Luu Cheuk-yin Clement
Born in Hong Kong, Luu Cheuk-yin Clement received his early training with Li Wing-shun at Yip’s Children’s Choral and Performing Arts Centre, and had studied with Zheng Shi-sheng, Lin Yao-ji and Dennis Kim. He completed the diploma course at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts under the tutelage of Ivan Chan, and later obtained his undergraduate degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music where he studied with Jaime Laredo. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at the Yale School of Music, studying with Syoko Aki.
Luu has performed as soloist in numerous occasions including performing with the Hong Kong Children’s Symphony Orchestra at George Weston Recital Hall in Toronto and Alice Tully Hall in New York. He has also participated in different music festivals including Bowdoin Music Festival, Kent/Blossom Music Festival, New York String Orchestra Seminar and Tanglewood Music Center, where he has collaborated with conductors and artists such as Charles Dutoit, Christoph von Dohnányi, Andris Nelsons, Yo-Yo Ma, Jaime Laredo, Sharon Robinson, Gil Shaham, Samuel Rhodes, Don Weilerstein and Miami String Quartet. During his summers at Tanglewood, Luu has led the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra as concertmaster and played with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Luu was a member of Canton Symphony Orchestra and Assistant Concertmaster of Akron Symphony Orchestra; he is currently a member of Hartford Symphony Orchestra in Connecticut.