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 JUN 2022
7 JUN 2022
Jing WANG (PhD Composition), Record of the Little Rock Pond (2021)-for percussion quartet, repeated by the HKPhil percussion section at HKPhil@Freespace, West Kowloon Cultural District.
22 MAY 2022
Jing WANG (PhD Composition), Yan (2016) - for shell-horn, repeated at AngelicA, Festival Internazionale di Musica, Italy.
11 FEB 2022
New MA in Music Studies programme to be launched in Sept 2022.
Now accepting applications
6 DEC 2021
HKU Chamber Singers 2021/22, Christmas greeting videos are now available online.
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Music Scholarship Scheme 2022/23

JUPAS/Non-JUPAS/Mainland candidates who would like to be considered for admission under the Music Scholarship Scheme have to submit their application before 17 Jan 2022 (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 2022.

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 2022, 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 Events

Messiaen’s Colourful Gazes

Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, HKU
28 MAY 2022 | SAT | 5:30PM  MORE DETAILS

Messiaen’s Colourful Gazes

Upcoming Research Colloquia

Currently no colloquia are planned due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will resume scheduling the series as soon as we are able to do so safely.​