Chris Cheung was born in Hong Kong and graduated from Temple University and the Manhattan School of Music with a Master of Music degree. He has appeared in numerous festival performances in Asia, Europe and the USA including the Pacific Music Festival in Japan, the Schleswig Holstein Music Festival in Germany and the Chautauqua Music Festival in New York. He also performed as a member of the Asian Youth Orchestra in Hong Kong. From 1995 to 1997 he was appointed tutti violist of the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi in Italy where he worked under the baton of Maestro Alun Francis. On return to Hong Kong he taught viola at various schools and studios including the Hong Kong Music Office. Chris Cheung has been a member of City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong since 2002. He is also Director of the Hong Kong Music Education and conductor of the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of Hong Kong.