An award-winning pianist, composer, arranger and producer. Since graduating from Berklee College of Music, Patrick Lui has performed around the world including cities of New York, Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris, London, Taipei and Osaka. Winner of the Taichung Jazz Piano Competition and a semi-finalist at the Bucharest International Jazz Competition, he has appeared in festivals including EUROPAfest, Taichung Jazz Festival, JENerations Jazz Festival (US), Kanazawa Street Jazz, Clockenflap and Freespace Jazz Festival.
As an active composer, Patrick contributed to the score for feature films (The Bounty, This Is Not What I Expected and Chasing The Dragon), and has also composed music for television programmes and theatrical works for RTHK and Hong Kong Dance Company. He received a full scholarship from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund and completed his Master’s degree at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with distinction, furthering his studies in traditional and electronic music.
In September 2021, Patrick and his jazz group performed for “The Present – Jazz Festival of an Inward Journey”, part of LCSD’s “Jazz Up” series, and premiered works that blended jazz and traditional music, a fruition of his research and studies.
He is a frequent collaborator with RubberBand, and their works have received wide acclaim. The album Easy (co-produced in 2012) was awarded the “Album of The Year” by Commercial Radio Hong Kong. In 2022, the co-produced and arranged song "Ciao” won the "Song of The Year” award by Commercial Radio Hong Kong and the "Best Song”’ award at the CASH Golden Sail Music Awards.
Patrick’s own big band, Patrick Lui Jazz Orchestra, opened the 2019 Hong Kong Jazz Marathon, and for three consecutive years, it was one of the headliners of the Freespace Jazz Festival. In 2021, the jazz orchestra performed a concert "Jazz In French Fim“ at the French May Festival. The orchestra was invited by the Jazz Education Network in the US.