LI, GEOFF-ERIK 李喆
Head of Keyboard Department
Li, Geoff-Erik started receiving formal piano training at the age of four. Born and raised in a family of music enthusiasts, Li has spent most of his time actively involved in music.
Li studied music in the Hong Kong Baptist University MFC programme under the tutelage of Mr. Chong Hung and gave his debut piano recital at the Hong Kong Culture Centre in 1997. Afterwards he continued his study of Music (major in piano performance and choral conducting) with scholarship at College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati. Upon his return to Hong Kong, he completed his greater educational attainments of music in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with scholarship under the guidance of Prof. Gabriel Kwok, the Department Head of Keyboard Studies.
Li is a multi-disciplined musician and appeared on RTHK Radio 4 recording piano performance and interview; as soloist playing Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor with Musicogenic Symphony Orchestra; as music director, producer and performer at charity concerts for the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society since 2009. He later found interest in singing under the inspiration of soprano Dr. FF Poon and received vocal training under the instruction of Madam Ella Kiang and Mr. Dong Jian Gong and appeared as vocalist in Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society Fund Raising Concert in 2010 and 2013 and Opera Hong Kong Fund Raising Concert in January 2014.
Besides being a performer, Li is a passionate music educator. He has been invited to offer masterclasses, seminars and interactive workshops in Hong Kong, Sydney, Taipei, Singapore, Qingdao, Dalian, Harbin and Toronto during the last decade.
In 2010, Li founded the GEOFFERIK MUSIC CONSERVATOIRE and devoted himself to music education for talented students and music enthusiasts of all ages.
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