WaiBun Chan (小彬)

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Born in Hong Kong, Waibun Chan received his undergraduate musical training at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He studied viola performance with Ricardo Zwietisch. Waibun then completed the Guildhall Artist Master program under the tutelage of Matthew Jones in the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with aid of Guildhall School Trust Scholarship in 2016.

As an orchestral musician, Waibun played in different youth orchestras as principal viola in Hong Kong before attending the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In London, he participated orchestral workshops from Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and was selected to performed with London Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle. He also had chances to play with world renowned conductors such as Bernard Haitink and Sir Antonio Pappano. With the aid of merit scholarships, Waibun took part in the Eastern Music Festival during the summer of 2013, studying with Dan Reinker. He also performed in the public masterclasses of Robert Vernon and Paul Coletti.

In addition to his orchestral experience, Waibun is an accomplished chamber musician. His received chamber coaching from world renowned ensembles such as Endellion Quartet and Chilingarian Quartet. In Hong Kong, He is one of the co-founders of The TimeCrafters and performed in mini concert as well as evening recitals.

Waibun also enjoys giving educational outreach performance to children. In England, He has participated in the workshop of De Coda and enjoyed a week of residency in Aldeburgh Snape Malting with Music for open ears and local primary schools. Waibun is studying with Ivan Chan at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts as a visiting student.

 

陳煒彬畢業於香港中文大學音樂系,其間跟隨Ricardo Zwietisch學習中提琴。在學期間,陳氏活躍於本地不同樂團,包括Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong,香港青年交響樂團,崇基管弦樂團。陳氏在二零一三年獲得獎學金和崇基學院資助,前往美國Eastern音樂節學藝,其間跟隨Dan Reinker學習中提琴,並有幸獲選在Robert Vernon的大師班中獻技。陳氏獲得倫敦Guildhall School of Music and Drama的獎學金,在二零一四年前往倫敦深造,師從Matthew Jones。在倫敦求學期間,陳氏參加了不同的樂團工作坊包括倫敦交響樂團,聖馬田室樂團。並獲選與倫敦交響樂團和Simon Rattle同台演出。除了樂團演出外,陳氏亦是活躍的室樂演奏家並接受著名室樂演奏家的指導,包括Endellion Quartet和Chilingarian Quartet。陳氏曾以不同組合在本港及倫敦演出,包括弦樂四重奏,單簧管五重奏,單簧管三重奏和鋼琴四重奏。陳氏亦為本地新晉室樂團體「時刻。室樂」的核心成員。作為音樂教育工作者,陳氏亦參加了De Coda的教育工作坊,並在二零一五年獲選為Music for open ears駐於Aldeburgh Snape Malting的音樂家並協辦不同的音樂教育工作坊給小朋友。陳氏現為香港演藝學院訪問學生跟隨陳浩堂先生繼續深造演奏技巧。