Dominic has taught substitute lessons in Hong Kong and at the Juilliard Music Advancement Program (MAP). He has also mentored the double bass section for the Juilliard MAP Orchestra and the Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra. This summer, he gave an instrumental showcase on the double bass at the S.K.H. Holy Spirit Primary School in Hong Kong. His teaching emphasizes on the attention to details, including slow practice and fragmentation. Practice exercises will be explored in lessons and tailored to each student’s individual needs.
Master of Music – The Juilliard School (Studio of Tim Cobb).
Bachelor of Music – The Juilliard School (Studio of Hal Robinson and Rex Surany).
An active orchestral performer, double bassist Dominic L. has appeared as principal bassist for the Juilliard Orchestra, Sarasota Festival Orchestra and Asian Youth Orchestra, and has been featured in a collaboration concert at the BBC Proms with the Royal Academy this past summer. Dominic has also performed with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Taiwan Connection Festival Orchestra, Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra and Aspen Festival Orchestra.
Dominic began his early lessons in 2005 with Raymond Yu. He enrolled in the Junior Music Program of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) the following year, and would spend the next 10 years at the Academy studying with Ming-Cheung Lam. At age 15, Dominic attained the Diploma of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music with distinction, and was invited to perform at the Diploma Awarding Ceremony. He spent the summer of 2016 at the Aspen Music Festival and School on fellowship, where he studied with Albert Laszlo. He was invited to play in a masterclass with Vienna Philharmonic principal bassist Ödön Racz by the Carnegie Hall and was also featured in other masterclasses with Alberto Bocini, Paul Ellison, Alex Hanna, Thomas Martin and Edgar Meyer.
Dominic will return to The Juilliard School to start his Master’s degree in the fall of ’19, having just completed his Bachelor’s degree in May. He has received the Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Scholarship, Matthew and Kay Bucksbaum Scholarship, Bernard van Zuiden Music Fund Scholarship and Bei Shan Tang Memorial Scholarship. His principal teachers include Timothy Cobb, Hal Robinson and Rex Surany.