[:en]Teresa Wong: Biography[:zh]黃穎妍: 簡介[:]

[:en][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class=”content_details”]Teresa Wing-Yin Wong

Director and principal of Teresa Wong School of Music
Author of “Piano Freedom”, Technique Transformation Exercise Book”, and “Music on Wings: Piano Beginner Course Book Series”.
Master of Music in Piano Performance (Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music, USA)
Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance, Hong Kong Baptist University (1st Honor)
Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music, Piano Performance
Other specializations: piano pedagogy and choral conducting

 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class=”content_details”]Miss Teresa Wong received her musical training at Hong Kong Baptist University, where she graduated with first class majoring in Piano Performance (B.A. Music), along with many scholastic awards. She was also awarded with the Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music in Piano Performance.  She further studied at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music with scholarships, later awarded with a Master degree of Music in Piano Performance, with special interests in Piano Pedagogy and Choral Conducting. She is honored to have studied with great teachers such as Grace Lau Lively-Stones,  Shigeo Neriki, Edward Auer, Jean-Louis Hagenauer (piano), David Chung (harpsichord), Carmen Telléz (choral conducting), and Carlos Montané (voice). Wong has participated in well-renowned music festivals, and she has performed frequently as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, North America, and the Greater China. She was an accompanist for the Scuola Italia Program for Opera Singers in Italy and for various concert tours in the United States.

In her native city Hong Kong, Miss Wong was a freelance keyboard player for the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, accompanist for Hong Kong Bach Choir, Opera Hong Kong Company, as well as conductor and accompanist at Hong Kong Children’s Choir and Shatin District Board Children’s Choir among many others. She has performed as a soloist and a collaborative musician at various local public venues and concert halls, and has also recorded solo and chamber music programs for RTHK Radio Four. Her recent performance engagement includes several concert appearances in China and France.

Being a versatile pianist, Miss Wong is also passionate about her teaching. She was an adjunct lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University, and a teaching assistant at the Chinese University of Hong Kong when pursuing her research interest in historical musicology. Wong has also served as a jury in prestigious international piano competitions. Now she focuses on building her school Teresa Wong School of Music to teach students and train teachers in order to maintain a higher level of teaching quality and learning standard.

Other than hands-on teaching, Miss Wong is also passionate about helping students to succeed in various platforms apart from piano lessons. Miss Wong is the first person ever to develop iPhone applications to train music aural ability specifically for standardized exams presented by Associated Boards of Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) and other music exam boards alike. Her first successful applications – Aural Training Grade 5 Lite (free version) & Aural Training Grade 5 (full version) – are now available on Apple iTunes Store for download and purchase. Her past projects include her charity organization “Teresa Wong Music Academy’ which organized concerts and workshops to educate and inspire music lovers, students and teachers in the community. Her recent projects include publishing her new books – Piano Freedom, Piano Technique Transformation Exercise Book, and Music on Wings: Piano Beginner Course Book Series (Student Guides and Teacher Instruction Books).

Miss Wong is currently the director and principal of Teresa Wong School of Music, the chief executive officer of Music on Wings Publications, as well as a member of the Music Teachers National Association  (MNTA).

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][:zh][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class=”content_details”]黃穎妍,  鋼琴
M.Mus., B.A.(1st Hon.), LRSM
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class=”content_details”]黃頴妍於香港浸會大學修讀鋼琴演奏並獲取一級榮譽音樂學士.期間獲得皇家音樂學院的高級鋼琴演奏文憑 LRSM (2000).畢業後獲獎學金負笈美國印第安納大學攻讀音樂課程,主修鋼琴演奏,另修鋼琴教學及合唱指揮,隨後獲碩士學位.

黃氏修讀音樂期間,曾獲多位名師教導,包括: 劉活石,Shigeo Neriki, Edward Auer, Jean-Louis Hagenauer (piano), David Chung (harpsichord), Carmen Tellez (choral conducting), and Carlos Montane (voice). 黃氏曾參與不少知名音樂節,在歐洲及大中華地區演出鋼琴獨奏及參與室樂團演出.她曾在意大利的歌劇演唱家音樂節和美國的演奏會表演中擔任鋼琴伴奏.

在本港,黃氏曾任香港管弦樂團特約鋼琴師.香港歌劇院香港兒童合唱團,沙兒童合唱團等鋼琴伴奏及導師.黃氏亦經常以獨奏家協奏家身分在本港各音樂廳及公共場合表演,並曾為香港電台第四台錄製獨奏和室內音樂節目.近期黃氏在中國及法國作多場演出.

作為一名全面的鋼琴家,黃氏也熱心音樂教育,她曾在浸會大學任兼職講師.在香港中文大學研讀歷史音樂時任助教.黃氏亦曾任多個著名音樂比賽中擔任評判.現時專注於建立她的黃氏音樂學校,為有志學習音樂的學生及老師提供高質素的音樂教育.

除了音樂教育外,黃氏亦熱心於幫助學生在不同範疇發展.她是製作出 iPhone App 作音樂聽力訓練練習規範考試的第一人.最近她已成功發展出 iPhone 音樂聽力訓練應用程式.現在已有: (五級聽力訓練應用程式– 精簡版)(皇家音樂學院或同等學院),(五級聽力訓練應用程式–完整版).在Apple iTunes Store 有售及下載.她昔日完成的項目包括慈善機構 “Teresa Wong Music Academy”, 它組織音樂會及工作室,在社區裡吸引及培訓學生和教師等愛好音樂人士.

她最近出版的新書包括:

–  琴韻飛翔 (Piano Freedom)

–  鋼琴技巧改造練習曲 (Piano Technique Transformation Exercise Book)

–  鋼琴初階課程系列 (學生練習冊和教師教學冊)  (Music on Wings: Piano Beginner Course Book Series (Student Practice Guides and Teacher Instruction Guide Books)

黃氏目前除了是黃穎妍音樂學校的校長和課程總監外,亦是Music on Wings 出版社的行政總裁,以及音樂教師協會的成員( MNTA ) 。[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][:]