Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Profile of flutist Jennifer Hsu (19th July Concert)

Jennifer Hsu Hui Ling has won the best Performing Art Award for her graduation in Junior High School. This Award has given her the fundamental courage and hope to pursue her dream in music. She gained entrance to The Taiwan National Art and Music School, majoring in both piano and flute. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Outstanding Musical Performer Prize.

In 1995, she was accepted into the Adelaide Conservatorium, within The University of Adelaide to study performing Arts. In that year, she had her first oversea solo recital in both piano and flute at Adelaide Elder Hall. Here She studied under Zedenke Bruderhunz and Louise Delliet.

In year 1997, she was awarded the scholarship from Adelaide University to participate in the Australian Chamber Music Camp. This year also heralded a performed the Mozart Flute Concerto with Adelaide Wind Ensemble, and also first flautist for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

Jennifer returned to Taiwan after graduation to take up a teaching position with Sheng De Christian College. She was appointed as Msuic Director in the Taiwan Zhong Li Truth Church and performed many times on TaiwanChristian Channel Good TV. In 2003, she released an Album of solo flute music entitled “ Heart and Soul” in Taiwan.

Upon moving to Kota Kinabalu in 2003, She was appointed lecturer in Flute at University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and the Sabah Institute of Arts (SIA). In 2007, She played both flute and piano in a Concert called “Friends in Concert” with 3 other musicians. in 2013,with the other two Musician set up a chamber music group called GRAJEDA TRIO and had their first chamber music concert at Yayasan Sabah Tun Humdan Theatre.

Jennifer is our Jesselton Philharmonic Orchestra principal flutist and she will be playing solo flute part for the 19 July, Saturday evening concert at 7.30pm at the Sabah Art Gallery.

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