Gabriel Kwok is Professor at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and has been Head of Keyboard Studies since 1989. A Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in London, he has given many masterclasses internationally including at the Royal Academy of Music, Hannover Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Eastman School of Music, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Peabody Institute and Yale School of Music.
He has served on the faculty of the Cliburn Piano Institute/Piano Texas (USA), Colburn Academy Festival (USA), Art of the Piano (USA), Chetham’s International Piano Summer School (UK), Music Fest Perugia (Italy), Coimbra World Piano Meeting (Portugal), Beijing International Music Festival and Academy (China), Shanghai International Piano Festival (China), Singapore International Piano Institute, Kyungsung International Piano Academy (Korea), Tel-Hai International Piano Master Classes (Israel) and PianoSolo – Internacional Masterclass (Argentina).
Gabriel Kwok has been a jury member of many international competitions including the Rome, Vianna da Motta, Gina Bachauer, Hong Kong, China, Hilton Head, Minnesota Piano-e, Darmstadt Chopin, Rio de Janerio BNDES, James Mottram, China Shenzhen Piano Concerto, Geneva, Ishikawa, Bayreuth-Weimar Liszt, Schubert and Aarhus International Piano Competitions.
Gabriel Kwok is a Steinway Artist and Steinway Honorary Professor. He was the Music Director of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts / Radio Television Hong Kong ‘Beethoven 32 Piano Sonatas’ project. In 2014, he was awarded Medal of Honour from the Hong Kong Government for his contribution to piano education in Hong Kong.