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Co-presented by Hong Kong La Salle College Chinese Orchestra and Toronto Chinese Orchestra
The La Salle College Chinese Orchestra was formed in 2001 with the aim to nurture the student’s interest in Chinese music, raise the performance level, and to allow students to experience to sprit of ensemble team work. Under the baton and leadership of Mr. Ng Chiu-Shing, the ensemble has grown from ten members to the current sixty, receiving numerous awards and recognition at competitions.
The list of awards include First and Third prizes at the 2009/2010 Hong Kong Schools Music Festivals; four consecutive Gold prizes at Hong Kong Youth Music Interflows; Second prize at the 2007 Young Folk Music Group Beijing Invitational; Gold prize at the 2011 Asia Pacific Chinese Music Exchange in Taiwan.
Chiu-Shing Ng – Conductor
Mr. Ng was born in Hong Kong. He is a successful composer, conductor, performer, and educator. For over thirty years, he has been very active in promoting Chinese music to the public, primarily in training young musicians and composing new pieces.
Mr. Ng has organized and conducted many concerts, and made great contributions in promoting the music culture in Hong Kong. Mr. Ng is currently the music director and conductor of the Hong Kong Juvenile & Youth Chinese Classical Orchestra, vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Federation of Chinese Musicians, committee member of the Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech Association, examiner at the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, artistic director of the Hong Kong Pipa Ensemble, principal advisor of the Standard Grade Examination Committee of the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music (Hong Kong), advisor of the Tai Cong Rongwen Art School Chinese Orchestra, executive member of the Association of Chinese Culture of Hong Kong, member of the China Nationalities Orchestra Society, member of the Composer & Author Society of Hong Kong, and lecturer at the Hong Kong Music Institute. He is listed in the Dictionary of Chinese Musicians.
Date: Friday, January 27, 2012
Venue: York University
4700 Keele Street, Toronto
Tribute Communities Recital Hall
Accolade East Building, Main floor
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2012
Venue: Cringan Hall (located in the high school)
100 Princess Ave., North York
Admission: $10 Regular, $20 VIP