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Matthew Wu, fluteMatthew Wu, principal flute

Matthew Wu was born in Jiangxi, China. He graduated with honours from the Guangzhou Xinhai Conservatory of Music and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts where he studied with Margaret Crawford. In 1997 he received the Rachel Percival Scholarship to study with Paul Edmund-Davies, Edward Beckett and Phillipa Davies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where he completed his Post-Graduate Diploma and a Licentiate in flute performance. Matthew Wu is currently the principal flautist of the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong and the founder and chairman of the Hong Kong Flute Association and the Hong Kong Flute Academy. In addition to teaching at The Education University of Hong Kong he gives regular recitals and has made several recordings for RTHK Radio 4. He has also organized and presented major flute events, collaborating with internationally-acclaimed flautists including Peter-Lukas Graf, Paul Edmund-Davies, Vincent Lucas and Emmanuel Pahud.