Our Music Director

  Award-winning Canadian Conductor, Kenneth Hsieh has emerged as one of the top rising young conductors to watch. The 2018-2019 season marks his 16th year as Music Director of the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra in addition to his many international guest conducting engagements. He has maintained a close relation with the Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra […]

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Libby Yu

Piano Vancouver pianist Libby Yu is recognized as an accomplished performer, collaborator, teacher and adjudicator. She began her early studies with Phyllis Taylor and Edward Parker and then studied extensively with Lee Kum-Sing at both the Vancouver Academy of Music and at the University of British Columbia, where she earned her Doctorate of Musical Arts

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Austin Ng

Piano In May 2015, Austin was awarded First place in several classes at the British Columbia Conservatory of Music Festival. As a result, he was also awarded the BCCM Scholarship for the Highest Average Mark in the grade 8 category. Austin was given further recognition when he was awarded several top prizes at the Vancouver

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Barry Tan

Piano Vancouver-based pianist, Barry Tan is enjoying a career as an active collaborator, performer, and teacher. He studied at McGill University, Schulich School of Music, under full scholarship, and also at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, and the University of Victoria. Barry has competed in numerous noteworthy competitions: he won the University of Victoria Concerto

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Ryan Wang

Piano Soloist 10-year-old Ryan Wang started playing piano at the age of 4 and has been a student of Professor Lee Kum Sing at the Vancouver Academy of Music since September 2014. Ryan has won top honors and scholarships in numerous Canadian and international piano competitions and has performed at Carnegie Hall (New York), on

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Yenny Lee

Mezzo-soprano Mezzo-soprano Yeeun (Yenny) Lee is a fourth-year undergrad student at the University of British Columbia, majoring in Opera. She was born and raised in Korea, and her great love and passion for music lead her to Vancouver, Canada. She won awards in Kiwanise Festival and Nationals in Kelowna in 2014. Starting from Bard on

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William Lin

Pianist Grand Prize Winner of 2017 Theodor Leschetisky Concerto Competition. The competition finals were held on April 22nd, 2017 in New York. Out of 6 semi-finalists and 3 finalists, William was selected to perform with orchestra. William was awarded first place overall and on April 25th, he performed the complete Piano Concerto No.1 in G

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Natalie Lo

Pianist Pianist Natalie Lo has achieved recognition in her career as a concert pianist from a very young age. She has given concerts as a soloist both in Canada and abroad. She has been highly successful in her early competitive career including First and Top prizes at the Vancouver International Russian Music Festival, the Seattle

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Mihoko Kinoshita

Soprano Soloist Internationally acclaimed Japanese soprano Mihoko Kinoshita brings life and emotional depth to iconic characters, ranging from Mimi in La Bohème and Liu in Turandot to her signature role of Cho-Cho-san (Butterfly) of Madama Butterfly. Critics praise her “luxurious and elegant, entrancing and exhilarating” voice (Houston Grand Opera) and acting skills that convey a

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Linda Ruan

Piano Soloist Recently named a 2016 RBC Stockey Young Artist for the 37th season at the Festival of the Sound, Linda Ruan strives to create the human connection across time and space between the composers and the audiences. Music, she believes, is all about those “magical moments, when time becomes suspended”, which all of humanity

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