Composer / HKS Artist Associate 2006-2008
Composer, music producer, sheng performer and a cappella artist Ng Cheuk-yin is Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s first Artist Associate (2006-2008), Music Director of fusion group SIU2 and Artistic Director of a cappella theatre company Yat Po Singers. His compositions range from chamber and orchestral works to electronic music, from rock music to musicals, from choral works to pop songs and music for crossover bands and ensembles.
In 2009 and 2013, Ng received the “Best Serious Composition” awards at the CASH Golden Sail Music Awards by his theatrical choral concert Rock Hard and Double Sheng Concerto Before the City Collapses (commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta) respectively. His choral work Singing Voices of the world was given the “Most Performed Work (Serious Music)” award by CASH in 2014.
A graduate of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Ng also studied Japanese at the International Christian University in Tokyo and Jazz Music at Codarts in the Netherlands. He was named “Artist of the Year (Music)” at the 2012 Hong Kong Arts Development Awards.