Sophie Sze-ki Mok, was born in Hong Kong. After graduated with a bachelor degree in Oboe Performance and Pedagogy from Hong Kong Baptist University, with an invitation in 2010, Mok became a member of Zenobia Woodwind Quintet as the graduate residency ensemble for the University of Colorado Boulder. Meanwhile, she was pursuing her master's degree in oboe performance with full scholarship as the Teaching Assistant in the University of Colorado.
Mok has performed frequently with different chamber ensembles. She participated in the world premiere and recording session of Songs of Love and Life for Soprano and Small Wind Ensemble by Frank Ticheli, directed by Allan McMurray whom the composition is dedicated to. In summer 2011, Mok was invited to hold a trio recital in the Asian Double Reed Association Conference in Bangkok. She is also the founding member of Groove Wind Quintet, a Hong Kong-based professional wind
Mok is also experienced in performing orchestral repertoire. She was the principal oboist of the University Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, and Opera Orchestra. Mok has performed with ensembles like Colorado Mahler Festival, Boulder Symphony, Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra etc. And she had been on tour with various ensembles including Collegium Musicum Hong Kong, Hong Kong Chamber Wind Philharmonia, and University of Colorado Boulder Wind Symphony.
Mok’s major teachers include Peter Cooper, James Brody, Victor Tam, and Kwok-cheong Chan. She also studied chamber music with Yoshiyuki Ishikawa, Daniel Silver and Homer Lee. While pursuing her degrees in oboe performance, Mok had already shown a great interest in conducting. She coached student ensembles regularly for their recitals and exams. After graduation, Mok started to seek her path as a conductor. She coaches wind ensembles as well as chamber music in different schools, and had worked closely with the Hong Kong Baptist University Symphony Orchestra. Since 2014, Mok has been the assistant conductor of Hong Kong Youth Wind Philharmonia.