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Jessica Lo

Conducting/Theory/Piano Faculty 

Quick Facts:

 

-MMus, University of North Texas; BA(Hons) in Music, CUHK

-Assistant conductor of Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong; Music Director of YCPS Chinese Orchestra

- 2018 Curtis SummerFest Young Artist; conducted Bohemian Symphony Orchestra in Czech, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, UNT Symphony Orchestra etc.

-Various Scholarships winner

My Story

Kit-yu Lo is a master’s graduate from the University of North Texas where she studied orchestral conducting with Prof. David Itkin and Dr John Farrer. She is the current assistant conductor of Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong, and music director of YCPS Chinese Orchestra (Hong Kong) and Hotung Secondary School Orchestra (Hong Kong).

 

She was a conducting participant in the 2018 Curtis SummerFest Young Artist Summer Program, where she conducted her chamber group in a public radio broadcast on WRTI in Philadelphia. She has also participated in masterclasses and studied with Miguel Alberto Harth-Bedoya, Paul Bryan, Joshua Gersen, Mark Russell Smith, Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Ho-man Choi, Patrick Kreeger, Wolfgang Katschner, and Patrick Chiu.

Her ambition in conducting has lead Kit-yu to conduct the West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra in Czech, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Curtis SummerFest Orchestra, UNT Symphony Orchestra, UNT Concert Orchestra, CUHK Student Orchestra, Heep Yunn School Alumni Chinese Orchestra, the Opera Society of Hong Kong Children's Choir, and other local chamber ensembles.

As a young musician from Hong Kong, Kit-yu studied piano with Edward Auer, Danny Driver, Timothy Kwok Ka-ho and Vivian Cheng Wai. Kit-yu’s passion in music and social services has been well recognized. She has received several scholarships including Lucille G. Murchison Music Scholarship, N.P. Lam Memorial Scholarships for Balanced Education, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Scholarship Fund Reaching Out Award, Chiu Sun Lam Memorial Scholarship for Distinguished Service, and the Tong Tik Sang Memorial Scholarship.