Pianist Jacqueline Leung is a laureate of the Antena 2 prize, awarded by the national classical music radio station in Portugal. Described as a player who possesses ‘musicality, intelligence and technical finesse’, recent engagements have taken her to a concerto premiere at the Bogota International Piano Festival, solo recitals at the 'Oscar Buenaventura' International Piano Festival, the Costa Rica International Piano Season, London and the American Liszt Festival as guest artist and across Asia. As a lecturer she has presented at the 2014 World Piano Conference and she has presented seminars as a teacher trainer for Trinity College London exam board in Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia.
As the second place winner of the 2010 American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition, her performances and interviews have been broadcast on TV and radio across the globe. She has collaborated with some of the world's distinguished musicians such as Robert Aitken, Andras Adorjan, Jasmine Choi, Iestyn Davies, Christopher Purves and Trey Lee. She has lectured and taught masterclasses at the Conservatorio del Tolima, University Juan N. Corpas, ABAC University of Thailand and the Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong. She also served as a jury member in many competitions including the 2nd Thailand International Mozart Competition, the Hong Kong-Asia Open Piano Competition, the Japan Piara (Hong Kong) Piano Competition, and the China Artists Association Competition.
Jacqueline attended the Royal Academy of Music as a scholar and she served as the chairperson of the Royal Academy of Music HK Alumni Association for many years. She was recently elected as an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) in recognition of her significant contribution in the musical field. Recently, she received an a national outstanding artist teacher award in China. Her major mentors include Dr. Tamas Ungar, Patsy Toh, Eleanor Wong, and Hilary Coates.
She is now a Senior Lecturer of Music (Piano) at United International College in Zhuhai, China. The solo album 'In Sunshine or In Shadow' is her debut CD.