Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts Invitation to Music Su

Letty Poon , Cello Faculty/HKAPA 潘穎芝 , 演藝學院大提琴導師

A native of Hong Kong, Letty Poon received her education from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Stony Brook University (New York, USA) and the University of Hong Kong. She has been awarded Masters of Music in cello performance as well as a Ph.D. in musicology. Throughout her years of study, Poon was awarded numerous scholarships and prizes including Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Scholarship, Lodge St. David Scholarship, Bloomberg Scholarship and Guinness Flight Music Prize to name a few. 

As a sought-after cellist for various solo, chamber, and orchestral performances with groups such as Cellistra, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta; performance engagements have taken her to Mainland China, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Italy, France, Spain, and Austria for Pacific Music Festival, Carinthian Festival, Prades Music Festival and Zell an der Pram chamber music festival as such, in addition to her regular concert appearances in Hong Kong. 

Poon has been serving as the Artistic Director of the Hong Kong International Cello Association since its establishment to promote cello music and cello playing in Hong Kong. To nurture the next generation of cellists and musicians, she teaches at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Baptist University, and, the University of Hong Kong. 


潘穎芝 

潘氏出生於香港,分別於香港演藝學院、美國石溪大學及香港大學接受教育,擁有大提琴演奏碩士學位和音樂學哲學博士學位。

潘氏活躍於獨奏、室樂及樂隊演出,經常與不同團體合作,例如香港管弦樂團、香港小交響樂團、非凡美樂、駐港大提琴重奏組合Cellistra等,足跡遍及中國、台灣、泰國、日本、意大利、法國、西班牙、奧地利等地;並參與及出席太平洋音樂節、Carinthian Festival、Prades Music Festival及Zell an der Pram chamber music festival,亦經常在港參與演出及定期舉行音樂會。

自香港國際大提琴學會成立後,潘氏一直出任藝術總監,並致力推動大提琴音樂及提升本地大提琴演出水平等。潘氏任教於香港演藝學院、香港浸會大學及香港大學。