Hong Kong born pianist Jacqueline Leung is a laureate of the Antena 2 prize, awarded by the national classical music radio station in Portugal which culminated in a live solo recital broadcast on national radio. Described as a player who possesses ‘musicality, intelligence and technical finesse’, recent engagements have taken her to festivals and concerts all over the world.
She is frequently invited to serve as a jury member at competitions, such as the 2nd Thailand International Mozart Competition and the Japan Piara International Piano Competition (Hong Kong), China Artists Association competition, Hong Kong Open Piano Competition, 7th Borneo Performing Arts Festival and the World Piano Teachers Association International Piano Competition. As a lecturer she has presented at the 2014 World Piano Conference and numerous workshops throughout Asia. Since 2013 she has worked as specialist piano presenter and masterclass teacher for the Trinity College London exam board.
Jacqueline attended Wells Cathedral School, UK as a specialist musician and then trained as a scholar at the Royal Academy of Music, obtaining the LRAM piano teaching diploma and BMus degree. She furthered her studies in the USA, gaining a MMus degree. Jacqueline served as the chairperson of the Royal Academy of Music HK Alumni Association for many years and in 2013, she was elected as an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM), in recognition of her significant contribution in the musical field.