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.

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Dec 2019
Professor Daniel Chua is conferred Chair Professor
Aug 2019
Dr. Yang Yuanzheng is awarded the Harvard-Yenching Institute Fellowship 2019/20 to undertake 10 months of independent research at Harvard University.
Jul 2019
Grammy Yeung Ching Ho is awarded the Jockey Club Music Scholarship
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Music Scholarship Scheme 2021/22

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 2021 (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 31 May 2021.

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 31 May 2021, after the deadline for updating programme choices before the release of HKDSE examination results.

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Recent Publications by HKU Music Faculty

Upcoming Concerts

The Beatles & Takemitsu’s Guitar

Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, HKU
20 NOV 2020 | FRI | 6:30PM MORE DETAILS

Upcoming Research Colloquia

No colloquia are planned for the first semester of ​2020/21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will resume scheduling the series as soon as we are able to do so safely.​