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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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.
3, 8 & 11 Sep 2022
Angus Lee (PhD composition & Assistant Lecturer), Chasing Waterfalls (an artificial intelligence opera in 7 scenes), co-created with the Berlin-based sound artist collective kling klang klong and commissioned by phase7 performing.arts Berlin, premiered at Semperoper Dresden, Germany. The work will also tour to Hong Kong in November as part of Hong Kong New Vision Arts Festival 2022. Lee is leading the performances as conductor on both occasions.
25 JUL 2022
Professor Daniel CHUA elected Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.
7 JUL 2022
Professor Giorgio BIANCOROSSO, Dr. Deborah WAUGH, together with Mr. Thomas TSANG (Department of Architecture) were awarded the Architecture Faculty's 2022 Knowledge Exchange Awards for their project "The Soundtecture: Density as Intensity".
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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

Gavriel Lipkind: The Complete Bach Cello Suites I
當代以色列大提琴翹楚利普金:巴赫無伴奏組曲全集 I

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

Gavriel Lipkind I
Gavriel Lipkind: The Complete Bach Cello Suites II
當代以色列大提琴翹楚利普金:巴赫無伴奏組曲全集 II

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

Gavriel Lipkind II

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.​