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Dr Kris AngCheng HO

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Kris currently works as Programme Director of MUS and an associate professor of Music at UIC. Kris has received a Doctor of Philosophy in violin performance from the University of Tasmania, Australia. She has extensive performance experience with international and well-known musicians such as Peter Tanfield and Christian Wojtowicz. She specializes in violin performance and string pedagogy. Her researches focus on contemporary violin music, music history and music technology including works by George Crumb, Terry Riley, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, and Robert Davidson.

   
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Dr Henry Kim Kuok IP

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Ip is a local Macau-born composer who studied music composition in University of Salford and graduated in PhD Composition at 2011. During his studied in UK, his composition and orchestration works has been actively performed in various orchestra, wind band, British Brass Band, percussion ensemble, string ensemble, chamber music group, choir, contemporary a cappella and Chinese music ensemble. He currently works as Assistant Professor of at Beijing Normal University - Hong Kong Baptist University United International College and teaches courses relates with compositional techniques, soundtrack and recording production.

 

 

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Dr Fernando MARTIN PASTOR

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Dr. Fernando MARTIN PASTOR currently works as Assistant Professor of Music at UIC. He was a Fulbright Fellow in Music in the USA and studied at the University of Washington, University of California, and Tanglewood Music Center in Massachusetts attending lectures with Yo-Yo Ma, John Williams and Boston Symphony Orchestra. He later received the AHRB fellowship from the UK government and studied at King's College London (UK), Conservatorio Superior in Madrid (Spain), and IRCAM Centre Pompidou in Paris (France).

He has published articles on Igor Stravinsky and has given talks at McGill University (Canada), University of Birmingham (UK), and the University of Cambridge.

As a performer, he has been conducted the Morley College Choir (London), the German University in Cairo Orchestra, University of Washington Contemporary Players (USA), is also the assistant conductor of the Early Music Ensemble of the University of California.

Dr. Martin aims to promote new music exploring new territories in instrumental and vocal music, mixing genres, traditions, classical and popular music.

   
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Dr Echo Fanqin MENG

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Dr. Fanqin Meng currently works as an Assistant Professor of Music at UIC. She has attended the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing for her bachelor's degree, studied with professor Wing ho. In the year 2009, Dr. Meng won a scholarship from the San Francisco conservatory of music and obtained a master's and a postgraduate diploma in 2011. In the same year, Dr. Meng attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studied with professor Sally Chisholm. Dr. Meng obtained her Doctor of Music and Arts degree in 2016. As a soloist, Dr. Meng ‘s performance experiences are outstanding and virtuoso. She has played her personal recital in both China and the USA.

From 2015 to 2016, Meng was working with Professor Chen Yi (Famous Composer and who has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2005) for a dissertation and first recording of her viola concerto-Xian shi in North America.

   
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Mr Stephen Lik-hin LAM

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Stephen Lam currently works as a Lecturer at UIC. Lam studied conducting at the prestigious University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna, where he was one of the last students of Uros Lajovic, Ordner Edwin, and Konrad Leitner, and also one of the few selected to conduct the Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna at the Musikverein. Born in Hong Kong, Lam is recently selected by Riccardo Muti to participate in opera production of his Italian Opera Academy. Described as “undoubtedly a man of passion who lives for the music...” (Adam Rozlach, Polish Radio), he is highly commended by Zubin Mehta and Christoph Eschenbach after watching his live performances. Lam is currently the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Ponte Orchestra and Singers, as well as conductor of the Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Lam has worked with orchestras around the world and also received critical success as an operatic conductor. Lam is also a dedicated educator and ardent advocate of community outreach, and his collaboration with young musicians has been widely praised.

   
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Mr Mars Siu-Hong LEI

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Mars currently works as a Lecturer at UIC. He is a baritone and choral conductor, Music Director of Macau Vocal Association. Mars obtained Bachelor of Fine Arts, Department of Music at College of Fine and Applied Arts, National Taiwan Normal University (Vocal). He later achieved his master's degree in Music, SooChow University, Taiwan (Vocal and Choral Conducting). Mars is the founder of the Macao Vocal Festival and gives solo vocal recital every year since 2015. Former conductor of Macao Conservatory Choir, Macao Youth Choir, University of Macao Choir and Civil Workers Choir. Mars joined opera productions of Macao International Music Festival as solo vocalist (2012, 2010, 2008 and 2007) ; (2008) “9th Anniversary Celebration Concert of Macao’s Return to the Motherland” by Macao Orchestra, Macao Conservatory Choir, conducted by Zheng Xiao-Ying, National Class One Conductor; (2007) “8th Anniversary Celebration Concert of Macao’s Return to the Motherland” by Macao Orchestra, Macao Conservatory Choir, with singer Song Zu-Ying, National Class One Vocalist; (2006) “Mahler: Symphony of a Thousand” Concert, Macao Conservatory Choir, 20th Macao International Music Festival.

   
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Ms Manuel Wanyao Rong

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Manuel currently works as Assistant Instructor of Music Performance programme at UIC. She got her bachelor’s degree in Commerce at the University of Melbourne, majoring in Accounting and Marketing. Manuel has great experience in planning and executing events and activities.