Biography

Tak-Kei Wong graduated withMaster of Music in Composition at the Royal Northern College of Music(RNCM), 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(CUHK), 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, SaxConTrust, Idesta Duo, Contrast Trio, Northern Reeds, Hong Kong Wind Kamerata, RNCM New Ensemble, Michigan State University Chamber Choir and the Chung Chi Orchestra. His work Feather's Groove for chamber ensemble, commissioned by the RNCM, was featured in the "RNCM New Ensemble" concert during the "In Focus: Errollyn Wallen" festival. 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 other piece, Scattered Spiral, which was awarded the second prize in the New Generation 2018 Concert, was broadcast by Radio Television Hong Kong. He has also collaborated with BBC Singers, Trifarious, Mivos Quartet and Hong Kong Poet XiXi.

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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