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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24 FEB 2023
An extended interview with Mr. and Mrs. James Chen Chien-Hua, donors of one of HKU Music's endowed professorships, is now available online in the Hong Kong Arts Development Council’s Oral History and Archives Project website.
23 FEB 2023
Dr. Rujing Stacy HUANG was elected Co-Chair of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) Sound Studies Section for the 2022-2024 term. As a singer-songwriter, her debut single “Dear Days” — commissioned by NetEase Cloud Music as a regional exclusive — entered the DSP’s Official Top 30 Folk Song Chart and Top 100 Hong Kong Folk-Pop Chart in January 2023. She is also co-organizing the fourth edition of the AI Song Contest.
19 Sep 2022
Dr. Youn KIM’s monograph Body and Force in Music: Metaphoric Constructions in Music Psychology is published a part of the SEMPRE Studies in the Psychology of Music series. The book investigates the complex and multidisciplinary discursive space of the emerging field of music psychology in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
15 Sep 2022
Professor Giorgio BIANCOROSSO stages the tech-cantata The Longest Days and the Shortest Days at Lisbon's Gulbenkian Auditorium.
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HKU Chamber Singers 2022/23

Join the HKU Chamber Singers for credit or no credit to sing Faure's Requiem with the HKPhil in Nov 2022. Other highlights include a Christmas Concert with works by local composers and the premiere of a new work by Professor Chan Hing-yan at the Annual Concert. For further enquiries, please contact Caleb Woo at calebwoo@hotmail.com (see also UNDERGRADUATE > Course Offerings & Course Selection 2022/23 > Performance Courses > Performance Study, scroll down to "Ensembles").

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Recent Publications by HKU Music Faculty

Upcoming Concerts

Orchestral Spotlights: Horn

Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, HKU
4 June 2023 | SUN | 3:00PM  MORE DETAILS

HKPhil Horn
Nobuyuki Tsujii in Recital

Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, HKU
10 June 2023 | SAT | 8:00PM  MORE DETAILS