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Xena Luen was born in Hong Kong in 1998 and started learning the violin at the age of 6, followed by Erhu (Chinese violin) at the age of 7. She completed her bachelor degree with Prof. Simone Zgraggen and Prof. Muriel Cantoreggi at the Freiburg University of Music in 2020 and her master degree with Prof. Gottfried von der Goltz in 2022.


She took part in violin master classes with Leonidas Kavakos, Sarah Chang, Paul Roczek, Kirill Troussov, Igor Petrushevski, Ulf Hoelscher, Sebastian Schmidt, Stephan Picard and Erika Geldsetzer.

She participated in Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra (HKYSO) for 5 years and in 2015 she participated in Eurasia International Music Festival in Ekaterinburg, Russia, as the concertmaster of HKYSO.


She has won multiple first prizes in the Hong Kong School Music Festival competition for violin and Erhu. In 2014 she received the first 'RTHK Radio 4 Chinese Instruments Scholarship', the highest category of Chinese instruments division. In 2009-10, she was elected School Art Ambassador by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. In 2015 she won the first concerto competition of the Diocesan Girls' School (the high school where she studied) with the 3rd movement from Prokofiev's 2nd violin concerto. In the same year she was selected to be part of Radio Television Hong Kong's Young Music Makers programme.


From 2019 to 2022 she played on the violin Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi, Milan 1750, on loan from the Baden-Württemberg Landessammlung.


Xena is currently a teacher for violin and chamber music at the music school Musikum Lahr, for AG courses at the Rheinschule Neuenburg and for violin at the music school Markgräflerland (Neuenburg). She is also frequently asked to substitute for violin at several music schools in Baden-Württemberg and is often invited to perform with various ensembles (Freiburger Bachchor, Heidelberger Sinfoniker) in Germany and abroad.


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