Lau Yuck-lam

Lau Yuck-Lam  is currently a ruan virtuoso of of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. She comes from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, and is a graduate in Chinese Music from the Tainan National University of the Arts. She joined the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra in 2007. While at the University, she majored in liuqin under the tutelage of Chen I-Chien. She decided to explore the tonal and technical differences between the ruan and the liuqin, as a result of which she shows in her music a sensitivity to the nuances in the timbres, vision, and fluid presentation.  Her accolades include the first place for Zhongruan Solo for College Students at the 2003 Taiwan Music Competition and a second runner-up for Liuqin Solo at the 2001 Taiwan Music Competition.

In recent years, apart from giving regular solo recitals, Liu has premiered many new compositions, including The Moon Back Home by Weng Chih-wen, Liu by Kuo Min-chin. She has also performed with the Taipei Liuqin Ensemble at the National Chiang Kai Shek Cultural Centre on many occasions.