Harp Teachers

Music Directors

Dan Yu

  • Gold Medal Winner of the 2001 USA International Harp Competition
  • World Harp Congress Board of Director (representing China)
  • Harp Teacher at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Bachelor of Music)


Ann Huang

  • Harp Principal, Hong Kong Sinfonietta
  • Harp Teacher at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Bachelor of Music)

Associate Music Director

Lauyee Yeung

  • Associate of Royal Academy of Music (ARAM)
  • MA (Harp Major) Royal Academy of Music,London, UK
  • MA (Harp Major) University of London, UK
  • BMus (Harp Major) Royal Academy of Music London, UK
  • Awarded scholarships for outstanding academic results and harp performance, Attached Middle School of Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing
  • Awarded scholarship to study and perform in Switzerland and Amsterdam.
  • Performed with harp ensemble at Duchess of Gloucester's Birthday celebration for the HRH Prince Charles' 60th Birthday at Royal Opera House in London
  • 1st prize, solo Bach competition (2009)
  • MBF(Musicians Benevolent Fund) Scholarship for her postgraduate studies (Master of Arts)at Royal Academy of Music.
  • Graduated with distinction,Royal Academy of Music Master of Arts, London
  • 2013 Awarded a certificate for excellent preparation of students for The Szeged International Harp Competition in Hungary

Zhiyang SUN

  • Principal Harpist of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra
  • Instructor at Shanghai Conservatory of Music
  • Teacher at The Music Middle School Affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory of Music
  • Diploma from Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg in Germany, under instruction of Professor Xavier de Maistre, the renowned former Principal Harpist of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Wiener Philharmoniker).

Senior Teachers

Elam Lai

  • Master of Music Performance at Indiana Univeristy, with Graduates Tuition Awards
  • Bachelor of Education at the Education University of Hong Kong
  • Harp LTCL
  • Advisor for the Classical Music Program of HKFYG
  • First Prize in the Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition 2018
  • First Prize in International Music Competition Salzburg Grand Prize Virtuoso 2018
  • Second Prize in Concerto Competition of Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Harp Department


Helen Tsoi

  • Bachelor of Music Education
  • LTCL in Harp, Trinity College, London


Jadie Cheuk

  • First Prize Winner of French International Harp Competition 2014 (Superieur Division)
  • Gold Medal Winner of Hong Kong Harp Competition 2010 (Open Division)
  • Master of Arts (Music), Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • ATCL in Harp Recital with distinction
  • ABRSM Grade 8 Harp Performance with distinction
  • Solo performance for Queen of Belgium in 2013


Katrina Wong

  • Bachelor Degree of Music in Harp Performance - HKAPA
  • ABRSM Grade 8 in harp, merit
  • Young Musician of The Year 2008 (Certificate of Merit Award )
  • Young Musician of The Year 2010 (Finalist ,Certificate of Distinction Award)
  • Inter-School International Performance Challenge with Champion (Advance Level)
  • Central Conservatory Of Music International Harp Festival Harp Competition 2014 (6th place, 優秀獎)


Kilby Li

  • Master of Music at San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Freelance musician of Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra and Guiyang Symphony Orchestra
  • Performed with Norwegian National Youth Orchestra, Asian Youth Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra
  • Performed in Hong Kong Harp Festival, Asian Harp Festival, Singapore Harp Festival
  • Harp ATCL
  • Piano DipABRSM
  • Bachelor of Arts at Music at CUHK


Sunshine Lo

  • Open Academy Fellowship (Community music), Royal Academy of Music, London
  • Masters of Music (Distinction), Harp Major, DipRAM, Royal Academy of Music, London
  • Bachelor of Music, First Class Honours, Harp Major, Royal Academy of Music, London
  • Performed at the Wigmore Hall (London), Royal Albert Hall and London Coliseum.
  • Creative music workshop leader for children and young people, children in hospitals, disabled people and residents of care homes.
  • 'How Sweet the Sound' Harp album, 2018


Yany Tse

  • Harp Tutor of Junior Program, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
  • Freelance harpist of Hong Kong Philharmonic and Hong Kong Sinfonietta
  • Bachelor of Music (Major in Harp), Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
  • Silver Medal Winner of the 2016 Camac Prize Taiwan Competition in Young Professional
  • Third Prize Winner of French International Harp Competition 2017 (Excellence Division)
  • Honorable mentions in 2013 Lyon & Healy Awards – Los Angeles and 2014 Lyon & Healy Awards – China

Other Teachers

Arielle Wong

  • Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance - Azusa Pacific University (with scholarships)
  • Majoring in Harp Performance - Mercer University (with scholarships)
  • Diploma of Associated Board of the Royal School of Music in Harp (DipABRSM in Harp)


Eva Ng

  • BA (Hons) in Music HKBU
  • PGDE (Primary) major in Music HKIEdu
  • ATCL in Harp (Trinity Guildhall)
  • Advanced Certificate in Piano (ABRSM)
  • Master of Arts in Music HKBU
  • Bronze medal winner of Hong Kong 1st Harp Competition Open I


Ming Lau

  • ATCL. Trinity College, London (Diploma in Music Performance - Harp Recital)
  • ABRSM Grade 8 in Harp
  • ABRSM Grade 8 in Piano


Suzan Chan

  • ATCL. Trinity College, London
  • ABRSM Grade 8 in Harp, Singing and Piano
  • Shanghai Conservatory of Music Grade 8 in LiuQin
  • Australian National Council of Orff Schulwerk Courses in Creative Music and Movement Education Level 4
  • HK Dalcroze Associaciation Dalcroze Workshop Training 41 hours
  • Early Childhood Music Education Course - Improve Your Sight Reading & Aural Skills Application of Kodaly & Dalcroze Concepts
  • HK Academy for Performing Arts (EXCEL) Music Playgroup Teacher Workshop
  • HK Academy for Performing Arts (EXCEL) Music Therapeutic Activities
  • Harpist of several local orchestras


Jasmine Shek

  • Talent Development Scholarship (HKSAR Government) (2019)
  • Full scholarship from the Academie musicale de Villecroze
  • ATCL Recital (Harp) Distinction at aged 12
  • Bronze, 4th Hong Kong International Harp Competition (Professional Pedal, 2018)
  • Silver, 24th Nippon International Harp Competition (Advanced Division) (Japan, 2014)
  • Silver in the 1st International Harp Competition of Central Conservatory (Beijing, 2014)
  • Second prize in the 1st Ksenia Erderly International Competition (Russia 2012)
  • Held fundraising harp concerts in 2016 and 2017 - Sharing Love Sharing Dreams, fundraising for Médecins Sans Frontières
  • Performed at The World Harp Congress (Hong Kong and Sydney), Asia Harp Festival (South Korea) , and HarpFest (Singapore)