guest player with Opera Hong Kong Orchestra, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, City Contemporary Dance Company, Bel Canto Singers, Inheritage Philharmonic and Cantabile Orchestra. He has collaborated as concerto soloist with Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong, Chung Chi Orchestra, Chung Chi Wind Orchestra and Hong Kong Children’s Symphony Orchestra. He has worked under the baton of Sir Antonio Pappano, Jac van Steen, John Rutter among others.
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 Sforzando Wind Ensemble, Hong Kong Youth Windophilics, CUHK Student Orchestra, La Salle College Old Boys Wind Orchestra and covered rehearsal for Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong.
Marco graduated from the Royal College of Music, London with Artist Diploma in Performance and Master of Music in Performance 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 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.
Currently based in Hong Kong, Marco is passionate about being an educator in sharing the joy of music playing to the next generation. He is currently serving as assistant conductor of Chung Chi Wind Orchestra of the Chinese University of Hong Kong as well as band conductor at La Salle College and King’s College. He is also serving as chamber coach and flute tutor in various local institutions, including The University of Hong Kong, The Educational University of Hong Kong, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Good Hope School, La Salle Primary School, St Stephen’s College Preparatory School and C.C.C Kei Wan Primary School (Aldrich Bay). Upcoming performance highlights include appearances at the Macau International Music Festival and a recital with Japanese pianist Kumi Matsuo in Hong Kong.
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