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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Students interested in taking MUSI2077 in 2021/22 may be required to be vaccinated in order to travel. You are highly encouraged to get the COVID vaccine as soon as possible, as you may not be eligible to take the course without proof of vaccination. Please also consider that vaccines are only available in Hong Kong for a limited time. Please contact the course instructor if you have any questions or concerns at jvneglia@hku.hk.


8 JUNE 2021
HKU Chamber Singers 2020/21, end of term choral presentation is now available online.
18 MAY 2021
Rayson Huang Lecture 2020/21 MUSIC PRE- & POST-HUMAN videos are now available online: 28 April 2021, 30 April 2021.
14 APR 2021
SSS (Sound/Stage/Screen), a new journal founded and co-edited by Giorgio Biancorosso, launches today.
19 Feb 2021
Professor Giorgio Biancorosso joins international panel to discuss the ​release of the 4K restorations and director's cut of Wong Kar Wai’s films.
JAN 2021
Jing Wang's The Flow ​won the first prize at Toolbox International Creative Academy 2021 (HK).
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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

Orchestral Spotlights: Bassoon

Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, HKU
24 OCT 2021 | SUN | 3:00PM  MORE DETAILS

For the End of Time

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.​