Keyboard Department

LI, GEOFF-ERIK  李喆

F.T.C.L.  Adv.Dip.,(HKAPA)

Head of Keyboard Department

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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.

 

李喆生於香港,並於熱愛音樂的家庭環境中成長,四歲起習琴,一直積極參與音樂活動。

中學畢業後,李氏考進香港浸會大學,修讀音樂預科,師隨洪昶老師;於一九九七年在文化中心舉行個人首個鋼琴演奏會。同年,李氏榮獲美國辛辛那提大學音樂系頒發獎學金,赴美修讀音樂學士課程,主修鋼琴演奏及合唱指揮。及後回港,李氏榮獲獎學金入讀香港演藝學院,拜師鍵盤樂系主任郭嘉特教授門下,主修鋼琴演奏。

李氏為多元音樂家,曾參與不同音樂活動,包括獲邀接受香港電台第四台之訪問,並於節目內舉行錄音音樂會;與樂賢交響樂團合演葛利格A小調鋼琴協奏曲;由二零零九年起為香港防癌會慈善音樂會演出並擔任音樂總監及監製。其後受女高音潘若芙醫生啟發對聲樂產生興趣,隨江樺女士及龔冬健先生進修美聲聲樂演唱,並分別於二零一零年和二零一三年香港防癌會及二零一四年一月香港歌劇院籌款音樂會上獻唱演出。

除演奏外,李氏亦熱愛音樂教學。於過去十年間,李氏曾獲邀於香港,悉尼,台北,新加坡,青島,大連,哈爾濱和多倫多舉行音樂大師班,講學,以及互動研習班。

李氏於二零一零年創辦李喆音樂學院,為培育具天賦的音樂學生及音樂愛好者作出貢獻。

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HUEN, TUNG-LIM ERIC 禤東廉

L.T.C.L

Senior Lecturer, Keyboard Department

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Eric Huen began his piano training at the age of 6 under the tutelage of Ms. Wong, Sin-Wai. He obtained the Royal Schools of Music Examination Piano Grade 8 in 2003 with distinction. In 2004, Eric started his piano study under Mr. Geoff-Erik Li. He acquired a distinction in the ATCL Diploma Exam in 2006 and a distinction in the LTCL Diploma Exam in 2010.

Eric is a church pianist and a mini choir leader in the church. He has also participated in many public functions and wedding banquet as a pianist and accompanist.

 

禤東亷生於香港,受母親鼓勵,六歲開始習琴,師隨黃羨惠老師,一直積極參與音樂活動。

2003年禤氏考獲皇家音樂樂院八級鋼琴優異成績,其後在2004年至今,拜師香港鋼琴家李喆老師門下,並於2006及2010 年考獲倫敦聖三一音樂學院鋼琴演奏文憑(ATCL)及鋼琴高級文憑(LTCL)優異成績。

禤氏過去一直熱愛音樂教學,經常擔任鋼琴伴奏,教會司琴及詩班指揮。2016年有緣結識資深合唱指揮陳少侶老師,並開始合作及演出, 經陳老師引薦,2017年開始擔任香港知青藝術團駐團鋼琴伴奏。

另外,禤氏是一名攝影師,多年來一直專注婚紗攝影及活動攝影, 曾為洪昶師生慈善音樂會、音樂無國界慈善音樂會及李喆音樂學院拍攝,, 現在也定期為東華三院轄下機構活動攝影,作品佳獲好評。

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KEY_MS KWOKMS. KWOK, HIU-LAAM CHARLOTTE

Dip.ABRSM teaching, City BA(Hons) English studies

Lecturer, Keyboard Department

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Accumulated over 15 years of teaching experience, Charlotte has created an unique teaching method for children. She believes that music can heals. Being the founder of Solunar, Charlotte now is also an energy healer, tarot & angel message reader. An advocator of conscious living.

累積超過十五年教學經驗,並自創了一套獨立的幼兒教學法。相信音樂具有療癒能力。現亦為 Solunar 主理人、塔羅/ 天使訊息解讀師及能量調整師,提倡覺醒生活。

 

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LIU, LORRAINE

L.T.C.L.

Senior Lecturer,Keyboard Department

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Lorraine Liu got her Bachelor of Arts (Administrative and Commercial Studies) in Canada. After her graduation, she continued her piano learning in Hong Kong.

She studied LTCL Recital in Piano under Mr. Geoff-Erik Li since 2007. She is now a private piano tutor and church pianist.

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CHAN, ELISE

Lecturer, Keyboard Department

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Ms. Chan started practising piano at the age of six. She won many awards in the School Music Festival in her early youth. Chan studied in Hong Kong Institute of Education and received her Bachelor of Education in Music. She also mastered percussion and joined the Symphonic Band of the Hong Kong Institute of Education and made her debut overseas. Chan started playing Handbell in the Hong Kong International Institute of Music. In 2004, Chan formed a Handbell Choir called “I2M Ringers”. In 2008, Carillon Ringers was set up and Chan was one of the founders. Chan is active as a handbell player participating in different campaigns for promoting handbell, including “New Year’s Eve Concert of the Hong Kong International Institute of Music”, “Hong Kong Handbell Festival”, “Music and Life” (Joint School Event organized by Music Office). Chan, who is now a Music Panel Head of a secondary school, conducts a School Choir and a Handbell Choir.

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NGAI, FANNIE

Lecturer, Keyboard Department

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Fannie has been teaching in Church Pianist Training Centre for many years, both group piano classes and private lessons; in the last few year she has educated and equipped hundred of students to praise our highest Lord by playing piano. She enjoys every much on playing chords and improvisation. Through music she has chance to get to know people from diverse backgrounds, music has truly enriched her life.

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