Niki Hung graduated from the Royal College of Music with a Masters of Music in Performance (distinction) under the mentorship of Daniella Ganeva, Sam Walton, and Grahame King. She started her piano training at the age of 7 and percussion training at the age of 12 in Hong Kong. She attained the ATCL in Percussion Performance with a distinction under the tutelage of Dr. Lung Heung Wing, ABRSM grade 8 piano, and grade 8 music theory with distinction at her young age. In 2019, Niki received the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Music at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), studying with the percussionist of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Ms. Sophia Woo.
Niki is a keen music educator with experience in holding percussion classes and ensembles in various music centers, elementary and secondary schools, and private piano, percussion, and music theory lessons. As a fluent trilingual speaker of English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, Niki is able to convey musical knowledge and expression to students with different backgrounds and cultures.
Niki has served as a church piano accompanist for years, providing music service for several events throughout the year. As a percussion performer, Niki has worked with various organizations such as Hong Kong Festival Orchestra, Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra (HKYSO), Hong Kong Youth Symphonic Band (HKYSB), Hong Kong Youth Windophilics, Hong Kong Strings, Gustav Mahler Orchestra, and Toolbox Percussion. In 2019, Hung joined the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra as a guest percussionist in the concert Sounds of Hong Kong.
Niki actively participated in international music festivals. In 2015, Hung participated in the International Music Festival EURASIA, and also participated in the 24th Chiayi City International Band Festival. In 2017, Niki participated in International Katarzyna Myćka Marimba Academy VIII in Arcata, Caifornia. In 2018 summer, she also participated in the Beta Percussion International Institute at the University of Oregon, the U.S. Many public solo, ensemble, and concert performances are given by Niki. During her master’s study in London, U.K., Niki successfully gave solo and concerto performances to the public at the Royal College of Music. She performed as a marimba soloist in percussion showcases and lunchtime concerts. During her last year of study, she was promoted as a marimbist to perform Journey through a Japanese Landscape, a marimba concerto with wind orchestra, written by Thea Musgrave, with RCM Wind Orchestra.
In Hong Kong, Niki performed premiere pieces such as the percussion trio L’espirt de la forêt composed by Dr. Kai-young CHAN in The Percussion Tale of Two Cities concert held by Toolbox Percussion, and Urban Soundscape II for 4 percussionists and wind orchestra composed by Dr.Hau-man LO in Chung Chi Wind Orchestra concert. She also staged as a soloist performing Cuico, 3 percussion solos with the band by Greg Danner with CCWO in November 2018. In February 2019, Hung collaborated with international marimbist and percussionist Kana Omori in to perform a public percussion ensemble concert, performing her arrangement Jounetsu Tairiku and a well-known percussion piece Marimba Spiritual.
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