Wong, Alfred

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Alfred Wong’s music has been widely performed, including the USA, UK, Germany, Sweden, Netherland, Russia, Hungary, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, mainland China, Taiwan and Macao, and his compositions have been selected in International Society for Contemporary Music Festival, Waterlooville Music Festival, Colorado Music Festival, Beijing Modern Music Festival, China ASEAN Music Festival and Singapore International Band Festival. He has been awarded CASH Scholarships twice, his music Voice of Heritage received “2014 CASH Golden Sail Music Awards” - Best Serious Composition, Nocturne to the Victoria Harbour was awarded Bronze in the 'Xinyi Cup', granted by the Art Department of the Ministry of Culture of China and the China Nationalities Orchestra Society for distinctive works for Chinese orchestra by young composers, An Illusive Dream was awarded Bronze in the Chinese orchestral compositions on the youth subject. In recent years, he is active in writing Chinese instrumental music and now has an oeuvre of over a hundred. Notable works include The Eight Immortals' Adventures and The Eight Immortals' Adventures Prequel for musical theatre, commissioned by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, and two of the pieces within was recorded by Hugo Productions (HK) Ltd. in the album “Chinese Orchestral Works by Hong Kong Composers”. Besides, his Digital Hub was also recorded by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, zheng quartet Mountain and Flowing River was recorded by Modern Audio Limited. His recent output includes 1894 Hong Kong Plague – a Musical, produced by the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, as well as "Dream of the Red Chamber" Capriccio for cello & orchestra, collaborated with cellist Trey Lee together with Detroit Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Leonard Slatkin.

Wong is also an active conductor in Hong Kong, collaborating with groups of varied natures, such as Hong Kong Band Directors Wind Orchestra, Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble, Hong Kong YWCA Chinese Orchestra, Hong Kong Children’s Choir and Tertiary Students' Ensemble. Wong was invited to conduct in Sabah Chinese Music Festival in 2009 and 2013, Guangzhou Youth Palace Wind Orchestra and Taipei Chin Yuan Chinese Orchestra in 2011, Melbourne Chao Feng Chinese Orchestra in 2017. Born in Hong Kong, Alfred Wong received his bachelor and master degrees from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, studied composition with Prof. Chan Wing-wah, piano with Dr. Cheng Wai, percussion with Dr. Lung Heung-wing and conducting with Mr. Ho Man-chuen. He is currently a guest lecturer at The Education University of Hong Kong, as well as teaching courses at the School of Professional and Continuing Education of the University of Hong Kong, etc.

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