Mark Wing-chun Hui, a native of Hong Kong, enjoys a diverse career as a violinist, pianist and conductor. A graduate from the Manhattan School of Music in New York, Mark Hui studied violin performance under the tutelage of Lucie Robert and obtained his Master of Music Degree in 2014. Prior to that, he received his Bachelor of Music (Hon) Degree with first class honour in 2012 from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where he studied with Professor Michael Ma. His major teachers also include Tsai Loo and Wong Wai Ming.
Active as a soloist, Mark has made concerto appearances with with conductors Lio Kuok-man, Alan Cumberland, Slash Leung and Sean Li. He won the Academy Concerto Trial in 2012 and performed Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the Academy Symphony Orchestra of HKAPA under Alan Cumberland. In 2014, Mark was invited to played Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with world-renowned cellist Jian Wang, Steinway Artist Rachel Cheung and the Hong Kong Festival Orchestra under Sean Li.
Mark has an immense passion in playing in orchestras, which brings him to perform in prestigious concert halls in New York, Berlin, Salzburg, Sydney, Zurich and Tokyo. He has been the Concertmaster in the Asian Youth Orchestra, the Dutch Orchestra and Ensemble Academy, and the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra. He was also invited to play in the YouTube Symphony Orchestra, the New York String Orchestra, the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, as well as the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. Most recently, he was appointed Concertmaster of the Broadway production Phantom of the Opera in the Hong Kong session staged at the AsiaWorld-Expo.
Moreover, Mark is much inspired in conducting by observing distinguished conductors who led the orchestras he played in. His conducting mentors include Alan Cumberland and David Gilbert. In 2014, Mark was invited with a full fellowship to the prestigious American Academy of Conducting at Aspen, where he studied with Maestros Robert Spano, Leonard Slatkin, Federico Cortese, Johannes Debus and Hugh Wolff.
Furthermore, Mark is an experienced piano accompanist in various music competitions, examinations and recitals, in which he has worked with numerous instrumentalists and possesses a wide range of repertoire. He has obtained the Fellowship of the Royal Schools of Music (FRSM) and Fellowship of the Trinity College London (FTCL) in piano performance in distinctions. His major teachers include his father Hui Chung-fat, Poon Tak, Andrew Ma Cong, Professor David Gwilt and Dr. Amy Sze.
Mark currently plays in the Hong Kong Sinfonietta. He holds the position of Associate Conductor at the Hong Kong Festival Orchestra. He is also the conductor of the Alliance Primary School Kowloon Tong String Orchestra.