Lauren Yuen
阮曼霖
Percussion Lesson
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Lauren Yuen Man Lam holds Bachelor of Music (Honours) Degree at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. She majors in Percussion and studies under Sophia Woo Shuk-Fai, percussionist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and James Boznos, Principal Timpanist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. In early ages, she learned percussion under Dr. Lung Heung Wing and Jojo Ho.

Lauren received orchestral trainings since young age. In 2012-2016, she was the Principal Percussionist of the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of Hong Kong, and St.Paul’s Co-educational College Orchestra. She is also actively participating in local orchestras and productions in recent years, that she plays as a freelance percussionist/ percussionist in Opera Hong Kong, Hong Kong Strings, Hong Kong Oratorio Society, HKAPA Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, Percussion Ensemble, Millennium Youth Orchestra etc..

Lauren is an experienced performer. She is the founder and core member of Vertex Percussion Duo, and performed in many different places and events. Including Princeton University, Vienna Musikverein, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Percussive Arts Society Day of Percussion, Shatin Drum Festival, HKAPA Open Days, Tsinghua University Centennial Celebration etc.. In 2019, she has received a scholarship to attend the Sō Percussion Summer Institute and performed in different places in Princeton, America.

Lauren is an experienced percussion tutor. Her students had won the 1st runner up of Snare Drum Category, 2nd runner up in Marimba Category in IPEA Elites Competition (Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), and attained distinction in ABRSM Grade 8, Grade 5, Grade 4 Percussion and ABRSM Grade 5 Theory. Her students’ passing rate is 100%.

阮曼霖為香港演藝學院音樂學士,主修敲擊樂,師承香港管弦樂團樂師胡淑徽(Sophia Woo)、定音鼓首席龐樂思(James Boznos);早期跟隨龍向榮博士、何銘恩學習敲擊樂。

阮氏自小受樂團訓練,活躍於多個本地樂團,2012-2016年間,擔任香港青少年管弦樂團及聖保羅男女中學管弦樂團敲擊樂首席,現時亦於多個本地樂團擔任特約樂手/樂手,包括:香港歌劇院、香港弦樂團、香港聖樂團、香港演藝學院管弦樂團、管樂團、敲擊樂團、香港新世紀青年管弦樂團等。

阮氏演出經驗豐富,為敲擊樂二重奏組合Vertex Percussion Duo 創辦人及核心成員,亦曾於多個地方及活動中演出,包括:美國普林斯頓大學、維也納金色大廳、香港藝術節、Percussive Arts Society Day of Percussion、沙田鼓樂節、香港演藝學院開放日、北京清華大學百年校慶慶典等。2019年,阮氏考獲獎學金參與Sō Percussion Summer Institute,於美國普林斯頓多處演出。

阮氏擁有豐富教學經驗,其學生於IPEA打擊樂箐英賽港澳台賽區奪得小鼓組亞軍、馬林巴琴組季軍;英國皇家音樂學院敲擊樂8級、5級、4級奪得Distinction;英國皇家音樂學院5級樂理奪得Distinction,學生及格率為100%。