Trinity Music Diploma: Piano Masterclass with Andrew Ma Cong



演奏曲目 Repertoire: (as at 20 Feb 2018; limited performer vacancies left!)
1/ Debussy: L’isle Joyeuse
2/ J.S Bach: Toccata No.1 in F# minor, BWV 910
3/ Beethoven: Sonata in Ab, Op.110, 3rd movement

馬驄 Andrew Ma Cong





Ma Cong has been awarded numerous scholarships and awards. He was the winner of the Singapore Rolex Performance Award, the second runner-up in the Mozart Bicentenary Piano Competition of Asia and the first runner-up in the Hong Kong Selection Competition for the First China International Piano Competition.

As an active performer, Ma has given recitals in Australia, Canada, Japan, Singapore, the United States, the mainland, Macau and Hong Kong.  In 1996, Ma was invited to give a recital on Vladimir Horowitz’s private piano. In 1999, he premièred with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta Kuan Nai-chung’s Fifth Piano Concerto at the concert in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.  Ma has also appeared as soloist with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, the Guam Symphony, the Shanghai Broadcast Symphony, the Singapore Symphony and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestras, and made recordings for radios and TV in Canada, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

Ma graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with high distinction.  He furthered his studies at the University of Toronto and the Royal Conservatory of Music Toronto where he graduated with first class honour.  He benefited from the tutelage of Margaret Lynn, John Winther, Gabriel Kwok, Brois Lysenko and Li Mingqiang.  Ma serves as adjudicator for many piano competitions and gives masterclasses and lectures. He is now Faculty member of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Hong Kong Baptist University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Recently, he has been appointed as guest professor at the School of Literature of Beijing Normal University Zhuhai Campus.