Short Biography

Born and raised in Hong Kong, FUNG YAT SHAN (LINUS) is an active and versatile Hong Kong-based freelance clarinettist. He is currently the internship clarinettist of the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble (HKNME). He has performed in Shanghai New Music Week, Seoul International Computer Music Festival, Macau Huan Yuan Exhibition, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Hong Kong New Vision Arts Festival, and various Arts events.

Linus started his musical pursue in the music department of The Chinese University of Hong Kong majoring in clarinet under the tutorship of Martin Choy. He then graduated and further studied in Royal Northern College of Music majoring in clarinet performance under the tutorship of John Bradbury, Lynsey Marsh and Nicholas Cox. 

Linus has given numerous solo recitals in Hong Kong, Macau, Shantou and Manchester. During spring 2018 and 2019, he was also invited to perform concerti with the Hong Kong Medical Association Orchestra and Chung Chi Wind Orchestra respectively. Linus has been invited to play with the Wuji Ensemble for the “Sunyata” and “Tranquil as a Chrysanthemum” productions. Linus also regularly plays as principal clarinet with the Ponte Orchestra of Hong Kong and has played in various projects with Orchestras of Opera Hong Kong, Cantabile, Die Konzertisten among other freelance occasions.

As a chamber musician, Linus is the clarinettist and curator of active local classical chamber group, The TimeCrafters.  The group has given concerts for Hong Kong Arts Festival Plus, Hong Kong Arts Festival Outreach, Tai Kwun lunchtime series and more. Linus was being interviewed on RTHK’s “The Work” multiple times for his chamber commitments. In spring 2018, he founded and curates the clarinet ensemble “Reed A Bit”, giving community and family concerts.

馮逸山是一名活躍於香港的單簧管手。致力推動室樂,為「時 ‧ 刻室樂」及「小簧子」之策劃及單簧管手。「時 ‧ 刻室樂」以舉辦專題古典室樂聚為主,嚴選樂曲為材並以主題連繋,透過輕鬆的解說及專業演奏為聽眾提供古典室樂體驗。「小簧子」是一隊活躍於香港的單簧管合奏團,透過生動的演奏與聽眾分享各類型的單簧管音樂。

馮氏曾於汕頭、澳門及香港各個場所舉辦個人獨奏會並為香港醫學會管弦樂團及崇基管樂團作協奏曲獨奏演出。 近日受邀參與無極樂團「空塵」及「人淡如菊」意境音樂劇場演出。現常為香港創樂團客席演奏,曾於香港藝術節及新視野藝術節等節目演出。2018年九月於上海新音樂周及首爾電子音樂節演出受到高度肯定。馮氏曾首演多首單簧管獨奏作品,包括於2015年Robert Saxton Festival中首演Alexander Proudlock由RNCM委約的單簧管獨奏曲“Jack in the Box”。

馮氏畢業於香港中文大學音樂系主修單簧管,師承蔡國田老師。之後於英國皇家北方音樂學院 (RNCM)進修並獲得音樂碩士學位,師承John Bradbury, Lynsey Marsh及Nichloas Cox。在學期間曾於2016年贏得RNCM跨樂系室樂比賽,參與香港管弦樂團Share The Stage計劃、Halle管弦樂團 Professional Experience Scheme (PES) 及 BBC 管弦樂團 PES 並參與BBC 管弦樂團之演出及錄音工作。並曾於RNCM管弦樂團,RNCM室樂團,RNCM新音樂樂團,Piccadilly 管弦樂團,Ponte Orchestra,Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong及崇基管弦樂團等樂團擔任首席單簧管手。

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