Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts Invitation to Music Su

Eleanor WONG, Artist-in-Residence & Senior Lecturer/HKAPA 黃懿倫 , 演藝學院任駐院藝術家及鍵盤系高級講師

Professor Eleanor Wong began her musical studies in Hong Kong with Betty Drown and later as an Associated Board Scholar at the Royal Academy of Music, London with Frederic Jackson and Max Pirani. Besides winning numerous prizes and awards, Eleanor won top honours: the Walter Macfarren Gold Medal and Majorie Whyte Memorial Award for the most outstanding students. After winning the coveted Boise Scholarship, she studied in Paris with Vlado Perlemuter and later in New York with Artur Balsam.

Winner of silver medal at the Viotti International Competition Italy, Professor Wong gave recitals extensively in the United Kingdom and the United States, as a Piano Duo with her sister they have performed together in Hong Kong, in cities of China and in the States.

Professor Wong is recognized as one of the foremost piano pedagogues with many of her pupils winning top prizes in international piano competitions. Being one of the most sought-after teachers, she frequently hosted lectures and workshops on Piano Pedagogy and has given master-classes in China, Korea, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Uruguay, South Africa, England and USA. She is also a frequent member of jury in various international piano competitions and festivals.

Professor Wong is an Artist-in-Residence and Senior Lecturer at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. She is also a Visiting Professor at the Shenzhen School of Arts and Wuhan Music Conservatory, and an Honorary Professor of the Tianjin Music Conservatory. She is a Steinway Artist, Co-Director of the Hong Kong Summer Music, and the Chairperson of the Piano Teachers’ Association in Hong Kong and Artistic Advisor of The Dalcroze Society of Hong Kong. In 2008, Professor Wong was elected one of 2007 Outstanding Leaders by Singtao Daily in Hong Kong for her contributions to the musical world. In 2013 she was awarded the Hong Kong Women of Excellence in the Six Arts for her work in field of Music by the Hong Kong Federation of Women. In 2014, Professor Wong received the Medal of Honour from the Hong Kong SAR Government, recognizing her dedication and contribution to piano education and grooming of local young pianists.

黃懿倫早年在港隨周書紳教授及杜朗夫人習琴,其後獲英國皇家音樂學院聯合委員會獎學金前往英國倫敦深造。于此期間,黃女士獲獎無數。她榮獲學院鋼琴學生最高的榮譽 ─ 麥法倫金牌。此外,她亦被選為倫敦四大音樂學院中最傑出的優異生,獲頒偉烈特紀念獎、有斯獎學金及班捷文.達爾獎。黃女士曾在義大利維奧國際鋼琴大賽獲得銀牌獎。其後,她前往巴黎隨柯爾托和拉威爾的學生貝利慕特進修,之後再進入紐約曼克頓音樂學院隨波蘭鋼琴家波森深造,並考獲研究文憑。