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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 currently teaches flute at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Hong Kong Chinese University and the Hong Kong Institute of Education. He gives regular recitals and has made several recordings for RTHK Radio 4. As principal flautist of the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong as well as founder and chairman of the Hong Kong Flute Association and Hong Kong Flute Academy, Matthew is devoted to promoting the flute.