Jo Yee Cheung


Chair of Trustees

Jo is a British pianist and music educator based in vibrant Manchester. Born and raised in Sheffield, Jo began playing the piano at the age of 6, and greatly benefitted from the dedication and mentorship of her music teachers as a child and young adult. After graduating from Cambridge University in 2014 with a BA in Music, Jo undertook an MMus degree and Advanced PGDip in Piano Performance at the RNCM in Manchester. At present, Jo is studying for a PhD in Music Education, on full scholarship from the RNCM, and aims to submit her thesis in October 2020.

As OMF's Director, Jo manages the charity's various projects, in particular liaising with schools and other organisations to co-ordinate and develop new and existing initiatives. When she isn't teaching or writing funding applications, Jo also works at the People's History Museum as part of their Community Programme Team, enjoys travelling to unusual places and hanging out with her cat, Atticus. More information about Jo is available on her website -


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