Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts Invitation to Music Su

Eddie ZONG, double bass lecturer/HKAPA 宗小謙, 演藝學院低音大提琴導師

  

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Principal Bass since 1995, Eddie Zong is a distinguished musician with an international reputation. He has performed as double bass soloist with the National Repertory Orchestra, Israel Sinfonietta, Xi'an Symphony and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, among others, and has participated in several major festivals including Aspen, Keystone, Missouri, Spoleto, Village Bach and Fukuoka Asian Music Festival. Eddie Zong began his music studies at an early age and later attended the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, where he received the Exceptional Oustanding Students Fellowship for three years. He also received a full scholarship from Indiana University and earned his Master of Music degree, in 1998 studied with Lawrence Hurst, Bruce Bransby, Stuart Sankey and Murry Grodner.

Jonathan Leathwood, guitar


宗小謙是香港管弦樂團的低音大提琴首席,技藝出眾,在國際樂壇甚有名氣,曾為國家曲目樂團、以色列小交響樂團、西安交響樂團、香港管弦樂團等擔任低音大提琴獨奏,並曾在亞斯本、基石、密蘇里、史布力圖、鄉村巴赫和福岡亞洲音樂節演出。宗氏生於中國一個音樂家庭,自小學習音樂,稍長入讀北京中央音樂學院,並連續三年獲頒發傑出學生院士名銜。數年後取得美國印第安納大學全費獎學金,到該校隨賀斯特、班士比、辛基爾和郭德納深造,1998年考取音樂碩士學位。