Tsun "Emmanuel" Kwok has received several awards for his musicianship including the 1st prize in the Hong Kong Music Festival and the 2nd prize in the National Competition of Asia. He has given solo performances with the Hong Kong Baptist University Orchestra, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Academy Symphony Orchestra and with the Collegium Musicum Hong Kong. As solo and chamber musician, he has played in most of the main concert halls in Hong Kong and has also given over 30 world premiere performances of contemporary music.
As an orchestral cellist, Emmanuel has served as principal cellist with various orchestras such as the Collegium Musicum Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Lee University (USA), Lee University Chamber Strings, Hong Kong Youth Chinese Orchestra. Most recently, he was the associate principal in the Texas Christian University Symphony Orchestra.
Emmanuel began studying cello at the Hong Kong Music Office at the age of 6. His earliest teachers include Mr. Hung Lap, Ms. Tung Hui Loo, Mr. Artem Konstantinov and Mr. Cheung Ming Yuen. Emmanuel finished his Master of Cello Performance in Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts under Professor Ray Wang before moving to America. In the United States, he has studied under Ms. Annie Camp, Professor Eugene Osadchy and Mr. Ignacy Gaydamovich. Emmanuel is currently an Artist Diploma student at Texas Christian University under the teaching of Dr. Jesús Castro-Balbi.