Hong Kong-born Yiu Song-Lam is a distinguished oboist who has worked in the music industry as performer, educator and entrepreneur. A graduate of the HKAPA, Yiu was an awardee of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship to study abroad in Australia, UK, Germany and Holland.
Yiu is founding Artistic Director of Hong Kong Wind Kamerata, and has been artist-in-residence at the EdUHK, CUHK and RTHK. Since 2022 Yiu has served as at-large director for IDRS and is vice president of ADRA. Yiu has appeared as soloist with numerous orchestras worldwide and has shared stage with world-class artists at prestigious music festivals.
Yiu is regularly invited to adjudicate at prestigious international competitions, notably international competitions of the IDRS, Muri and Geneva. He has given masterclasses at leading institutes worldwide and is visiting professor at the Shanghai Conservatory. His students have won major prizes in many international competitions and have been appointed major positions at renowned orchestras across Europe and Asia. Yiu was elected Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) for his significant contributions to the music profession.