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Angela Lau

Pui-Yee Angela Lau began her musical journey in Hong Kong. After completing her Master of Music degree, she is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatoire of Music, under the tutelage of Soyeon Kate Lee. She previously studied at the Royal College of Music, London with Gordon Fergus-Thompson and Ruth Nye, graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree.


Lau has performed extensively in the UK including Victoria & Albert Museum, Windsor Parish Church, Pushkin House, Burgh House of Hampstead and Austrian Cultural Forum. She has been selected to work in masterclasses with respected artists such as Boris Berman, Julian Martin, Kathryn Stott, Artur Pizarro, Patsy Toh and Lise de la Salle. She is also a recipient of a full tuition scholarship to the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival and Bowdoin International Music Festival. Recently, she was named a 2022 Gilmore Festival Fellow and joined the Art of the Piano Young Artist roster. Lau is a laureate of Seattle International Piano Competition, Ann and Charles Eisemann International Young Artists Competition, Tuesday Musical Scholarship and Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist Competition. She made her concerto debut with the Woking Symphony Orchestra after winning the Woking Young Musician of the year in 2017. 


Aside from solo performances, Lau is an active chamber musician. She regularly performs with students from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), Ball State University and Corryville Suzuki Project. She is also one half of Duo Orchid, a dynamic piano duo with Jimmy Cheung. The pair recently won the Ohio International Piano Duet and Duo Competition. Equally dedicated to teaching, she is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in piano at CCM. She also serves as the Chair for OhioMTA Buckeye Audition Southwest District. Recent projects include a recital promoting and premiering compositions by Hong Kong composers, and a lecture about Nikolai Medtner’s Fairy Tales.

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