Matthew Wu was born in Jiangxi in China. He graduated with honours from the Guangzhou Xinhai Conservatory of Music and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. In 1997 he received the Rachel Percival Scholarship to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London where he completed a Postgraduate Diploma and a Licentiate in flute performance. Matthew Wu is Principal Flautist and a founding member of City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong since 2000. As Founder and Chairman of the Hong Kong Flute Association and the Hong Kong Flute Academy he is also dedicated to flute education in Hong Kong. He teaches at The Education University of Hong Kong and gives regular recitals and recordings for RTHK Radio 4. He has also organised and presented major flute events, collaborating with internationally acclaimed flautists including Peter-Lukas Graf, Paul Edmund-Davies, Vincent Lucas and Emmanuel Pahud.