MA Cong, Andrew

Nationality           Hong Kong, China
Faculty Member
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Andrew Ma Graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and furthered his studies at the University of Toronto and the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto Canada, where he graduated with first class honor. He benefited from the tutelage of Margaret Lynn, Gabriel Kwok, John Winther, Boris Lysenko and Professor Li Mingqiang. He was the winner of the Singapore Rolex Performance Award, the second runner-up in the Mozart Bicentenary Piano Competitionof Asia and the first runner-up in the Hong Kong Selection Competition for the First China International Piano Competition. He is an active performer and educator in United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Mainland China, Macau and Hong Kong with great success.Mr. Ma was invited as the guest performer for the 50th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China. He was also invited as the soloist with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and the Shanghai Broadcast Symphony Orchestra etc. Furthermore, he is frequently invited to make recordings for radios, televisions in Canada, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong; and regularly gives master classes and lectures and as adjudicator of different piano competitions in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Asia.Mr. Ma is the Competition Committee Member in Asia Youth Music Competition and KAWAI Asia Piano Competition since 2001. From 2007 to 2012 he was the consultant of Asia International Piano Academy and Festival Korea. In addition, he is also the Examiner of Hong Kong Arts Development Council since 2012, Vice President of Chinese Social Arts Association and Music Foundation Committee and Vice President of Hong Kong Music Tutors Union.Aside teaching at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Hong Kong Baptist University, Chinese University in Hong Kong, Mr. Ma is appointed as the consultant of Trinity College London (HK) and guest professor of Yunnan Normal University.