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 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 and Cantabile Orchestra. He has collaborated as concerto soloist with Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong, Chung Chi 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 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 serving as band conductor, chamber coach and flute tutor in various prestigious local institutions. In the current academic year, he would be teaching at The Educational University of Hong Kong, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, La Salle College, Good Hope School, King’s College, St Stephen’s College Preparatory School, La Salle Primary School, C.C.C Kei Wan Primary School (Aldrich Bay) etc. Upcoming performance highlights include concerto appearances with Chung Chi College Wind Orchestra.
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