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2018/19 School Music Workshop Series

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"Music New Horizon" Workshops

To enrich students' music knowledge and encourage them to learn beyond the music classroom, Music Office invites local artists to present a series of music appreciation workshops with topics on the 'World Music', 'Broadway Musical' and 'A Cappella'.

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To enrich the music knowledge of school students, Music Office invites local artists to present the workshops on the following music topics.


Each workshop lasts about an hour and will be conducted in Cantonese.

Capacity: 150-170 students for each school
Date:Late October 2018 - March 2019
Venue: Campus of the participating schools
Enrollment: Interested schools please download and complete the Enrollment Form of "Music New Horizon" Workshops (Chinese only), email or fax to Music Office on or before 12 October 2018. Oversubscribed applications will be processed by ballot. Selected schools will be contacted to confirm the workshop date and arrangement.

*Music Office reserves the right to change the programme and speakers

World Music (suitable for primary four to six students)

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To broaden students' music horizon and know more about the music and culture of different countries, this workshop will guide students to appreciate music from other region of the globe.


Speaker

Professor Pak Tak-wan
Head of Academic Studies
in Music, School of Music,
HK Academy for Performing Arts

Dr. Wong Oi-yan
Ph.D in ethnomusicology,
University of California,
Los Angeles

Broadway Musical (suitable for primary four to six students)

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Musical theatre is an art form that integrates music, drama and dance. This workshop will guide students to appreciate musicals and learn how to distinguish musicals from other art forms such as opera and drama.


Speaker

Wong Chi-wing, Cynthia
Composer;
Wong's compositions/ works have been performed in the United States

Ernestine Ho
Musical actress;
Singing coach

A Cappella (suitable for primary four to six students; all secondary students)

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Through live demonstration, a cappella group/ artist will introduce a cappella music and its development, coaching students to sing parts harmony and practice vocal percussion (Beatboxing).


Speaker

V Sing
Local a cappella group

Jojo Pang
Founder of Hong Kong A Cappella Academy

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"I'm a Fine Music DJ" Workshops

Music Office invites RTHK Radio 4 professional radio hosts to visit schools, introducing the Chinese and Western music and the work of classical music DJ. Apart from music appreciation, students will also learn how to be a radio host to present classical music.


After the workshop, selected students will be invited to be the guest hosts in live radio programme, sharing classical music and their school music activities with audience.

Details

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Music Office invites RTHK Radio 4 professional radio hosts to visit schools, introducing the Chinese and Western music and the work of classical music DJ. Apart from music appreciation, students will also learn how to be a DJ to present Chinese and Western music in a radio programme.


Each workshop lasts about an hour and will be conducted in Cantonese.


After the workshop, selected students will be invited to be the guest hosts in live radio programme, sharing Chinese and Western music and their school music activities with audience.


School Participants: Primary four to six students
All secondary students
Capacity: 150-170 students for each school
Date: Late October 2018 - March 2019
Venue: Campus of the participating schools
Enrollment: Interested schools please download and complete the Enrollment Form of "I'm a Fine Music DJ" Workshops (Chinese only), email or fax to Music Office on or before 12 October 2018. Oversubscribed applications will be processed by ballot. Selected schools will be contacted to confirm the workshop date and arrangement.

*Music Office reserves the right to change the programme and speakers