Free Pipe Organ Concert

Sandy Li, Irene Yip and Winnie Yip

2 February 2013 (Saturday)
5pm
Concert Hall

Sandy Li studied the piano with Carmen Yip, Chan Mong-kar, Stephen Wong, Christina Poon and Wendy Ng. She received a Diploma in Church Music from the Hong Kong International Institute of Music and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from the Chinese University in 2003. During her university studies, she studied the organ with Dr. Chiu Siu-ling and attained a Grade 8 Certificate in Organ Performance from ABRSM. After graduation, she studied the organ with Chan Yung Hang-kei. Li is currently an organist, pianist and choir conductor of her church, also the tutor of the “King of the Instruments” Pipe Organ Education Series organized by the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.




Irene Yip obtained her Master of Arts in Music from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009. Under the tutelage of Dr. Chiu Siu-ling and Gloria Wu, she gained a Certificate of Grade 8 in organ performance from the ABRSM with distinction in 2005. She had studied the piano with Nancy Loo and Harold Li; conducting with Dr. Yip Wai Hong, Dr. Byron McGilvary and Carmen Koon; and music composition with Victor Chan. She had performed in organ concerts organized by the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Being an active accompanist, she is the piano tutor of the International Christian Quality Music Secondary and Primary School, and one of the leading organists, pianists and choir conductors of the Truth Lutheran Church in Hong Kong. She is also the tutor of the “King of the Instruments” Pipe Organ Education Series organized by the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.




Winnie Yip was graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, majoring in Music. She studies the organ under the tutelage of Dr. Chiu Siu-ling and Chan Yung Hang-kei, and has obtained a Grade 8 certificate in organ performance with distinction from ABRSM in 2009. At present, she is the organist and choir accompanist of the Tin Chuen Chapel of Evangelical Free Church of China. She also serves as the organist for Kwun Tong Baptist Church and the tutor of the “King of the Instruments” Pipe Organ Education Series organized by the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.



Programme

E. Gigout (1844 - 1925)
Grand Choeur Dialogué

J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
From Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV1068
Air on the G String

Performed by Sandy Li

F. Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 65

H. Mulet (1878 - 1967)
Carillon–Sortie

Performed by Winnie Yip

L. Boëllmann (1862 - 1897)
From Suite Gothique, Op. 25
I.     Introduction - Choral (C minor)
II.    Menuet Gothique (C Major)
III.   Prière à Notre-Dame (A-flat Major)
IV.   Toccata (C minor)

Performed by Irene Yip


Free tickets are distributed at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Enquiry Counter (9am to 9pm daily) from 11 January onwards. Each patron may get a maximum of 4 tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Audiences aged 6 and above are welcome. Running time of the concert is about 40 minutes without intermission. Members of the audience are strongly advised to arrive punctually. Latecomers will be admitted at a suitable break.

The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme without prior notice should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary.

Programme Enquiries: 2734 2009 / 2734 2819