Belle Shiu

Hong Kong

Award-winning pipa player Belle Shiu has performed in Asia and Europe. Her debut at Musicus Fest in 2014 included collaborations with Artistic Director Trey Lee, celebrated violists Yuri Bashmet and Vladimir Mendelssohn, as well as the world-renowned ensemble Moscow Soloists. In 2015, she represented Musicus Society by performing at the prestigious Kuhmo Festival in Finland, and toured the UK and Ireland representing her alma mater the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA). Among her major engagements is her solo debut with the Birmingham Symphonic Winds.

Shiu is currently a student of renowned pipa pedagogue Zhang Ying at the HKAPA’s Masters degree program. In addition, she is an associate member of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and a core member of the Yue Pipa Ensemble.