Hailed by the press for his “remarkable technical skills,” “hall-filling tone” and “expressive poetry with great intensity,” APA Junior Program alumnus cellist Alvin Wong has performed across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australasia, in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Seoul Arts Center, and Hong Kong Cultural Centre. He has collaborated with eminent musicians such as Philippe Entremont, Ani Kavafian and Jian Wang, among others.
An advocate in new music, Alvin premiered concertos and cello works by Chinese, Australian and American composers, such as Chen Yi, Barry Conyngham and Aaron Jay Kernis. He is a regular featured artist at The Thailand International Composition Festival and The Akaroa Music Festival (New Zealand).
Alvin has served on faculty of Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and Connecticut College. He gives regular masterclasses in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and across the US. Alvin holds music degrees from Eastman and Indiana, and received the Doctor of Musical Arts from Yale University.
In 2015, Alvin founded and directed the biennial Melbourne Cello Festival, which was described by Stringendo as “a huge success…buzzing with excitement from day one!”
香港演藝學院初級課程優秀畢業生，大提琴家黃胤銘的演出足跡遍及五大洲。樂評讚譽他「有著卓越的技巧 」，「雄厚的音色」，「抒發細緻又濃厚的感情」和「營造魔法般的時刻」。他常於美國、澳洲和歐洲等地擔任協奏曲獨奏，曾在美國卡奈基音樂廳、韓國首爾藝術中心、香港文化中心等場地演奏。黃胤銘熱衷於演奏新派音樂，並與多位世界知名作曲家合作和首演他們的作品。他為Conyngham， Ogburn 和林安琪的大提琴協奏曲世界首演擔任獨奏，並參演了現代音樂節如創意間的親暱（香港）和泰國國際作曲音樂節。黃胤銘現為澳洲墨爾本大學音樂學院大提琴及室內樂助理教授，創立駐該校的Ormond弦樂四重奏。他畢業於伊斯曼和印第安納音樂學院，並於耶魯大學音樂學院兼獲藝術家文憑和音樂藝術博士。他主要師從阿爾多·帕里索(Aldo Parisot)和亞諾什·斯塔克(Janos Starker)。2015年黃氏以藝術總監的身份創辦了首屆墨爾本大提琴節，獲得一致好評。