Ng Cheuk-yin

Biography

Ng Cheuk-yin is a composer, music producer, sheng performer and A cappella artist.  Yin is Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s first Artist Associate, music director of the fusion group SIU2 and the co-artistic director of the A cappella theatre company Yat Po Singers. After receiving a post-graduate degree from the Music Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, he went on to study Japanese at the International Christian University in Tokyo and Jazz Music at Codarts in the Netherlands.

In 2012, Yin received Award for Best Artist from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. In 2009 and 2013, Yin received the Best Serious Composition in CASH Golden Sail Music Awards by the theatrical choral concert Rock Hard and double sheng concerto Before the City Collapses respectively. In the next year his choral work Singing Voices of the World was awarded the CASH most performed work award 2013 (serious music).

Yin’s works 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. His works have been performing by different artists and groups all over the world.

Yin’s major works include sheng concerto for Chinese orchestra The Seventh Month, drumset concerto Fly, Chinese orchestral work Tang Resonating, choral works Huxi, Singing Voices of the world, theater Concert of Jimmy I Wish I Could Make a Wish, film score for Mcdull Pork of Music, grand dance drama L’Amour Immortel, Di Zi Gui, Yat Po Singers x Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra’s Herbal, Vocal or Motional, Yat Po Singers’ Sing Sang Sung and Requiem HK, String Quartet Let there be Light etc. His pop songs include 百年樹木, 櫻花樹下 and 開不了心 etc.

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