Gigi Li

Gigi Li

 

Li Wing Chi, Gigi was born in Hong Kong. She has been learning piano since she was 9 years old. After taking the Grade 8 piano exam, she has started to learn harp & teach piano since 2014. In these recent years, she has equipped a lot in music, including learning her secondary instrument, harp and kept learning piano to strengthen her techniques & knowledge on music. She has taught over 40 children & adults on piano and harp, which all of them received a beautiful result on their instrument examination. She is now studying harp with Edith Pun, an active Hong Kong harp performer & the director of Hong Kong Harp Centre.

She enjoys and passionate about music very much. She is now preparing for Grade 8 in harp exam in 2021. Meanwhile, she will take ATCL of Trinity College London, Dip ABRSM in Performance & Dip ABRSM in Teaching of The Associated Board of the Royal School of Music on piano in coming year too. She has participated in The 5th International Harp Competition in October 2020 and experienced a lot. She will continually equip her harp & piano skills and reach a higher position.


Our Instructors.

Edith Pun

Edith Pun

Director

The director of the Hong Kong Harp Centre, graduated from the Arizona States University Master in Music, in Harp Performance in 2011. She was invited to be the instructor in Macau Youth Symphony Orchestra in 2011 and Kingston University (Hong Kong brand) in 2018. Pun is first one in town who introduce Suzuki Harp in Hong Kong and start children in harp playing in their very young age. She was also invited to perform in China, Italy, France, The Netherlands, Korea and locally with orchestra, or as a soloist.

Katrina Wong

Katrina Wong

Instructor

Graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Bachelor in Music, major in harp), is an active harpist in Hong Kong who performed with various orchestra and Opera, like . As a frequent prize winner, she received prizes at serval competitions included, like Young Musician of The Year (Finalist with Distinction Award) in 2015, International Harp Festival Harp Competition in Beijing Central Conservatory of Music (6th place with honourable mentioned).

Melody Tam

Melody Tam

Instructor

Accomplished her Bachelor degree in Music (Piano) from the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts and obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Music Education in 2003. Later on, she starts her harp journey with different well-known harpists. After study with Ayako Shinosaki, Melody successfully becomes the laureate of the "Concours Francais De La Harpe 10 eme Edition" & won the 1st Prize in the "16th Osaka International Music Competition (Harp )". Melody has performed in Japan, Italy, France, The Netherlands, and Korea and was invited in perform Radio 4 and RTHK TV program. She has been coaching at the Harpy-Summer Academy since 2016.

Natalie Man

Natalie Man

Instructor

Received her Master Degree in Harp Performance & Artist Diploma in Harp Performance in 2016 and 2018 respectively. As an active orchestral player she is the guest principal harpist of Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra, Tuscarawas Philharmonic Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra etc. During her studies in the States, she is the first prize winner of Darius Milhaud Performance Prize in 2017, Alice Chalifoux Prize in 2016 & 2018 etc. She returned to Hong Kong in JULY 2019 and wanted to share her knowledge with the young generation.

Cassy Ho

Cassy Ho

Instructor

Cassy Ho is a holder of Grade 8 Harp of The Associated Board of the Royal School of Music. She started to learn harp at the age of thirteen. She studied harp with Juliana Beckel, an American Harpist and Edith Pun, an active Hong Kong harp performer. Cassy took part in master classes and private lessons with Karen Vaughan, Irina Zingg, Catherine Michel, Maria Luisa Rayan and Sylvain Blassel.