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Joseph Wu
Violin, Viola

A graduate of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Joseph is a violinist, violist and conductor from Hong Kong. He premiered Piazzola’s Four Seasons with String Appassionata, and has been performing around the world including Japan, China, Czechoslovakia, Vienna and the USA.He has also served as an adjudicator of different music competitions.

Joseph has extensive teaching experiences. His inspirational teaching method has won him Outstanding Teaching Award in the International Music and Arts Competition 2011. He has conducted students’ recitals, namely ‘Enlightening’, with local famous instrumentalists. All the ‘Enlightening’ recitals have received high acclaims. He has also been invited to host music education seminars in various music schools, and was the ‘Star Tutor’ of Parsons Music (Hong Kong) in 2018.

Joseph has been appointed the conductor of a string orchestra, and various youth and school orchestras. From 2012, he has been the Principal Conductor of the Hong Kong International Youth Philharmonia. He led HKIYP to perform in major galas and for a music tour to Taiwan in 2014. He also conducted the world premier concert ‘Nutcracker’ featuring animation Dustykid in 2015 which received huge applause.

‘Truly inspirational concert that proved classical music is fun and conventional!’ –Metro Radio (Hong Kong)