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Photography: Martin Yu, Martin Lee

Choral Conducting Masterclass with Shanglun Wu

Co-presented by The Chinese University of Hong Kong Chorus and the Hong Kong Children’s Choir

Renowned Taiwanese Choral Conductor Shanglun Wu is invited to serve as the artist-in-residence of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Chorus (CU Chorus) 2019-20.  Mr Wu will host his choral conducting masterclass in Hong Kong this November. Shanglun Wu is reputable in the Taiwanese music field for his profound understanding and thorough analysis in music. His rehearsal is well-known for its efficiency and great discipline.  In this masterclass, Mr Wu shall study six choral pieces intensely with six conducting students, and guide them in conducting rehearsals with CU Chorus. This masterclass shall definitely benefit students greatly in terms of music preparation, rehearsal skills and conducting techniques.

 

The Masteclass is co-presented with the Hong Kong Children’s Choir, with the lesson sessions and closing concert to be held at its well-equipped recital hall in West Kowloon.

  • Three sessions of intensive class

  • 20 minutes individual coaching in each session

  • Conducting CU Chorus in the masterclass

  • Performing with CU Chorus in Closing Concert

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 Course Dates and Time 

Session 1: 12 November 2019 (Tue) 7pm to 10pm

Session 2: 14 November 2019 (Thu) 7pm to 10pm

Session 3: 16 November 2019 (Sat) 7pm to 10pm

Closing Concert and Dress Rehearsal: 17 November 2019 (Sun) 6pm to 9pm

Venue
The Hong Kong Children's Choir Recital Hall
1/F, 1 Larch Street, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR

Application Fee

Active Student (Quota: 6)

$2400* (All 4 sessions)

​Observing Student (Quota:60) (First-come-first-served)

$600 (All 4 sessions)

(30%-off for full-time students for enrollment as active/ observing students)
 

A set of scores is included in the conducting student’s fees;

copies will be available for auditors to borrow during class.

Shanglun Wu   Clinician   

  • served as conductor of Taipei Philharmonic Chorus and Taipei Philharmonic Chamber Choir

  • served as the assistant of Conducting Maestro Helmuth Rilling and Gabor Hollerung

  • served as the Choral Master of International Orchestras including the National Symphony Orchestra

  • a regular member of Juries at international choral competitions including the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival

Renowned Taiwanese Choral Conductor Shanglun Wu is invited to serve as the resident artist of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Chorus (CU Chorus) 2019-20.  Mr Wu will host his choral conducting masterclass in Hong Kong this November. Shanglun Wu is reputable in the Taiwanese music field for his profound understanding and thorough analysis in music. His rehearsal is well-known for its efficiency and great discipline.  In this masterclass, Mr Wu shall study six choral pieces intensely with six conducting students, and guide them in conducting rehearsals with CU Chorus. This masterclass shall definitely benefit students greatly in terms of music preparation, rehearsal skills and conducting techniques.

 

The Masteclass is co-presented with the Hong Kong Children’s Choir, with the lesson sessions and closing concert to be held at its well-equipped recital hall in West Kowloon.

 

About the Masterclass

In every session, each active student has 20 minutes to conduct CU Chorus to perform a piece chosen from the repertoire, while Mr Wu shall comment on the conducting techniques. Each student will conduct a set piece in the closing concert.

Set Pieces

研習曲目 Set Pieces

Daniel Elder: Ballade to the Moon

Felix Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich

冉天豪:你的人間的四月天

潘行紫旻:蒲公英

石青如:墮落天使

譚天樂:路人


Preview
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiGflpXffOCC4weGCUHRXqHW4LKjOlzRX

Targets

Active Student

Music teachers in primary or secondary schools, church choir conductors or music students who are interested in choral conducting

Observing student -

Observing Student

Anyone who is interested in choral music

Application Deadline

Active Student: 12 October 2019

Observing Student: 22 October 2019

Application Method

Active Student

Submit the application, together with a 5-minute video of conducting in a rehearsal setting for selection by 12 October 2019. Successful applicants shall be informed by 22 October 2019.  Seat would be reserved until 29 October 2019 until full payment of the application fee is settled.

 

Observing Student

Submit the application form before 22 October 2019, settle payment in full by 29 October 2019, and bring the payment receipt in exchange for admission pass on the first day of class.

Limited quota on a first-come-first-served basis.

Please submit the application before deadline.  Successful applications shall be notified 

via email regarding payment details.

For enquiries, please contact Miss Monica Chan at 9030 8570 or email to  cuchorus@cuchorus.org.hk。