Born in Hong Kong, Po-Yi TANG graduated from the Royal College of Music (RCM), London with Master in Performance and studied with Mr. Andrew Ball. Before she furthered her studies in the UK, she had already obtained a degree in Music from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). She had been under the guidance of Ms. Mei-Ling Wong during her undergraduate years and also studied with Ms. Chu On-lei and Mr. Lee Kam-yuen.
Awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Schools of Music (FRSM) in piano performance, Po-Yi received a number of scholarships; including the Jardine Matheson Fund sponsored by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM), the Dean’s List honor of the Faculty of Arts from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
As the eighth recipient of Asian Cultural Council’s AIA Foundation Music Scholarship, Po-Yi gained a full scholarship to attend the Aspen Music Festival School in Colorado where she gave a public performance. During the ten weeks program, she studied with Dr. Jean-David Coen (Willamette University), Ms. Antoinette Perry (University of Southern California Thornton School of Music) and Ms. Virginia Weckstrom (Cleveland Institute of Music, Glenn Gould School).
Po-Yi is keen about ensemble music and piano accompaniment. She has been active in performing chamber music and duo accompaniments throughout Europe, America and Asia. She has performed in the master classes by Mr. Gustavo Romero (University of North Texas), Ms. Ksenia Nosikova (University of Iowa) and The Lee Trio. She also acts as the rehearsal pianist of Chung Chi Choir; the flutist and keyboard player of Chung Chi College Orchestra of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
In May 2014, Po-Yi joined the production of a French one-woman poetic stage play named “Je danse toujours” (“I keep dancing”), produced by the Hong Kong Theatre Association Ltd. (HKTA, HK), as the stage pianist.
Po-Yi is an experienced piano teacher and piano accompanist; she is currently the Director of Administration of the Hong Kong International Pianists’ Association (HKIPA).
Vincent IP started playing the piano at the early age of four. He has been active in giving public performances and keen on promoting classical music to the general public. In December 2013, he partnered with Ms Po-yi Tang in giving their premier performance at Recital Hall of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in Dec 2013, to raise fund for LAP Lifelong Animal Protection Charity .The recital was highly regarded by the audience and it was even singled out by South China Morning Post as the “Pick of the Day”.
Vincent is a law graduate and now a marketing professional at an international law firm.
Pas de deux
El Dia Que Me Quieras
From “Histoire du Tango”
Night Club 1960
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