Chairman

Cindy Poon

BA (Dist.), FTCL, LRSM


Renowned music educator Cindy Poon was born into a family of educators, with all three generations being great educators. Cindy’s prestigious and elite family background has allowed her to access to high quality education in early childhood. She soon discovered her mission in life as an outstanding music educator.

Cindy started learning piano at the age of 5. When she was a primary five student at Marymount Primary School, she was selected by the school music teacher to perform playing piano in front of the whole school. She has later won numerous awards for the school and is currently a Fellow of Trinity College London.

Cindy started composing at the age of 10, she wrote her first solo album Shine at the age of only 17. Cindy has made various public performances on her music works. The highly acclaimed performances include performance of ‘Memories’ and ‘For My Dear’ at Hong Kong Island Shangri-La Hotel in 2014 and performance of ‘The Sound of Hope’ piano duet at Hong Kong City Hall in 2015. 

Cindy is also active in chamber music performances. Her performance was commented by British renowned trumpet player and composer James Stretton and Michael Shelton, former Chairman to the Adjudicators Council of the British and International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech as “Compelling and ultimately rewarding performance” and “Performed with musical flair and a thorough understanding of the various styles to a high standard” respectively. Cindy has also appeared in recital with international renowned musicians, including Swiss soprano Armita Nikdin and top German music school Musikhochschule Detmold lecturer and flutist Catherina Yung.

Cindy has devoted herself to music education for many years and is well loved by countless students. Among them, there are many award winners in music competitions. Since 2009, she has been actively promoting music education with the belief of “student-led, education first”. She has held various music workshops, seminars, concerts and piano competitions to increase public awareness of classical music and to raise its importance in the society. She is also an active adjudicator for various piano competitions. Cindy’s contribution to the music and education industry has been recognized by the society, she has been awarded numerous outstanding teacher awards in the past years.