Au Chun Kit
Au Chun Kit graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong earlier with a degree of Bachelor of Arts (Music), majoring in trumpet and pedagogy, and later attended to the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and obtained the Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance under the tutelage of Mr. Christopher Moyse (the Co-principal Trumpet of Hong Kong Philharmonics).
Au has been an active performer in various occasions. During his tertiary studies, he has been invited to perform in different orchestras and occasions, including the Ponte Orchestra, the Finale Concert of Hong Kong Vienna Music Festival in 2016, and the Hong Kong Arts Festival: National Theatre Brnoin in 2017. He has also performed as a soloist in La Virgen de la Macarena with Hong Kong Wind Ensemble in the Indonesia Orchestra and Ensemble Festival in 2018. Moreover, he has performed in the masterclasses given by Gábor Tarkövi, Eric Aubier and Pasi Pirinen.
Apart from studying trumpet performance, Au is also passionate in conducting, He has studied conducting with Ms. Winky Chau, and in 2016 he has also studied conducting with Dr. Thomas Verrier in his conducting masterclass. Currently he is the conductor of school band and orchestra of Valtorta College, junior band of St. Francis Xavier’s College and Hong Kong Harmonious Wind Ensemble.
Au is enthusiastic in music education. Other than giving private lessons, he is also the trumpet tutor in various local schools and organisations, including St. Francis Xavier’s College, Ma Tau Chung Government Primary School, Valtorta College, and the Men in Jazz program organised by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hong Kong.