WingYue Yiu

2018 Round Top Music Festival

WingYue Yiu
Viola
HONG KONG, /
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Winnie Yiu is a violist born in Hong Kong who started learning violin at age of 11 then switched to viola when she was 17. Yiu never got a private teacher until she started studying her undergraduate degree at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. She is currently under the tutelage of Dr. Felix Ungar since 2016 summer, also studies chamber music with Prof. Ivan Chan, viola orchestral techniques with Mr. Gian Paolo Peloso.

In January 2017, she has performed with Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, played Brett Dean’s Testament for twelve violas. In March 2018, She was invited to perform a contemporary chamber work - Catalonian Serenade with renowned french horn artists Kerry Turner and Kristina Mascher. Yiu has been nominated by HKAPA to be awarded the Breguet Trey Lee Performing Arts Scholarship 2017/18.