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Mr Raymond Yiu

Biography

Profile

I am a hard-working individual and I was offered a scholarship to study with Joan Havill at Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. I am a classical pianist and performed concertos with various orchestras in Scotland. I love giving solo piano recitals, as well as playing chamber music with other musicians.

I am highly motivated, responsible and willing to learn. As a musician, I always strive to improve and try my best to achieve as much as I could. I am fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. I am permitted to work in the UK. I am also CRB checked and has a public liability cover.

Achievements

• Scholarship offers from Royal Academy of Music, Guildhall School of Music and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
• Awardee of the Dewar Arts Awards
• 2016 Winner of the Worthing Concerto Competition (Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3)
• 2015 Winner of Springboard Concerto Competition (Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3)
• 2012 Winner of Concerto Class at Edinburgh Competition Festival (Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 1)
• 2011 Winner of Aberdeen Young Musician of the Year, Scotland
• 2010 Winner of 15-minute Open Piano Recital at Edinburgh Competition Festival
• 2009 Third Prize at Moray Piano Competition (16 & under)
Education
• 09/2012 – present: Guildhall School of Music and Drama, BMus (Hons), London
• 08/2008 – 06/2012: Aberdeen City Music School, Dyce Academy, Aberdeen, Scotland
• 09/2005 – 07/2008: CNEC Christian College, Hong Kong

Qualifications

• Scottish Advanced Highers: A Maths, A Music (A is the highest grade achievable)
• Scottish Highers: A English, A French, A Maths, A Physics, A Chemistry, A Biology, A Music

Performing Experience

• Recitals at Aberdeen International Youth Festival and Edinburgh Fringe Festival
• Grieg Piano Concerto with the Deeside Symphony Orchestra
• Prokofiev Piano Concerto with Friends of the Edinburgh Competition Festival Orchestra
• Schumann Piano Concerto (1st movement) with Aberdeen Youth Orchestra
• Mozart Piano Concerto K466 with the Meadows Chamber Orchestra
• Solo and chamber music in venues including the Aberdeen Music Hall, Lemon Tree, Blue Lamp, the Edinburgh Jazz Bar and various churches in Aberdeen etc.

Work Experience

• Pianist for the Invicta Voices and the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Workplace Choir (August 2015 – Present)
• Organist at the Harecourt United Reformed Church and the St. Margaret’s and St. George’s United and Moravian Church (September 2015 – Present)
• Teacher at Fireworks Music School, London (July 2015 – Present)
• Accompanist for Youth Music Theatre Scotland
• Private piano teacher

Contact Raymond

Address: Bernhard Baron House,
71 Henriques Street,
E1 1LZ
Greater London
AB10 7DR
Phone: 01224 324336
Mobile: 07954 688763

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