Biography

Tak-Kei Wong is currently pursuing his Master of Music in Composition at the Royal Northern College of Music, where he studies with Adam Gorb and Gary Carpenter. His study is supported by Waverley Fund in the UK, and “CASH Music Scholarship” sponsored by Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong. Before joining RNCM, he finished his Bachelor of Art(Music) at the Music Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he studied music composition with Prof. Kai-Young Chan, Prof. Victor Chan, and Prof. Wendy Lee.

 

Wong’s recent work, Feather’s Groove for chamber ensemble was premiered in RNCM New Ensemble Concert, during the “In Focus, Errollyn Wallen” festival on 6th February 2020. His other work, And… was premiered by David Herbert, Principal Timpanist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and cellist Oliver Herbert, in the Toolbox International Creative Academy 2019, where he was awarded the Honorable Mention for Toolbox Composition Prize. He also received the Second Prize in New Generation 2018, broadcast by Radio Television Hong Kong.

 

Wong’s music has been performed in Chung Chi Orchestra Spring Concert 2019, Ensemble in Residence Concert CUHK, Bauhinia Concert, and the opening ceremony of the exhibition “A Field in Bloom: Highlights of Chinese Art to Mark the 60th Anniversary of the Department of Fine Arts, CUHK”. Wong has also collaborated with the Chung Chi Orchestra, Mivos Quartet, Hong Kong Wind Kamerata, Contrast Trio and Hong Kong author and poet, Xi Xi.

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