About Us

About Kester Music

Kester Music has been an established music teaching practice in Penang since 2009. It first started with an interest in music and grew into a passion for classical music. As part of the performing arts, we believe in the practical approach to music learning. With each performing experience gained, it helps to shape and colour your music.

 

Kester Hong | Violin

Kester Hong

Kester Hong has been teaching the violin for many years and is an experienced teacher. He holds a Diploma of The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (DipABRSM) and also Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music (LRSM) in violin performance. Kester Hong used to teach at LSI Music Centre, Melody Music Consultant and ARECA Centre of Performing Arts before establishing Kester Music in the year 2009. His violin teachers have included Yong Oi Ling, Lo Mei Yoke, Yasufumi Shimano, Lillian Wang and Brian Larson. He regularly performs chamber music with Ensemble Koschka and has performed with the group in Japan since 2010. Besides that, Kester Hong is also a violinist in Kester String Quartet.

 

Khoo Wei Min | Viola & Violin

Khoo Wei Min

Khoo Wei Min teaches the viola and violin. She holds a Diploma of The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (DipABRSM) in viola performance. Wei Min’s teachers who have influenced her musical learning journey includes Tham Kok Yin, Lo Mei Yoke and Toko Inomoto. She is a member of Ensemble Koschka and in 2013, she performed with the ensemble in Japan. Wei Min is also the violist in Kester String Quartet.

 

Kester Hong with Ensemble Koschka in Usagi Hall, Japan, 19th August 2012
Jean Baptiste Charles Dancla: Résignation Op.59

 

Kester Hong and Khoo Wei Min with Ensemble Koschka in Usagi Hall, Japan, 18th August 2013
Franz Peter Schubert: Military March Op. 51 No. 1
Arranged by Yasufumi Shimano

 

Kester Hong and Khoo Wei Min with Ensemble Koschka in Usagi Hall, Japan, 18th August 2013
Joachim Raff: Cavatina Op.85 No.3
Arranged by Yasufumi Shimano

 

Kester Hong with Ensemble Koschka in Usagi Hall, Japan, 19th August 2012
Yasufumi Shimano: December’s Rasa Sayang Op.17 (2010)

 

Kester Hong with Ensemble Koschka in Usagi Hall, Japan, 19th August 2012
Shoukichi Kina / arr.: Yasufumi Shimano: Hana (花)