Kitty CHEUNG, Associate Concertmaster of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, co-founder of Romer String Quartet and Contrast Trio (violin-saxophone-piano). Performed in London Symphony Orchestra and Rochester Philharmonic with conductors including Gergiev, Boulez and Sir Colin Davis, she has led ensembles which had made recordings for Loft Records, New World Records and Bridge Records (nominated for a Latin Grammy). Her solo appearances with orchestra include Hong Kong Sinfonietta and Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra. She has recorded broadcast performances for BBC Radio 3 and RTHK.
A doctoral degree holder, she has won prizes in solo, teaching, chamber music, and best doctoral lecture recital from the Eastman School of Music and received two Master degrees with distinction from Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Her teachers include Lin Yao-Ji, Charles Castleman, David Takeno and Zvi Zeitlin.
Cherry TSANG maintains a performing career as soloist, collaborator, and teacher. She has performed recitals and chamber music throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States, where she made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2009. As a member of the Eastman BroadBand Ensemble, Cherry toured Mexico and performed at the Cervantino International Arts Festival and participated in its most recent recording. A dedicated chamber musician, Cherry recently performed at the Sanibel Music Festival, and at venues such as Kneisel Hall, Symphony Space, and the Miller Theatre at Columbia University. Cherry performs frequently with trumpeter James Thompson at festivals such as the International Trumpet Guild and the National Trumpet Competition. Additionally, Cherry has collaborated with faculty at the Great Wall International Music Academy in Beijing, and participated in the Mozarteum Festival in Salzburg.
Cherry received her Doctorate in Piano Performance from the Eastman School of Music, where she also received her Master’s Degree. Her principal teachers include Gabriel Kwok and Barry Snyder, for whom she was teaching assistant from 2008 to 2011.
Violin Sonata in A minor, D. 385
Violin Sonata No. 2 in G