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101 Leighton Rd, Causeway Bay, HK

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Chow Lap Chung joined the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra since 1986, playing first violin for over twenty years. Began his violin study at the age of six, Chow performed his first concerto at the age of 11, playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. He spent his formative year with Mr. Wang Zhen Shan at the Beijing Conservatory of Music.
He studied at Hong Kong conservatory of Music, and owned the Lady Maclehose Prize as the best student of 1983.


In 1984, Chow won a scholarship provided by the Hong Kong Government to study with David Takeno at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London from which he graduated in 1986. His chamber music teachers were Erich Greunburg, Concertmaster of the London Symphony Orchestra, Charles Tunnels, Principal Cellist of the English Chamber Orchestra, lan Jewel of the Gabrieli String Quartet and the pianist Gordon Back among others. In the Guildhall School he formed a string Quartet and played with the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra and the Contemporary Ensemble. Furthermore, he was invited to be a member of the prestigious Young Musician Symphony Orchestra (YMSO) in UK, and performed in major Concert Halls in London, including the Barbican Concert Hall, Royal Festival Hall and Royal Albert Hall.


Chow is an experienced violin teacher.recitalist and chamber musician. He performed widely in England, Hong Kong, Macau and China, and taught at the Dartington Music Festival in South London.


In 1993, Chow formed a piano Trio with pianist Choi Sown Le and cellist Larry Glazer, performing widely in Asia.

From 1995 – 2000, Chow was a member of the Hong Kong String Quartet which participated at the H.K. Art Festival, Macao Music Festival. Chow has also been a resident artist for RTHK (Radio4) and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

In 2001, he gave a violin recital at the City Hall with pianist Carol Yu for St. Barnabas’ Society and Home Charity Concert, and in the same year he represented Hong Kong at the Asian Friendly Concert in Japan.


In July 2005, Chow founded his own “Charles’ Art Studio” in Hong Kong.

In 2006.2008,Charles ART Studio give a student concert at Hong Kong Cityhall .

In 2009 Chow with pianist Choi Sown Le, cellist Laurent Perrin and violas William Lane give a Chamber Music Concert. at the Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall.

In 2010,Chow and his friends,give a Charity Chamber Music concert at City hall Theatre for Malawi Africa Children


Chow was a former lecturer at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and he is now a violin lecturer at the Music Department of the Hong Kong Baptist University.