Express yourself through the language of music.
Angela Wai Nok Hui BMus MPerf
I love seeing my students grow as a musician, it is a very satisfying feeling.
A driven percussionist and passionate educator, Angela Hui has recently graduated from the Royal College of Music in BMus(Hons) and with distinction in MPerf. Angela was awarded the Joy Hockings Percussion Prize 2016. She was one of the percussionist finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year 2010. She had performed with the BBC Symphony Orchestra through the Pathway Scheme. Angela is honoured to have performed under the baton of Bernard Haitink. In 2016 September, she has performed the Avner Dorman's percussion duo concerto- Spices, Perfumes, Toxins with the Hong Kong Young Musicians' wind orchestra in the Shatin Town Hall. When Angela is not performing or practicing, she dedicates herself to promoting music education with the Creative Futures and the RCM Sparks by leading workshops, and collaborating with the BBC Symphony Family Orchestra.
Angela had appeared in the Chamber Music Academy Festival in Amsterdam 2015, where she performed ‘Uneven Souls’ with the renowned percussion soloist Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic. Angela has been touring the UK with soloist Michael Burritt as chamber musician and member of the RCM flagship percussion quartet. She premiered ‘D’Drum, the concerto for percussion quintet by Steward Copeland. Before playing Steve Reich’s ‘Double Sextet’ and ‘Quartet’ for two pianos and vibraphones under the guidance of the composer himself during his residency at the RCM. Before going to UK, she was also a member of the Hong Kong Young Musicians’ Wind Orchestra and performed in different countries such as Singapore, Netherlands and Hungary.
Like most devoted musicians, Angela had found her calling for music since a very young age, which led her to purse her dream at Chetham’s School of Music with the generous help and support from Lap Tak Choy. She studied under Paul Patrick and David Hext. Upon graduation, Angela was awarded the Croucher Foundation Hong Kong Award Scholarship to further her undergraduate education (2010-2014). During this time, she had studied with Alex Neal, Sam Walton, David Hockings and Matt Perry.