The Hong Kong Pianist Society was formally established in Hong Kong in 2000. As a non-profit-making art society, the purpose of our association is to cultivate piano music of Hong Kong youth. Promoting classical music, The Hong Kong Pianist Society provides opportunities for young people to enjoy music through various activities, at the same time, she also facilitates elevation of music standard by international cultural exchange for all walks of life.
鄧雅心老師成長自藝術世家，年幼受小提琴教師的父親薰陶，師從多位知名的鋼琴演奏家：Karina Hou、Sierra Tse、Annie Li 和蔡崇力鋼琴家等。鄧老師活躍於香港的音樂教育事業，致力培育有志鋼琴音樂之學生，當中超卓獎項及成績備受外界讚賞。
Tang Nga Sum grew up in an artistic family with the inspiration of her father, a violin teacher. She studied with many well-known pianists: Choi Sown Le, Karina Hou, Sierra Tse and Annie Li. She has participated in performances including: "Young Pianist Concert" by Municipal Council of Macauin Macau Forum, concerts of The Hong Kong Pianist Society, and "Christmas Concert 2016" by the Asia Music Association in theAuditorium of the Tsuen Wan Town Hall.
Tang Nga Sum, as one of the most successful pedagogues, is active in the music education industry in Hong Kong for years. Over 200 students under Ms. Tang guidance and support, own the qualification of FRSM or FTCL, which issued by Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music(ABRSM) and Trinity College London(TCL). Nurturing youngsters with her aspiration in piano music, Ms Tang has a great number of her students who continuously win first prizes, outstanding awards and achievements of numerous local and international music competitions or festivals; such as, Shimoda Music Competition in Japan, International Rosario Marciano Piano Competition in Austria, Chopin International Piano Competition in USA, The American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition in New York,DMZ International Music Festival in Korea. Performance standard of these young piano talents are highly appreciated by public.
Tang Nga Sum is also keen in promotion of classical music. She has organized numerous concerts and seminars, such as “Smart Kids Piano Recital”, “Sharing on MsTang Piano Teaching Strategies”, “When You Wish Upon a Star with Rose Yam”, “The Chinese Stories of Piano Rose, Yam Ka Yuk”, “Rose Yam in Music Wonderland”, “Wilson Yim Fantastic Magic Piano Recital”, “Pierce Lee Sentimental Orchestra Piano Recital”, “Addison Chan Playful Melody Piano Recital”, “Chinese Piano Talent Youth in Japan” and so on.
In 2000, Ms Tang founded “The Hong Kong Pianist Society”. As a chairman, Ms Tang was invited as interview guestof “New Culture Campaign” in RTHK, of editorials in Cosmopolitan, Hong Kong Standard, Smart Parents and other press media. Meanwhile, she wrote a series of 3 autobiographies in order to share her precious experiences. Her writings were exhibited in Hong Kong Book Fair as best-selling books. Recently, Ms. Tang published the book "Music World Horizon", by joining hands with the members of the "Hong Kong Pianist Society" and "Hong Kong International Music Culture Association". Promoting music culture through the touching stories of musicians. The book has not only been published in physical version but also uploaded to the Amazon platform into E-version.
Ms Tang Nga Sum was awarded as The Excellent Music Teacher Achievement Award, and Education Award of Nurturing Young Talents by Hong Kong Piano Music Association, Outstanding Piano Teacher Awardin Italian International Music Competition, The Excellent Music Gardener Award in Boston Junior Piano Competition. In 2014, Ms Tang was recognized and awarded with The BrilliantMusic Teacher at Carnegie Hall in New York.
Dr. Krystian Tkaczewski graduated from University of Hartford with The Honor Regents Award, awarding him as the best graduating doctoral candidate. Dr. Tkaczewski is frequently invited to adjudicate at international competitions and music festivals, such as: Osaka International Music Competition, International Russian Music Piano Competition, Chopin International Piano Competition and Hong Kong Youth Piano Open Competition. He has concertized in over 30 countries. He was featured as a soloist with Polish Radio Orchestra during 50th Anniversary of Society of Polish Artist Musicians gala in Royal Castle in Warsaw, also with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Polish Radio Orchestra, Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra and the Leopoldinum Orchestra.
Dr. Tkaczewski is highly regarded as a guest artist in Universities and as lecturer of masterclass. His unique presentation on Chopin Mazurkas attracted numerous music institutions around the world.
Dr. Tkaczewski was awarded proclamations for his contribution to the cultural heritage from Governor of Connecticut, Secretary of State of Connecticut, Mayor of Hartford. He received the prestigious Congressional Recognition in honor of “inspiring pianists throughout the world with the music of Chopin.” Dr. Tkaczewski also received the prestigious “Extraordinary Ability in Arts” in America. In 2015, he also received the prestigious title - The Ambassador of Tarnow, from Minister of Culture of Poland for promoting Polish music and culture.
Stéphanie Franke is one of Vienna and Swedens brightest stars on the international scene. With all honors of Master degree and Postgraduate diploma from Conservatorio Superior de Música del Liceu, Stéphanie Franke has been invited to many famous festivals and concerts around the world beyond Vienna and Sweden. She also studied at Academia Marshall, Kungliga Musikhögskolan and at Prayner Konservatorium in Vienna.
She has been rewarded numerous prestigious scholarships, and won prizes at many international competitions around the globe, both as a soloist and chamber musician. She has performed as a soloist with different orchestras, and has done world premieres of compositions dedicated to her by contemporary composers. The latest in 2015, with a composition from V.Estapé.
Stéphanie Franke has given concerts through-out Sweden, as well as in Spain, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Poland and USA. She has toured extensively and performed in amazing halls like: Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Ehrbar-Saal, Konserthuset Stockholm, Berwaldhallen, Teatro de la Opera del Liceu, Palau de La Música, WMP Concert hall, etc. She is often described as unique for her great musicianship and fantastic ability to touch the listeners at their deepest emotions.
Laurent Ferlet是一位完全成熟的音樂家，他通過大師的影響和掌握來塑造他的藝術個性：Pierre Sancan，Gaby Casadesus，Jean Fassina ......他獲得了Ecole normale superieure de的最佳榮譽。巴黎音樂，鋼琴，分析，和諧。他在伯克利音樂學院（波士頓著名的音樂學院）獲得了兩年的全額獎學金。他的好奇心讓他從爵士樂和世界音樂中探索不同的劇目。多年來，這位巴黎人的誕生創作了很多獎項，電視電影，歐洲紀錄片，以及著名作品：迪斯尼，溫斯坦，高蒙等。他在最佳的類別中獲得了獎項。音樂獎獲獎作品：«故事開始»2014年電影的戈爾伯格獎Cesar：«在去學校的路上»2015年Larochelle音樂節最佳原創音樂：Bears（Grizzly）迪士尼。他的合作與偉大的導演重複，使他與商業行業深深的共謀。儘管他的作品很有效，但他始終以他的初戀 - 鋼琴而著迷並充滿激情。他和他的童年朋友Franck Ciup分享了他對四手鋼琴的熱情，他們在法國和歐洲都有這個二人組。
Pianist, Composer, arranger, Laurent Ferlet is a full accomplished musician who has build his artistic personality from the influance and the teatching of great masters : Pierre Sancan, Gaby Casadesus, Jean Fassina...He obtained the best distinctions in Ecole normale superieure de musique de Paris , Piano, Analyses, Harmony. He spent two years with a full scolarship in the Berklee School of music, the prestigious Musical institution of Boston. His curiosity brought him to explore different repertories from Jazz as well as world music. Over the years this parisian birth has composed lot of wiinning award features,TV film, documentary in Europe as in the states for famous productions : Disney, Weinstein ,Gaumont, etc. He has been rewarded at the wild screen festival in the categorie of best music award for : « The Story Begin » with woopy Goldberg Award Cesar in 2014 for the movie : « on the way to school » Best original music in Larochelle Festival 2015 for the movie : Bears (Grizzly) Disney. His collaborations repeted with great directors, brought him a deep complicity with the buisness industry. In spite of his composition works , he is always involved and passionated by his first love, the piano . He shares his passion with Franck Ciup, his childhood friend for the four hands piano and they both regulary perfom among France and Europe with this duo.
英國倫敦聖三一音樂學院 LTCL 鋼琴教學文憑，
世界音樂名人錄 (第17 版, 98) ，
世界名人錄名人堂 (World Who's Who, Hall of Fame , IBC, 英國劍橋, 98) ，
(500 Leaders of Influence, Hall of Fame, ABI, 美國華盛頓, 99) ，
環球傑出獎 (International Order of Merit , 99)，
周永勤是一位高民望的民選區議員，也是立法會議員助理。自90年代開始，周永勤致力於政治公義 ，為民拯命。為應對所需，他幾乎每天「朝九晚十」熱忱進修，不斷提升自己。他合共擁有一個院 士學位、四個碩士學位及三個學士學位，包括：工商管理院士、全球政治經濟碩士、亞洲及國際研 究碩士、公營機構管理碩士、社會學碩士、法律(榮譽)學士、工商管理(榮譽)學士、法律(榮譽)學士 、公共行政學士。
永勤於天水圍服務至今已經十年了，對天水圍產生了很強的歸屬感；幫助愈多市民，亦擁有愈來 愈多區內的朋友。他不但努力建設社區，亦致力舉辦文娛活動，增加社區共融，讓市民及青少年展 露才華。現時，周永勤正服務多個社團，亦委身於多個重要職務，包括：香港特別行政區區議會議 員、香港專業人士(北京)協會副理事長、北京海外聯誼會理事、北京青年聯合會榮譽委員、香港北 京交流協進會理事、美國國務院國際訪問者領袖計劃參加者、國際交流計劃學友會(香港及澳門)主 席、香港鋼琴協會總幹事。
Mr. Chow Wing Kan is a high-voted-rate elected District Councilor; he is also an assistant to the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. Since the 1990s, Mr. Chow has devoted himself to political justice and standing with people. In response to daily works, he is eager to enrich himself with studying and working almost every day from nine to ten. He holds a total of four academic degrees, four master degrees and three bachelor degrees, including: Fellowship of Institute of Business Administration, Master of Global Political Economy, Master of Asian & International Studies, Master of Public Sector Management, Master of Sociology, Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons), and Bachelor of Public Administration.
Mr. Chow Wing Kan has been serving Tin Shui Wai for over ten years with strong sense of belonging. He has helped many citizens; and many citizens has become his friends in the district. He not only strives much in building the community, but also strives much in organizing cultural activities to promote community integration. At the same time, talents of youth and citizens are shown to public. At present, Mr. Chow is serving in several important positions, including: District Councilor of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Deputy Director General of Beijing Professionals (Hong Kong) Association, Director of Beijing Overseas Friendship Association, Honorary Member of Beijing Youth Federation, Director of Hong Kong Beijing Association, Delegate of International Visitor Leadership Program; Dept of State, U.S., and Hong Kong Macau International Exchange Program Alumni Association.
"Energy plus enthusiasm! I am willing to work for you!" is the slogan on name card of Chow Wing Kan. Since he was a child, Mr. Chow has always worked hard for this ideal. He is confident in getting closer and closer to his goal.
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