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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

6
WED
NOV
2019

Ayden ADLER
Orchestrating Whiteness: Arthur Fiedler, Serge Koussevitzky, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra
5
:00pm11.01, 11/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

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Ayden ADLER
10
SUN
NOV
2019

Sonata and Variations: Paul Lewis Piano Recital
3
:00pmLee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, HKU

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Paul Lewis
27
WED
NOV
2019

Adam J. SACKS
The Ethics of Aesthetics:The Musical Democracy of Leo Kestenberg and Interwar Europe
5
:00pm11.01, 11/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

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Adam SACKS

NEWS

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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Prof. Chan Hing-yan is conferred the James Chen & Yuen-Han​ Chan Professorship in Music
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Prof. Daniel Chua is elected Corresponding Member of the American Musicological Society
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Ho Fei-wan is awarded the scholarship from the Hong Kong Scholarship For Excellence Scheme. Fei-wan will pursue a Master of Music degree in composition at Royal College of Music, London in the coming two years.​
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Undergraduate Course Selection 2019/20

For information about undergraduate courses offered in 2019/20, as well as audition and selection requirements for performance courses, please visit the page Course Selection 2019/20. Please also visit the page Brilliant Shine Bursary, which details the information about covering the cost of music performance lessons for students taking Instrument Workshop, Vocal Workshop or Percussion Workshop under MUSI1022/2066/3021/4001 Performance study 1/2/3/4 or MUSI3032 Special performance study.

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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