Department of Music

the university of hong kong

Welcome to the Department of Music at the University of Hong Kong. Founded in 1981, the Department of Music is part of the School of Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and is affiliated with The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. The Department is a happening place, providing a culturally enriching environment for immersive learning. We provide an integrated learning experience in music second to none in the region. Joining us will connect you with the wider world of musicology.



Of Love and Beloved: Christoph Prégardien & Roger Vignoles (CANCELLED)
:00pmLee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, HKU

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Christoph Prégardien & Roger Vignoles

Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov: Beethoven’s Complete Sonatas for Violin and Piano I (CANCELLED)
:00pmLee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, HKU

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Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov


Prof. Daniel Chua is conferred Chair Professor

Grammy Yeung Ching Ho is awarded the Jockey Club Music Scholarship

Dr. Yang Yuanzheng is awarded the Harvard-Yenching Institute Fellowship 2019/20 to undertake 10 months of independent research at Harvard University.
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2020/21 Music Scholarship Scheme

JUPAS/Non-JUPAS/Mainland candidates who would like to be considered for admission under the Music Scholarship Scheme have to submit their application before 15 Jan 2020 (Hong Kong Time). Late application to the Music Scholarship Scheme will be considered on a case by case basis, but in any case, no later than 20 May 2020.

The online application requires you to submit a number of personal, academic and employment details, including an essay and a video. Please take this into consideration when planning your application and don’t wait till the last minute.

JUPAS candidates applying to the Music Scholarship Scheme must include 6054 BA as one of their band A programme choices as of 20 May 2020, after the deadline for updating programme choices before the release of HKDSE examination results.

Postgraduate Application for 2020/2021

Apply now for entry in the 2020/21 academic year. Applicants are advised to observe the deadlines, apply in the main round, and note the HKPF and the Joint KCL-HKU PhD possibilities.

For further details on our PhD or MPhil programme in Music and other funding opportunities
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Hong Kong Postgraduate Fellowship (HKPF)
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Joint PhD: King’s College London and HKU (Joint KCL-HKU PhD) 
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