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JazzSpeak Vol.6: Music Education

Event

MC & Speaker: Dr. Wong Chi-chung, Guest Speakers: Teriver Cheung, Anna Fan
  • Sat 04-08-2018 2:30 PM - 2 h

Fringe Upstairs

$50 (Standard), $40 (*Fringe members), $30 (**Student/ Senior)

Tickets

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Synopsis

 

Presented by the Fringe Club as one of the programmes of “Jazz-Go-Central, Jazz-Go-Fringe” project, JazzSpeak is the training programme of the Jazz Youth Internship Scheme Phase I.  The talk will be opened to the public as well. 

JazzSpeak Vol. 4 to 6 will be hosted by Dr. Wong Chi-chung. Topics include concert curatorship, music marketing and music education, with guest speakers invited in the 2nd half of each talk focusing on the “Jazz” part.  

 

JazzSpeak Vol. 5: Music Education
New generation jazz musicians sharing their jazz journeys: from overseas

 

MC+Speaker: Dr. Wong Chi-chung, Elvin

  • Assistant Director, HKU General Education 
    Curator of non-credit bearing programmes since 2011
    Founder/ Adviser of Kong U Big Band (2012 - present)
    Executive Producer of “明我以德/Brighten Me with Virtues” (HKU Centennial Commemoration Song, 2011), “杏林遍地” (HKU Medical School 130 Anniversary Commemoration Song, 2017)…
     
  • Highlighted Guest Speakers
    Aamir Khan, Luc Besson, Michelle Yeoh, Taimane, Jacky Cheung, Eason Chan, Daniel Wu, Wing Shya, Khalil Fong, Lowell Lo, Lung Ying-tai, Edward Chan…
     
  • Radio DJ/ Columnist
    Focusing on international music and local indie music culture since 1985 …been interviewing hundreds of musicians and artists (both world-class and indie)…via ”Chi Chung’s Choice” & “Chi Chung’s Class” @ CR2/903
     
  • TV music programme host
    “Chi Chung’s Clouds” @ Viu TV (2018)
    “International Music Zone” @ Cable YMC (1997-2000)
     
  • Highlighted interviews
    David Bowie, Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Sylvian, Peter Gabriel, Beck, Radiohead, Suede, Kula Shaker, The Cranberries, Annie Lennox, Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Philip Glass, Michael Nyman, Olafur Arnalds, Max Richter, Pat Metheny, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Joe Hisaishi etc.

 

Guest Speaker: 

Teriver Cheung is an internationally touring guitarist and composer. Originally born in Hong Kong, his early exposure to classical music has contributed to his future style of composing as well as playing.  He studied with Fred Hamilton at the University of North Texas with a scholarship and received Bachelors of Jazz Studies in 2004.  In 2009, Cheung relocated to New York and has since played an active role in the jazz scene.

In 2015, Cheung returned to Hong Kong.  Since then, he has collaborated with numerous musicians, composers and art groups in Hong Kong.  Most recent projects include: “Departure” presented with Chok Kerong together in 2018.  It is a full length concert featuring the premiere of their new Jazz chamber works under the Jazz Up Series.  He also curated a 3 day guided concert “Jazz Re-visit”at the Hong Kong Cultural centre during April 19-21 2018, as well as participating the LCSD Jazz Marathon Concert at the Queens Elizabeth Stadium as performer.

Cheung is currently a guest lecturer for the Education University of Hong Kong. He had also taught music workshops and clinics worldwide at UCSI University, Silpakorn University, Sing Jazz Academy (as part of the Singapore Jazz Festival) to name a few.

Teriver Cheung is an endorsed artist for the D’Angelico Guitars and Fender In-Ear Monitors

 

Guest Speaker:

Drummer born and raised in Hong Kong, Anna graduated from the Berklee College of Music.  She was twice awarded the Berklee Achievements-Based Scholarship in 2008 and was touring and featured in the Focus Day Concert in PASIC with the Berklee West African Drums and Dance Ensemble in Austin Texas.  It is one of the more renowned events in the drumming industry.  After returning to Hong Kong. Anna led her jazz group Renfrew Group touring in South Asia, including Hong Kong Arts Festival 2012, Hong Kong International Jazz Festival, Beishan International Jazz Festival (Zhuhai, China) and Tai Chung International Jazz Festival.  Besides performing, Anna also arranged and composed percussion music for various scale percussion ensembles.

 

Remarks:

  • Programmes elaborated mainly in Cantonese.
  • Admission: 30 minutes before show time.
  • No outside drink or food is allowed inside the venue.
  • Limited seats, first-come-first-served.
  • *Fringe Club membership card MUST be presented at the door.
  • **Student card/ Identity card MUST be presented at the door.
     

Jazz-Go-Central, Jazz-Go-Fringe” is financially supported by the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

The content of these programmes does not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Hong Kong Fringe Club reserves the right to change the programmes and speakers

 

Enquiries:
Fringe Club (852) 2521 7251
jazz@hkfringeclub.com


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