March 26 2013
Ms Sofya Gulyak performed in a concert and master class at ISF Academy .
Programme: Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition
Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brilliante
March 4 2013
The Imatake Koto Ensemble
Venue: Hong Kong Club
Time: Reception 7:00pm, Concert 7:30pm, Dinner 8:30pm
Cost: Concert only $300, Concert and Dinner $550 (cost includes a glass of wine)
1. Red Fire by K Yoshizaki
2. Zero by T.Mizuno
3. The Moon Over a Reined Castle by Rentaro Taki
4. Red Dragonfly by Kosaku Yamada
5. Spring in the Mountain Village by Akira
6. Sakura by T Mizuno
7. Dramatic by Hisamoto
8. Miraika by T Mizuno
Nanako Ono’s mother, Rinase, who is a Koto Grand Master of Yamada family and has been performing Koto publicly all over Japan, as well as been giving lessons to many students for the past 35 years. She taught Nanako Koto from 3 years of age. Nanako moved to Hong Kong 5 years ago and has continued her koto studies here in Hong Kong with grand master Mie Imatake. She has previously performed at overseas music festivals in Tokyo, the USA and Hong Kong.
Lee Ka Pui Etta
Lee Ka Pui Etta holds her Bachelor Degree of Arts (Music) (Hons.) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Lee is the scholarship recipient of the CUHK Honours Certificate (2003-2004), the Chung Chi College Scholarship (2004, 2006), the Faculty Dean’s Honours List (2004-2005) and the Kong Yu Kau Memorial Scholarship.
Lee was elected as exchange student in her junior year, and she studied Musicology at Humboldt University, Berlin.
Lee received koto training under Grand Master Imatake. Since then she has performed frequently at the Japanese Club Autumn Music Concert. She was invited to perform for the cocktail party of the Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong last year.