4th Sep 2017
Hong Kong City Hall Theatre
Wong Pui Ying was born in 2004 in Hong Kong and is now studying Form 1 in St Catherine's School for Girls. She began learning the violin at the age of four and is now under the tutelage of Ms. Lo Kwok Yan in Yip's Children's Choral and Performing Arts Centre.
In 2011, Wong attended the First International Contest for Musically Talented Chinese in Beijing and was the winner in the Western Musical Instrument category. Not only was Wong nominated to be the spokesperson for the 2013 Beijing International Youth Music Festival, but she also joined the World Chinese Musician Association as the youngest member in the same year. She continued to succeed and was the winner in the Fifth China Conservatory of Music Society National Competition, Grade 10. In 2014, she obtained Licentiate Diploma for violin performance, issued by Trinity College London. A year later, Wong was honoured to be the overall champion of the Second Hong Kong International Music Festival Competition. Wong also received first prize in the 68th Hong Kong Schools Music Festival, violin concerto age 19 or under category.Wong even received secondprize in the 69th Hong Kong Schools Music Festival, Hong Kong Strings Scholarship category.In May 2017,Wong have won the first prize of category A of the VII international yampolsky violin competition.
Wong has had opportunities to work with different orchestras, including New Hong Kong Symphony Orchestra, Guangxi Orchestra, Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra and the Hong Kong Children's Symphony Orchestra. Following her performance in the Hong Kong International Music Festival, Wong has been invited by Dr. German Gutierrez to perform with Texas Christian University and the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra in the US.
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