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William Chung 鍾偉亮

William Chung 鍾偉亮William Wai-Leung Chung, baritone, choir conductor, and music teacher, holds an MMus in choral conducting from the Michigan State University, and a BA in Music from the University of Hong Kong. He studied conducting with Rolf Beck, Stephen Coker, David Rayl, Jonathan Reed, Helmuth Rilling, and Sandra Snow, and voice with Peter Lightfoot and Lan Rao. He began his career as the conductor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Students' Union Choir and was the conductor of the Greeners’ Sound, and instructor of the Hong Kong Treble Choir. He now teaches music at St. Stephen’s College, and conducts the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Students' Union Choir.

William was granted graduate assistantship during his study at Michigan State University. During his study at the University of Hong Kong, he was given the Helen Moore-Williams Music Prize, Hong Kong Children's Choir Scholarship, and the Bernard van Zuiden Music prize, in recognition of his outstanding academic performance and contribution in vocal and choral arts during his study at the university. He was awarded the best conductor in 2012 Busan Choral Festival and Competition while leading the Greeners' Sound attaining a bronze prize in classical mixed voice category. The Greeners' Sound also attained a championship in 65th Hong Kong Schools' Music Festival and Gold (A) Award in 2013 Hong Kong International Youth and Children's Choir Festival under William's conductorship.

Other than his conducting, as a singer he had performed abroad with the World Youth Choir in China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and France. He currently is a member of Tallis Vocalis and performs at various occasions as a freelance singer.

鍾氏為香港年青一代合唱指揮,先後畢業於香港大學及美國密切根州立大學,隨 David Rayl、 Jonathan Reed 及 Sandra Snow 研讀合唱指揮、饒嵐女士及 Peter Lightfoot 修習聲樂,另曾接受 Rolf Beck, Stephen Coker 及Helmuth Rilling 指導指揮技巧。曾擔任香港童聲合唱團導師及綠韻之合唱指揮,現任教於聖士提反書院及擔任香港理工大學學生會合唱團指揮。

鍾氏在學期間成績優異,分別獲頒密歇根州立大學研究生獎學金、Helen Moore-Williams Music Prize, 香港兒童合唱團獎學金及 Bernard van Zuiden Music Prize。二零一二年釜山國際合唱節鍾氏指揮綠韻於古典混聲合唱組別獲頒銅獎及最佳指揮。二零一三年分別帶領綠韻參與第四屆香港國際青少年合唱節比賽取得金獎(A),及第六十五屆香港學校音樂節公開組混聲合唱奪得冠軍。

除擔任指揮工作,鍾氏曾以合唱團員身份參與世界青年合唱團於多國演出,現為 Tallis Vocalis 團員,不時於香港各場合演唱。
 

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