Wong Bing Lai Music and Performing Arts Unit (WBLMP)
Prof. IP Kim Ho
BA, MMus (CUHK), PhD (Edinburgh)
Kimho received his Doctoral degree in 2004 at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He has been awarded the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for Overseas Studies in 1998 and was a fellow of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in 1997. In 2011 and 2014, he was invited to be a Research Fellow at the International Research Centre, Interweaving Performance Culture at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. His research in intercultural performance has been supported by the Scottish Arts Council and the Confucius Institute for Scotland. Kimho’s music performances include appearances at the Dutch Radio, Sophiensaale in Berlin, Edinburgh International Festival and Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London.
Ms. YAU See Wing Catherine
BSc(Hons) (CUHK), MFA (NYU), MA (HKU)
Associate Professor of Practice
Catherine is a Lee Hysan Foundation Fellow of the Asian Cultural Council (HK). She co-created the first whole-semester compulsory credited dance course for the Department of Cultural and Creative Arts (CCA) at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) in 2010, and later created another two dance courses, and has served as their Guest Lecturer since then. Catherine is highly involved in sharing dance for all and has designed curriculum and conducts workshops for different schools and organizations. She choreographs in community dance projects and performs researches, writes and gives talks on dance. Organizations she has worked for include The City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC), West Kowloon Cultural District, The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) etc.
Mr. WOO Wing Ching Caleb
MM Performance and Literature (Eastman), MA Christian Studies (CUHK),
BA Music Performance and Pedagogy (HKBU), BSSc China Studies (HKBU), NATS member, LRSM
Assistant Professor of Practice
Now serving as the Music Director of Tuen Mun Alliance Church and Voice Instructor at Music Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Qin Music, Caleb is also a resident artist of The Education University of Hong Kong, coordinator of Ensemble Music Ministries in the Hong Kong Baptist University and conductor of The University of Hong Kong Chamber Singers. Elected as President of the Hong Kong Chapter of National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Caleb devotes himself into promoting healthy vocalism and the ability to appreciate the beauty of voice as creation.
Dr. BERTELLI Enrico
BA, MA (Cardiff), PhD (York)
Associate Professor of Practice
Enrico is a researcher, teacher and performer in the field of Arts, Technology and Education. Founded Conductive Music CIC in 2014, he is committed to bringing music, the sciences and creativity together for a fantastic new series of experiences. As a director, he travels across Thailand, Japan, New Zealand, Russia and European countries to deliver educational projects to students and teachers from key stages to higher education, as well as the wider community. Together with his team, Enrico works with 250+ schools, 15k students, 2k teachers and shares findings across 40+ universities worldwide.
Dr. HOBERMAN Jerome Leonard
AB (Brandeis), MM (Wisconsin), DMA (Johns Hopkins)
Jerome Hoberman earned his doctorate from the Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University, with additional study at the Rubin Academy (Jerusalem), Curtis Institute (Philadelphia), Accademia Chigiana (Siena), and Netherlands Radio (Hilversum). He has led The Hong Kong Bach Choir & Orchestra to prominence since his appointment as its Music Director in 1992. Guest-conducting appearances include leading orchestras in Mainland China and the Philippines, Romania and Ukraine, as well as Hong Kong and the United States; festival appearances include the Shanghai Spring International Festival, Le French May, and the Baguio Cathedral International Festival, which he inaugurated in 2008.
Mr. LEUNG Eugene
MA (Cantab), MMus (Goldsmiths’)
Eugene read music at the University of Cambridge and obtained an MMus in Ethnomusicology from Goldsmiths’, University of London. He specializes in the music of the Islamic world, performing on the two-stringed lute dutar from Uzbekistan among other instruments from Central Asia and the Middle East. He was a music director at the ADC-supported music event “cartographic counterpoint #1 - From Persia, the sounds of Central Asia/West Asia/the Western Regions”, and is active as performer and curator, frequently with The Nur Collective, the ensemble he co-founded, for the promotion of music from the region.