Kitty Cheung is currently a member of Contrast Trio (Ensemble-in-Residence of The Chinese University of Hong Kong 2017-18), first violinist of Romer String Quartet, and violin faculty at the Hong Kong Baptist University. She was previously the Associate Concertmaster of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta from 2011 to 2017.
In the past she performed in London Symphony Orchestra and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and led ensembles which had made recordings for Loft Records, New World Records and Bridge Records.
She has given solo recitals in Germany, Vienna, UK, USA, Thailand, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and made solo appearances with orchestras including the Hong Kong Sinfonietta and Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra. She recorded broadcast performances for BBC Radio 3 and Radio Television Hong Kong.
In 2016 and 2017 she was invited to perform at the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival. As a member of the Romer String Quartet and Contrast, she performed at Carnegie Hall, Shanghai Concert Hall, Toppan Hall in Japan, Sabah Art Gallery in Malaysia, Eastman School of Music in USA, Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, The University of Macau, Marvao International Music Festival in Portugal, "Hong Kong Week" in Taiwan, Hong Kong Sinfonietta's "Artistree Residency", Hong Kong Arts Centre's "Jockey Club Street Music Series", Freespace Happening Hong Kong, International Band Music Festival in Macau, and "Hell Hot!" New Music Festival in Hong Kong.
Kitty holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree and the Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, where she also won prizes in excellence in teaching, excellence in chamber music and the Lecture Recital Prize. She was also appointed the Teaching Assistant of Professor Charles Castleman. Prior to that, she received Master of Music and Master in Music Performance (Guildhall Artist) degrees, both with distinction from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Her teachers included Lin Yao-Ji, Ho Hong-Ying, Charles Castleman, David Takeno and Zvi Zeitlin.
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