何卓彥六歲起隨李尚澄先生學習口琴，以古典音樂為基楚。隨後亦獲日本大師Watani Yasuo、挪威大師Sigmond Groven及意大利大師Willi Burger教授。
另外近年更有幸躋身於國際賽事的評審團，成為最年輕的國際評委。他並以獨奏者身份獲邀到挪威，德國，巴哈馬和韓國的國際口琴節中授教及表演，他現亦為Honher Music 的國際代言人之一。
近年，何卓彥活躍於爵士及流行音樂界，有幸與幾位本地的資深爵士樂手及歌手合作，包括Eugene Pao， Ted Lo， Yoyo Sham岑寧兒，黃靖 及 Sybil Thomas 等等，踏上大型音樂節 Clockenflap 2015 的主舞台，亦為歌手灌錄多張唱片。
唱作人，熱心推廣口琴音樂；參與世界各地不同演出及音樂製作；2013年獲「世界冠軍」名銜，乃十七項國際口琴賽事冠軍得主、亦為Honher Music 的國際代言人之一。
Cy Leo is a chromatic harmonica virtuosic player and singer-song writer. Receiving classical harmonica training from Lee Sheung Ching and Watani Yasuo, Leo’s talent in the harmonica has given him widespread international recognition and success.
Leo was always destined to become a harmonica player from a tender age, influenced by his father PC Ho, the founder of the Hong Kong Harmonica Association and the world renowned King’s Harmonica Quintet. He won his first international award as a harmonica soloist at the age of 10 at the Asia Pacific Harmonica Festival. By the age of nineteen, he had accumulated 17 international titles including becoming Solo World Champion twice at the World Harmonica Festival 2009 & 2013.
However, Leo did not rest on his laurels, opting instead to open a new page in his career. International harmonica festivals came calling and Leo was invited as a guest performer, lecturer and adjudicator. These internationally recognized harmonica events included: The Seoul International Harmonica Festival, The Asia Pacific International Harmonica Festival, The SWISS Harpers Harmonica Association Gala Concert and The Norwegian Harmonica Festival. In 2017, Leo was invited to compose for the Test Piece Solo Category in the World Harmonica Festival. He will also be one of the adjudicators to select the next World Champion.
Leo’s musical exploration is not only limited to the harmonica circle. In 2016, after graduating from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Leo began his full-time music career as a performer, recording artist and teacher. Leo has been frequently invited as a headliner harmonica soloist on 7 international cruise lines including the prestigious Seabourn, Oceania and Royal Caribbean cruises. His soulful, powerful and skilful performances have received countless standing ovations from large audiences across 40 cities. Patrick McMahon, upon watching Leo in action, was moved to say ‘It was one of the most mind-blowing things I have ever seen’.
Back in his home town of Hong Kong, Leo is no stranger to the mainstream music industry. He has collaborated with many A-list local artists including Sandy Lam, Lowell Lo, Hacken Lee, Leo Ku and Louis Koo. Recently in 2017, Leo’s recording attracted extensive recognition when it appeared in the movie ‘This Is Not What I Expected’ starring Takeshi Kaneshiro. In Lowell Lo’s concert, ‘Beyond Imagination’, at the Hong Kong Coliseum with over ten thousand concert goers, Lowell lauded Leo on stage as ‘the best harmonica player in the world’.
Leo has also participated in many local indie and high culture music activities. He has appeared at two of the biggest music festivals in Hong Kong including the 32nd Hong Kong Arts Festival and Clockenflap 2016. Being widely recognized as a classical musician, a jazz musician and a singer-song writer, he has achieved recognition in a great number of musical activities in Hong Kong. His unique stories often attract media attention, and have featured on CCTV 1, TVB, Pearl TV, Ming Pao Daily News, South China Morning Post, Hong Kong Economic Journal, Metropop, and the RMM Journal.
Recently in 2017, Leo was invited to launch and direct the first Hong Kong City University harmonica team. His mission is to promote, develop and advance harmonica playing and performance in Hong Kong. As a member of the Veloz Harmonica Quartet, Leo has often appeared in community promotion projects and major government events such as performing at the National Day reception. Leo is also currently the international endorser of Hohner music.
Invierno Porteno in Norway,
Invierno Porteno in APHF,
Rhapsody in Blues
Moment and Movement in APHF,
Prelude and Dance in Germany World harmonica festival,
Intermezzo Giocoso in Norway,
Symphony No.5 First Movement, Beethoven,
Tico Tico, by Veloz:
William Tell Overture by Veloz,
Libertango by Veloz,
<Young Chromatic Talents> in WHF 2013
Begin the Beguine,
Rhapsody in Blue,
It aint necessarily so,
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