Manchung Ho has performed in a number of orchestras and chamber music ensembles in Hong Kong and the United States prior to his arrival in Seattle, including First Violin in the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra, the Missoula Symphony Orchestra and the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Ho is highly active as a freelance musician and a violin/viola instructor in the greater Seattle area. He has performed with Federal Way Symphony and currently performs with Orchestra Seattle, the Northwest Mahler Orchestra, and various chamber music ensembles.
Mr. Ho also has over 30 years’ experience teaching private lessons, group lessons, and chamber music coaching. Prior to his arrival in the U.S., he was also a violin instructor for the Hong Kong Music Office from 1989 –1991. His love of teaching and care for his students’ success are evidenced by the numerous achievements and affectionate regard his students have for their teacher. Many of his students are currently members of Seattle Youth Symphony and Bellevue Youth Symphony.
He was selected by the Michael J. Owen Music Education Fund in 2015 as an orchestra coach. Previously, he worked at Dunlap Elementary School, Martin Luther King Elementary School, and Aki Kurose Middle School. He is currently working at Kimball Elementary School and Maple Elementary School in Seattle. Additionally, he is an orchestra coach on Mercer Island for Island Middle School and Mercer Island High School. Mr. Ho has been a faculty member of the Vivace Chamber Music Players camp since 2017.
Mr. Ho holds an Advanced Performer’s Diploma in Violin Performance from the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts and a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from the University of Northern Colorado.
For further information about Mr. Ho at the Michael J. Owen Music Education Fund website, please go to: https://www.mjomef.org/
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