Hong Kong-born concert pianist, numerous first prizewinner since her early days, and prizewinner of the Japan-Hong Kong International Music Competition in 2012.
Shirley has performed in USA, China, Japan and Hong Kong, recent engagements have taken her to special performances at the International Day of Peace Ceremony, co-hosted by the United Nations and Peace International Foundation from 2011 to 2016, collaboration with Nanjiang Philharmonic Orchestra at Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza, performances at Shenzhen Jucheng Theatre, Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong Museum of Art Concert Series, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport” and Jao Tsung-I Academy, Hong Kong.
Shirley was invited to gave a special recital on the legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz’s Steinway Piano at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre during its Asia tour. Also, as a representative of Hong Kong, she was invited to perform at the 17th Kirishima International Music Festival in Japan. In 2017, as a special guest invited by Chinese Musicians Association & Parsons Music, Shirley participated at the 7th Yangtze River Piano Music Festival at Yichang, Hubei.
Shirley attained her Bachelor’s degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and further her Master’s studies of Music at the University of Cincinnati with full scholarship. Her teachers included Ms. Helen Wong, Professor Eleanor Wong, Dr. William Black, Professor Jan Panenka and Professor David Gwilt.
Shirley served as an adjudicator for various competitions, such as HK-Asia Piano Open Competition, “Tchaikovsky Art Award” Asia Piano Open Competition and HKIMAA Hong Kong International Music & Arts Festival, etc. Also, she lectured and taught masterclasses at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong Music Institute and International Youth Cultural Arts Festival, etc.
She now serves as the Chairperson of the Hong Kong International Musicians & Artists Association and is dedicated to enhance international musical exchange, such as organizing “HKIMAA Hong Kong International Music & Arts Festival” and “50th /60th Anniversaries of Yellow River Concerto & Butterfly Lovers Concerto”.