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About Johnny Fong
Based in London, originally from Hong Kong, Hiu Kai Johnny Fong is the principal clarinet in the Hong Kong Sinfonietta since 2008. Fong received his Bachelors in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2006, studying with Mr. Andrew Simon. In 2008, under the support of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund, Fong received his Masters Degree in Mannes College, The NewSchool of Music, studying with Mr. Charles Neidich and Miss Ayako Oshima.
After joining the Asian Youth Orchestra in 2004, Fong started his career as a freelance orchestral player. He has currently played with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as being invited as the guest principal clarinet of the Macao Orchestra and the Hong Kong Sinfonietta. Fong has worked under the baton of Maestro Edo de Waart, Sergiu Comissiona, Takuo Yuasa and Yip Wing-Sie. Fong has performed throughout the world including China, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Philippines, Kular Lumpur, France, Italy as well as the Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium in New York.
As a soloist, Fong recently gave his recital in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He was one of the winners in the concerto competition held by Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2004, playing the Copland Clarinet Concerto with the Academic Symphony Orchestra. In 2006, Fong won the same competition and played the Second Concert Piece for Clarinet and Basset Clarinet by Felix Mendelssohn.
Presented by the Artist International Presentation Inc., Fong made his début solo recital in the Carnegie Hall Weill Hall, New York in January 2009. He was a featured soloist in the orchestra’s Expo 2010 Shanghai Concert (Hong Kong Week Closing Performance).
Fong has held clarinet masterclasses and lectures in Tom Lee Music. He now teaches at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Baptist University of Hong Kong. Fong is also the music director of Clarinetissimo, a clarinet institution which aims to promote clarinet culture in Hong Kong.