Melody Tam

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Local born Harpist Melody Tam, is the first Hong Kong harpist who won an International Music Competition. Melody was the laureate at the "Concours Francais De La Harpe 10 eme Edition" (highest category). In the 16th Osaka International Music Competition (Harp), She was awarded both "Gold Medal" & “Matsuo Hiroshi Award”. Afterwards, she was invited to give a recital in Japan and concerto in Hong Kong. Melody also obtained great results in The 5th Australian Harp Festival ( Adelaide ) "Alice Chalifoux Award".  She is the recipient of the "Hong Kong Friends of Harp" Scholarship.

Being highly involved in the international scene, Melody has participated in the VII & XI International Harp Master Academy as well as Gala Concert in Switzerland.  In 2012, she was honored to perform her new arrangement of harp ensemble pieces with well-known Ex-Royal Harpist Catrin Finch. A year later, She joined the influential harpist Judith Liber to play in the “ Concerto d’ arpa” concert in Italy. Moreover, Melody also gave a spectacular performance in the “The Fifth Hong Kong Harp
Festival 2014” and “Dutch Harp Festival 2016 “ in the Netherlands. Her performance was broadcasted by RTHK Radio 4 and RTHK TV program.

Melody is a founding member of the Hong Kong Harp Quartet (HKHQ). With HKHQ, She has done concert tours in The Netherlands, Italy, Korea, and France.

As Principal Harpist of Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra from 2009 until now, she also worked with Opera Hong Kong Orchestra, Macau Symphony Orchestra, Shenzhen
City Philharmonic, The Learners Orchestra, The SAR Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong City Pops Orchestra, Hong Kong Band Directors Wind Orchestra and The
Hong Kong Symphonic Winds, MedArt Orchestra, Orchestra for Vienna x Hong Kong Festival.

As a soloist, Melody was invited to perform at many well-known family weddings and luxury brand events. She has performed in concert with America, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore Popstars, such as Connie Francis, Tamaki Kouji, Elisa Chan Kit Ling , George Lam Tsz Cheung, Hana Kuk Tsz Kiu, Shino Lin, and Kit Chan. She also participated in recording on Musical, Film music and Pop music.

In addition to her solo and orchestral endeavors, Melody is a passionate educator. She got a Postgraduate Diploma in Music Education from Baptist University. Most of
her Students got a Distinction on their ABRSM Exam. She has been coaching at the Harpy-Summer Academy since 2016.