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The Music Department
Strive for the Best,
Astonishing Alumnae in the Music Field
With the passion in music, some students continue to pursue their Music degree in the university
and have music as their lifetime career.
Born in Hong Kong, Heidi Law was awarded scholarships for graduate studies at Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, where she acquired a Master of Music in Percussion Performance. As a local multi-faceted percussionist, she has performed with artists, musicians and groups across a wide spectrum of genres.
Law has also developed interests in sound art works and music design for theatrical works, including Madman by Theatre de la feuille at New Vision Arts Festival 2018, and multimedia concert Dialogue of Trees, toured in Norway Mar 2017.
Rebecca Li was born in Hong Kong. She begins playing the cello at the age of twelve. Graduated from the Conservatoire de Bordeaux Jacque Thibaud in France and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. She performs actively in different orchestras and musical scenes in Hong Kong. She has participated in The New Vision Arts Festival in 2014, performing with one of the world’s leading dance companies, Hofesh Shechter Company; The World Cultures Festival in 2015, with Hong Kong Episodes and went on a world tour in 2017.
Besides classical music, Rebecca also performs actively
Elaine Lui graduated from Canossa College in 2002 and furthered her study in music in the Hong Kong Baptist University. She has returned to contribute as the conductor of the School Orchestra from 2008-2019. Under her leadership, the School Orchestra has achieved the Gold Award in two consecutive years (2018/19) in the Joint School Music Competition. She is also a violin teacher privately as well as teaching and conducting in different schools in Hong Kong.
|Fabiola Wong has studied under Eleanor Wong since joining the Junior Music Department of the
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts at an early age, during which she won numerous prizes and
awards in the annual Hong Kong Schools Music Festival. After graduating with a Bachelor degree in
Music, she received multiple scholarships and obtained a Master degree in Music and two
postgraduate diplomas from Royal Academy of Music and Royal College of Music where she studied
with Vanessa Latarche (Head of Keyboard, RCM) and Nigel Clayton. An active collaborative pianist,
she has made frequent appearances with members of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and
Hong Kong Sinfonietta. She is currently an official accompanist of HKAPA, served as the pianist of
Hong Kong Chorus and Hong Kong Treble Choir. She is a regular juror of many regional and national
music competitions, and was invited to interview on RTHK Radio 4 and sang as soloist with the Hong
Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT
Music education contributes significantly to the development of human’s aesthetic sensitivity and their
intellectual and moral pursuits. It nurtures students’ creative mind, sense of national identity, flexibility
and openness as well as respect for others. With all the music groups that are attached to the
school-based Music curriculum development, we provide students with quality music education to
facilitate their all-round and unique development.
General Music Curriculum (F.1 to F.3)
According to the Education Bureau’s curriculum guide, it stated:
Music is an important medium for expression and communication among human beings. In the process of
music learning, students use creativity, performing and listening skills to express the qualities of music and
the emotions embedded in it. Students gain rich and comprehensive music learning experiences through
the integrated activities of creating, performing and listening, and achieve the four Learning Targets of the
Music curriculum. The four Learning Targets are inextricably intertwined and form the core of the Music
curriculum. They are all important and are developed concurrently and systematically.
The four Learning Targets and three important elements of the Music curriculum are:
School-based Music Curriculum (F.4 to F.6)
On top of the above model, workshops of special topics and form based competitions are held for F.4 -
F.6 general music classes.
The Form Four interclass singing competition
The Form Four interclass singing competition is one of our school’s traditions. Every student would
have the chance to sing in their class choir and compete on stage. It is one of the most memorable
events in their secondary school life.
Special Music Workshops:
Some special workshops are introduced to extend students’ knowledge in music including Chinese
music history and digital music development.
|IT Music (The STEM and music integrated
|The Cantonese opera workshop|
Elite music students will participate in various music groups:
1. Music Society
4. Chinese Orchestra
5. Instrumental classes