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.



From Musical Scenery to Sonic Dramaturgy:
Radio Music Theater in Weimar Republic Germany

5:00pm11.01, 11/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

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Advanced Music Performance
7:00pmRehearsal Room, LG1/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, HKU

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Messiah Sing-Along 2018
2:30pmLee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, HKU

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Prof. Daniel Chua elected Corresponding Member of the American Musicological Society
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Dr. Chen Chih-ting Timmy is the sixth Music graduate to win the Li Ka Shing Prize (2015-2016)
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Giorgio Biancorosso awarded the 2016-2017 Research Output Prize (Arts) for his monograph Situated Listening (Oxford University Press)
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Undergraduate Course Selection 2018/19

For information about undergraduate courses offered in 2018/19, as well as audition and selection requirements for performance courses, please visit the page Course Selection 2018/19. Please also visit the page Brilliant Shine Bursary, which details the information about a new initiative to cover 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 2019/2020

Apply now for entry in the 2019/20 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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