Conductors

 

 

Harty Tam 2016TAM Wing-Kai Harty started conducting Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra since November 2014.  She is currently the Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Appassionato Orchestra.  Tam has been selected as one of the participants of the International Conducting Institute in Czech Republic where she conducted the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra annually since 2011.  She also conducted the Bern Symphony Orchestra in Switzerland in 2014.

Tam graduated in Orchestral Conducting from the Hochschule der Künste Bern where she studied with Professor Dominque Roggen, Kirk Trevor, Donald Schleicher and Tomas Netopil, focusing on Russian and German repertoires such as Stravinsky, Brahms and Tchaikovsky.

Tam also involves in music education where she trains a few secondary school orchestras in Hong Kong, prepares them for inter-school music festivals, and gives lessons for music students.

Apart from orchestral conducting, Tam is an active double bassist.  She holds a degree in double bass performance from the San Francesco Conservatory.  Tam is also a resident artist with the British Isles Music Festival in United Kingdom since 2012.

 

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Zun-Hin WOO received his Bachelor’s degree in Music in Violin Performance studying under Professor Michael Ma at the University of Oklahoma.  He later went on to pursue a Master’s degree in Orchestral Conducting at the University of Missouri-Columbia under the guidance of Edward Dolbashian.  During this time, he co-founded the MU Chamber Soloists, served as the assistant conductor of the Columbia Civic Orchestra for three years and conducted operas and musicals throughout the region. He also participated in the Pierre Monteux School for Conductors for two summers. 

Woo conducts at various schools in the territory and also teaches conducting.  In July 2003, he recorded the soundtrack for the movie Heroic Duo with the Shenzhen Symphony. He has been music director of the Hong Kong Medical Association Orchestra since 2002 and his performances with them have been broadcast live on TV and RTHK.

Woo has been appointed as Principal Conductor of Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra since 2008.

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