Karen Yeung 楊嘉倫
Founder & Artistic Director
Bassoon, baroque bassoon & dulcian
Karen Yeung is the founder and artistic director of Concerto da Camera, an active professional chamber music ensemble in Hong Kong since 2004, and a co-founder of the Hong Kong Bassoon Academy, a school offering quality music education since 2010. Under her leadership and vision, Concerto da Camera offers unique, innovative chamber music programmes which promote public interest in classical music. Yeung graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2001.
She continued her studies on the modern bassoon at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam under Mr. Ronald Karten, Principal Bassoon of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and on the baroque bassoon and early music performance studies under Ms. Donna Agrell, bassoonist of The Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century. She has participated in masterclasses given by renowned coaches and historical bassoonists, including Paolo Grazzi and Alberto Grazzi of Ensemble Zefiro (Italy), and Dominic Teresi of Tafelmusik (Canada).