Ringo Chan

Viola

 

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Ringo Chan is the co- founder of the Romer String Quartet and the Trio Cilliupe (Flute, Viola and Harp Trio). He was the winner of the CCM Chamber Music Competition twice in 2009 and 2011, and has toured in the United States and South Korea. Chan worked closely with Awadagin Pratt and his “Wired” String Ensemble, and was frequently featured as a soloist. He has performed in the 38th International Viola Congress in 2010.

 

Chan was appointed to be a member of the Asian Youth Orchestra in 2007. He was also appointed to be the Assistant Principal of the 18th- Century Orchestra of the Dutch Orchestra and Ensemble Academy in summer 2009. Before returning to Hong Kong, Chan was working with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. He is now working with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta as a tutti violist.

 

Graduated from the University of Cincinnati, College- Conservatory of Music, Chan got his Master of Music, and is going on his doctoral study with the University Graduate Scholarship under the guidance of Masao Kawasaki and Dr. Catharine Carroll. Prior to Cincinnati, Chan was a graduate from the Hong Kong Baptist University and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with Jensen Lung and Wai Ming Wong respectively.

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