Music Office Youth Choir
The Music Office Youth Choir was established in 1980. With a repertoire which spans from sacred to secular, classical to popular, and Chinese to Western, the Choir has performed regularly in local concerts and collaborated with many visiting music groups, among which are the Kagoshima Senior High School Choir and Prunus Female Choir from Japan, College of Saint Benedict-Saint John’s University Choral Arts Ensemble and Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra from USA, The Chieftains from Ireland and the reputed Bach Choir from UK.
Embarking on its first overseas tour to Malaysia and Singapore in 1997, the Music Office Youth Choir next visited Kagoshima, Japan in 2002, where their performances under the auspices of the Kagoshima Prefectural Government were met with critical acclaim. The choir has since participated in several overseas choral festivals, with encouraging results attained in each: two gold diplomas and a Category Winner and Jury Award at the 2009 A Voyage of Songs International Choral Festival in Penang; two gold diplomas and a category winner award at the 2014 Sing n Joy Vienna -29th International Schubert Choir Competition and three gold awards and two category winner awards at respectively the 2016 Singapore International Choral Festival and 11th International Johannes Brahms Choir Festival and Competition in 2019.
The Choir, which recruits annually in April / May, is open to singers between the age of 15 and 25. Interested parties with a good singing voice and sight-singing ability are welcome to apply.
|Conductor(s)/ Instructor(s)：||LAI Wing-yan and LEE Shin-wah Linde|
|Manager：||HO Shun-yin Kitty|
Music Office Children’s Choir
The Music Office Children’s Choir, formerly known as the “Music Office Chinese Folk Singing Children Ensemble”, was formed in 1981 to promote the singing of Chinese folk songs. With an expanded repertoire now comprising works in different languages and styles, the Choir has also enjoyed the opportunity of participating in a wide range of performances inclusive of community concerts, operettas and galas and sharing the stage with collaborators like the Hong Kong Children’s Choir, Tuen Mun Children’s Choir, Sham Shui Po Children’s Choir and Kowloon City District Children’s Chorus, Macao Youth Choir, All-American Boys Chorus and the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra
The Choir, which recruits annually in April/May, is open to children aged 8 to 15. Interested parties with a good singing voice and sight-singing ability are welcome to apply.
|Conductor(s)/ Instructor(s)：||CHAN Wan-hong, HO Shun-yin Kitty and LEE Shin-wah Linde|
|Manager：||Fenix MAN Kwan-kong|