Department of Music

the university of hong kong

Joshua CHAN

Joshua CHAN

Associate Professor

Office: Room 11.19, 11/F Run Run Shaw Tower

Joshua CHAN, Ph.D. (HKU), has written more than 150 compositions and arrangements, in diversified styles, for various media including orchestral, electronic, chamber, vocal, theatre, ballet, and pop recording. International events in which Chan's work were featured include: UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers (1988, 1993, 2002, 2005); ISCM World Music Days (1995 & 2002); International Computer Music Conference (1993); Asian Composers' League Conference New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Concert (1992); Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra Concert (1998); ballet performances by the London Studio Centre in seven cities in UK (2002); the First Chinese Composers Festival (1986); Hong Kong Arts Festival (1984, 1994, 1998-2001); New Zealand International Arts Festival (2004); Singapore Chinese Orchestra Session Concert (2001); the Fifth Asia-Pacific Harmonica Festival (2004); Musicarama Festivals (1992-2006); the Fifth Osaka International Chamber Music Festa (2005), etc. Chan's works have been published on 10 compact discs of 7 different labels. Chan also serves the community as a Council Member of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, the Chairman of the Hong Kong Composers' Guild, the Chairman of the Asian Composers League, a Member of the Programme and Development Committee for the Leisure and Cultural Services Department's cultural programmes, and the Chairman of the CDC-HKEAA Committee on Music Curriculum (Senior Secondary of the new 3+3+4 academic system). Chan was commended by the HKSAR Government in the Secretary for Home Affairs' Commendation Scheme 2007 for the Persons with Outstanding Contributions to the Development of Arts and Culture.

Associate Professor

Email: jkbchan@hku.hk

Office: Room 11.19, 11/F Run Run Shaw Tower

Joshua CHAN, Ph.D. (HKU), has written more than 150 compositions and arrangements, in diversified styles, for various media including orchestral, electronic, chamber, vocal, theatre, ballet, and pop recording. International events in which Chan's work were featured include: UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers (1988, 1993, 2002, 2005); ISCM World Music Days (1995 & 2002); International Computer Music Conference (1993); Asian Composers' League Conference New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Concert (1992); Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra Concert (1998); ballet performances by the London Studio Centre in seven cities in UK (2002); the First Chinese Composers Festival (1986); Hong Kong Arts Festival (1984, 1994, 1998-2001); New Zealand International Arts Festival (2004); Singapore Chinese Orchestra Session Concert (2001); the Fifth Asia-Pacific Harmonica Festival (2004); Musicarama Festivals (1992-2006); the Fifth Osaka International Chamber Music Festa (2005), etc. Chan's works have been published on 10 compact discs of 7 different labels. Chan also serves the community as a Council Member of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, the Chairman of the Hong Kong Composers' Guild, the Chairman of the Asian Composers League, a Member of the Programme and Development Committee for the Leisure and Cultural Services Department's cultural programmes, and the Chairman of the CDC-HKEAA Committee on Music Curriculum (Senior Secondary of the new 3+3+4 academic system). Chan was commended by the HKSAR Government in the Secretary for Home Affairs' Commendation Scheme 2007 for the Persons with Outstanding Contributions to the Development of Arts and Culture.

Courses Offered 2018/19

MUSI2026  Fundamentals of music composition

MUSI2076  Instrumentation and orchestration 1

MUSI3036  Chromaticism and post-tonal techniques