Julie Kuok


Julie Kuok is a Steinway artist who enjoys a successful career as a performer, composer and music educationalist. She is currently a member of the piano faculty at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Baptist University. Her engagements as soloist include the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra, City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Wind Philharmonia, the Hong Kong Festival Orchestra, the Xinjiang Philharmonic Orchestra and the Nanjing Philharmonic Orchestra. Since 2000 she has given regular recitals with pianist Hui Ling (as a member of the Hong Kong Piano Duo), and since 2012 with flautist Matthew Wu. She has also collaborated in recital with many internationally acclaimed musicians including Paul Edmund-Davies, Peter-Lukas Graf, Claude Delangle and Deborah Humble. Julie Kuok is a member of the Chinese Woman Composers’ Association and has been commissioned by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) to write large scale piano ensemble works for milestone events in Hong Kong including the 20th and 30th Anniversaries of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and the 60th Anniversary of the Hong Kong City Hall. Selected works from her piano album for the young The Fantasy of Little C, have been performed as set pieces in many piano competitions. From 2014 to 2016 she was the host of the ABRSM Piano Exam programmes for RTHK Radio 4.