Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, and life to everything. - Plato
Marco is happy to offer the following teaching services:
- Flute One-to-One Lesson (for kids, teenagers and adults)
- Flute Group Class (for primary and secondary schools)
- Chamber Coaching (for any form of woodwind ensemble)
- Wind Orchestra Coaching
- Symphony Orchestra Coaching
- Music Theory Tuition (for ABRSM syllabus & HKDSE examination)
Marco has rich experience as a soloist and orchestral players. From his ArtDip and MMus studies at the Royal College of Music and BA in Music at the CUHK, he has studied flute and piccolo extensively with the following teachers:
Ivy Chuang Suet Wah (regular freelance player of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra)
Sue Thomas (Sub-Principal Flute of London Philharmonic Orchestra)
Katie Bedford (Co-Principal Flute of English National Opera)
Emer McDonough (Principal Flute of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and former Principal Flute of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra)
Stewart McIlwham (Principal Piccolo of London Philharmonic Orchestra)
Kathleen Stevenson (Principal Piccolo of BBC Symphony Orchestra) &
Rachel Brown (Principal Flute of Academy of Ancient Music)
Marco believes the importance of both tone production and fundamental techniques for flautists of all levels. Teaching would cover a wide range of exercises, studies and repertoire. When appropriate, students may take ABRSM examinations accordingly.
Marco has worked with different levels of ensembles and orchestras. He has studied conducting with Choi Ho Man (music director of Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong) and accepted to masterclasses with Douglas Bostock and Mark Heron.
In 2016/17, he has been a conductor and orchestra coach at St. Joseph College and Carmel Pak U Secondary School. He has also conducted the Hong Kong Youth Windophilics, La Salle College Old Boys' Wind Orchestra and CUHK Student Orchestra. With his training background as a flautist, Marco has expertise especially in coaching wind orchestra and wind quintet music.
* For any enquiries for scheduling and pricing, please e-mail Marco at firstname.lastname@example.org. A copy of Marco's CV may be requested by e-mail.