Joseph Wu Chung-fan
Artistic Director, Arte & Fruitta Conductor
Chung-fan Wu, Joseph is a Hong Kong conductor, vioilnist and violist. Wu has been performing around the world including Japan, China, Czech,
Vienna and the USA, etc.
As a conductor, He has been appointed conductor of New Territory Youth String Orchestra, Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra, 2009 Music Office Music Camp Orchestra, Metropolitan Youth Orchestra; School orchestra like Ying Wa Primary School, Maryknoll Convent School, Pui Ching Primary School, St. Stephen’s College and etc. As a violinist and violist, Joseph was invited to premiere Piazzola four seasons with String Appassionata in Hong Kong. He was also invited to be guest soloist with Dr. Joseph Kam and Junior Chamber Ensemble.
His inspirational teaching method has won him Outstanding Teaching Award in the International Music and Arts Competition 2011. His teaching experience includes Hong Kong Music Office, Hong Kong Professional Musician Association and schools including Maryknoll Convent School, St. Stephen’s College, Pui Ching Primary School, Ying Wa Primary School, etc. From 2010, he has conducted students recital 'enlightening' with local famous instrumentalists. All the 'Enlightening' recitals have received high acclaims. In 2018, Joseph was invited to be ‘Star tutor’ of Parsons Music.
Joseph has been invited to be adjudicator of different competition, Hong Kong Virtuoso Music Competition, Inter-School International Performance Challenge, Joint School Music Assosciation to name a few. Last but not least, Joseph has been invited to host seminar regarding music education and music learning around schools and music
From 2012, Joseph has been appointed principal conductor of Hong Kong International Youth Philharmonia. Joseph led HKIYP to perform in major event such as Kwai Chung Annual gala, Christmas gala, new year eve gala and the orchestra has been invited to TVB for Culture Plaza. Joseph also led the orchestra for music tour to Taiwan in 2014 January. Joseph conducted world premier concert Nutcracker featuring animation
Dustykid in 2015 December which received huge applause.
‘Truly inspirational concert that proved classical music is fun and conventional!’ -Metro