Francis Wan

Francis Wan is one of Hong Kong’s most exciting and talented guitarists to watch on the music scene in recent years. He encountered the guitar at the age of 13 and soon began to show great promise in the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival, racking up five First Prizes in three consecutive years. After graduating from high school, he was accepted by the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts’ Diploma in Music to major in Guitar Performance under the tutelage of Tina K Lo, and later completed his Bachelor of Music programme with full scholarship.

Over the years, Wan has given countless solo recitals and has been invited to perform as a soloist by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta Orchestra, the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and the Macao Orchestra. He is an active recording artist in popular and film music recording, and has appeared as guest performer at various pop concerts and TV shows. He released his album Opus One to great acclaim in 2012.

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