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Tak-Kei Wong is now pursuing his Master Degree of Music in Composition at the Royal Northern College of Music(RNCM) in the UK, supported by Waverley Fund and CASH Music Scholarship, offered by the Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Ltd. His principal teachers at the College are Adam Gorb and Gary Carpenter. Before joining the RNCM, he finished his Bachelor Degree of Art(Music) at the Music Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, under the tutelage of Prof. Kai-Young Chan, Prof. Victor Chan and Prof. Wendy Lee.
His music has been performed by David Herberts, Oliver Herberts, Hong Kong Wind Kamerata, Contrast Trio, Michigan State University Chamber Choir and the Chung Chi Orchestra. His And... for Timpani and Cello was featured in the Toolbox International Creative Academy 2019, where he won the Honourable Mention for Toolbox Composition Prize. In 2018, his another piece, Scattered Spiral, which was awarded the second prize in the New Generation 2018 Concert, was broadcast by the Radio Television Hong Kong. He has also collaborated with Trifarious, Mivos Quartet and Hong Kong Poet XiXi.
His recent work Feather's Groove for chamber ensemble, commissioned by the RNCM, was featured in the "RNCM New Ensemble" concert during "In Focus: Errollyn Wallen" festival on 6th February 2020.