劉氏於八歲開始習琴，跟隨中國著名小提琴家李傳韻乾爹陳永明老師學習。在完成中學後，劉氏獲機會赴澳洲深造音樂，成功考獲澳洲悉尼音樂學院(悉尼大學)修讀音樂學士，主修小提琴演奏。在學期間，師從弦樂系主任Professor Goetz Richter 學習提琴心理法(Violin Pedagogy) 和傳統法比式的小提琴演奏風格。此外，劉氏亦以優良成績完成公開的畢業小提琴獨奏會。 在澳洲深造期間，透過大師班曾向多位資深教授和小提琴演奏家學習，包括 Gregory Maytan, Marina Robinson, Fintan Murphy, Alexandre da Costa. 在樂團演出方面，劉氏在2011年擔任香港童軍管弦樂團第一小提琴首席赴北京交流演出，並先後在科大管弦樂團、香港國際音樂學校室樂團、香港青少年管弦樂團參與表演。在大學期間，劉氏更於澳洲不同省份活躍演出，在悉尼音樂學院管弦樂團擔任第一小提琴手，有幸在悉尼歌劇院(Sydney Opera House) 合奏貝多芬第七交響曲。在學校樂團，劉氏亦跟不同的指揮家參與表演，當中包括 Richard Bonynge, Maestro Schwarz, Eduardo Diazmunoz, Neil McEwan.
Violin Teacher Mr. Lau
Mr. Terry Lau was born in Hong Kong, started his first violin lesson at the age of eight. Lau studied the violin with Mr. YongMing Chen, who is the godfather of famous Chinese violinist ChuanYun Li. He took up violin and viola towards the end of his secondary school years. After then, he entered the Sydney Conservatorium of Music for his Bachelor of Music Studies (Violin Performance). He was learning the French school of traditional violin technique and the violin pedagogy under the Chair of String Unit, Professor Goetz Richter. Lau has also been nominated for masterclasses with professionals such as Gregory Maytan, Marina Robinson, Finatan Murphy and Alexandre da Costa. He was being honored with playing the pieces of Vieuxtemps and getting the distinction result in his public recital in final year..
Mr Lau is a fully experience orchestral member in Hong Kong and Australia. In 2011, he joined the Hong Kong Scout Orchestra and represented as a concertmaster to perform in Beijing. He was also actively participated in different orchestras and chamber music, including International Institute of Music Orchestra, HK University of Science and Technology Orchestra, Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of Hong Kong etc. As a chamber musician, Lau was one of the ensemble members who played for Swedish King for greeting in 2013, which was invited by Scout Association of Hong Kong. During the year in conservatory, Lau was playing different sections including first and second Violin in Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra. The most remarkable experience he was playing the Beethoven Symphony No.7 in Sydney Opera House, with the well-known conductor Eduardo Diazmunoz. He was also worked with different conductors in orchestral performance as well, such as Maestro Schwarz, Neil McEwan and the famous Australian conductor Richard Bonynge.
After Lau obtained his bachelor degree in Sydney, he was returned to Hong Kong for a full time teacher in educating different age group of students. Nowadays, he is enjoyed as the role of music teacher in different primary school and high school. Lau usually not only teaching the violin technique in his lesson, he mostly included mentioning the musical ideas of each pieces and also the background of composers etc. He sure student should develop their interest and learning attitude in the first step and following obtain a higher technique in future.
Language of lessons: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Venue: Tsuen Wen violin Studio, 私人上門
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