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"Every something is an echo of nothing"

John Cage

 

Louis Siu 邵俊傑

Louis Siu is the Founder and Artistic Director of Toolbox Percussion, as well as Creative Director for MUSE3. Siu served as Principal Percussionist of the Macao Orchestra and was one of the founding members of the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble. His orchestral appearances include concerts and tour with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Qatar Philharmonic, Pacific Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Asian Youth Orchestra, Gustav Mahler Orchestra, and the Busan Maru International Music Festival, he was an ExxonMobil New Vision Artist at the 40th Hong Kong Arts Festival. Siu received his music education at Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, he graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music as a scholarship student of Jack van Geem (San Francisco Symphony) and David Herbert (Chicago Symphony). He embarked PROJECTTT in USA with award-winning Afiara Quartet to promote music for strings, percussion and tenor timpani, creating a platform for composers to experiment. Siu taught at the School of Creative Media in the City University of Hong Kong, he has also conducted masterclasses at the Hong Kong Baptist University, Kasetsart University, Silapakorn University, Xinghai Conservatory of Music, Hong Kong Music Office, Hanyang University and was a Teaching Artist at the San Francisco Symphony. He currently serves as a part-time instructor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and is an alumni representative of the Asian Cultural Council (HK) Foundation.


邵俊傑為《敲擊襄》的創辦人兼藝術總監及文藝管理顧問MUSE3的創意總監。邵氏曾為澳門特別行政區政府文化局屬下之澳門樂團首席敲擊樂手及香港創樂團的創團成員。邵氏活躍於各地的音樂演出,包括香港管弦樂團、香港小交響樂團、卡塔爾愛樂樂團、日本太平洋音樂節,美國阿斯本音樂節、亞洲青年管弦樂團、馬勒樂團及釜山MARU國際音樂節等,他為第40屆香港藝術節埃克森美孚新視野藝術家。邵氏於悉尼音樂學院、香港中文大學接受音樂教育,期後畢業於三藩市音樂學院,師從三藩市交樂團前首席敲擊樂手傑克萬甘、芝加哥交響樂團首席定音鼓手大衛賀伯特和香港管弦樂團首席定音鼓手龐樂思。邵氏於美國與加拿大阿菲亞拉四重奏合作創立PROJECTTT,世界首演弦樂定音鼓五重奏,旨在推廣高音定音鼓、敲擊樂及弦樂,並為作曲家提供樂器實驗平台。邵氏曾於香港城市大學創意及多媒體學院授課,先後多次於曼谷國立藝術大學、曼谷農業大學人文學院、廣州星海音樂學院、香港音樂事務處及首爾漢陽大學舉行大師班,也擔任過三藩市交響樂團的駐團教育推廣藝術家。邵氏現任教於香港中文大學,並為亞洲文化協會香港分會的會友代表。

Q3/2018