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Mr Long Kwan
Brass


Long Kwan is currently a master student, majoring in tuba performance, at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University with the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Music (Performance and Pedagogy). Presently, he is receiving teaching from Steve Rossé, the Principal Tuba with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. He also studied with Roger Bobo, Øystein Baadsvik, Roland Szentpali and Tim Buzbee.

 

Kwan has obtained ABRSM Grade 8 Theory and DipABRSM in tuba performance with distinction. In December 2010, Kwan has played the complete Vaughan Williams’ Tuba Concerto with the Hong Kong Baptist University Symphony Orchestra.

 

Being an active tuba player in HK, he has been the Principal Tuba with the Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra since 2004 and the Principal Tuba with the Hong Kong Baptist University Symphony Orchestra, the Parsons Wind Orchestra and the Kwai Tsing Philharmonic Orchestra. He was the Principal Tuba with the New Territories Youth Symphonic Band, the Hong Kong Youth Symphonic Band and the HKIED Symphonic Band. He also has served as Guest Principal Tuba with the Millennium Youth Orchestra, Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong and the CUHK Symphony Orchestra. Kwan is now the tuba player with the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Symphony Orchestra and Brass Ensemble.

 

Long Kwan has performed with Parsons Wind Orchestra in Taiwan for the 2008 Taipei International Wind Band Festival. In the past years, he has performed with Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra in Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Zhongshan and Macao. In 2010, he performed with the Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra in Shanghai Expo 2010 and he was invited to perform Edward Gregson’s Tuba Concerto in the ABRSM Diploma Awards Ceremony 2010.

 

Apart from the rich performing experiences, Kwan also has devoted himself into education. He has been teaching in many primary and secondary schools for over 6 years. He taught all brass and flute instruments and has been a conductor for ensembles, symphonic band and orchestra.

 

Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance
Arco Music Academy School Hurstville Sydney New South Wales NSW Australia Violin Piano String Orchestra Musician Performance