Amelia Chan

Amelia Chan

Hong Kong

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City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong

About Amelia

Amelia Chan (RCAP) is Concertmaster of the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong (CCOHK).

She came to this position from her tenure as Concertmaster of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra (USA). An experienced leader, Amelia has worked in such capacity under the baton of renowned conductors such as Sir Neville Marriner, Michael Tilson Thomas, Manfred Huss, Sergiu Commissiona, Theo Alcántara, George Manahan, Elizabeth Schulze, Anton Coppola, Zdeněk Mácal, Jorge Mester, Julius Rudel, Sir Neville Marriner, and Gerard Schwarz. She has also performed with the New York Philharmonic extensively. Amelia has served as the first violinist of the Montclaire String Quartet, and has collaborated as a chamber musician with members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, the Ying Quartet and the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players (NYC), among others. She has appeared as soloist with orchestras including the West Virginia Symphony, the International Virtuosi Orchestra on tour in Central America, the New Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra (NYC), the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra (NYC), and the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong. Festival appearances include the Costa Rica Music Festival, the Guatemala Music Festival, Cooperstown Chamber Music Festival in New York and the Pacific Music Festival (Japan).
Amelia's performances have been heard on WQXR, New York; WQED, Pittsburgh; West Virginia Public Broadcasting; BBC Radio Scotland, Scotland; and RTHKRadio 4, Hong Kong. Some of Amelia’s recent performances include a fundraising recital in Cape Town, South Africa; sharing the stage as co-soloist with Sir James Galway; collaborating in a small ensemble with French accordionist extraordinaire Richard Galliano; and serving as music director and soloist in an all-Vivaldi program with the CCOHK. A versatile musician, Amelia enjoys delving into different sounds, from Appalachian fiddle music to jazz-classical fusion.

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