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Dr Chan, Joshua Kam Biu 陳錦標

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Associate Professor

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Dr Chan, Joshua Kam Biu 陳錦標

Title:
Associate Professor

Faculty:

Also Cited As:
Chan, Kam Biu, Joshua

Biography

Joshua CHAN (Associate Professor), Ph.D. (HKU), has written more than 150 compositions and arrangements, in diversified styles, for various media including orchestral, electronic, chamber, vocal, theatre, ballet, and pop recording. International events in which Chan's work were featured include: UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers (1988, 1993, 2002, 2005); ISCM World Music Days (1995 & 2002); International Computer Music Conference (1993); Asian Composers' League Conference New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Concert (1992); Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra Concert (1998); ballet performances by the London Studio Centre in seven cities in UK (2002); the First Chinese Composers Festival (1986); Hong Kong Arts Festival (1984, 1994, 1998-2001); New Zealand International Arts Festival (2004); Singapore Chinese Orchestra Session Concert (2001); the Fifth Asia-Pacific Harmonica Festival (2004); Musicarama Festivals (1992-2006); the Fifth Osaka International Chamber Music Festa (2005), etc. Chan's works have been published on 10 compact discs of 7 different labels. Chan also serves the community as a Council Member of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, the Chairman of the Hong Kong Composers' Guild, the Chairman of the Asian Composers League, a Member of the Programme and Development Committee for the Leisure and Cultural Services Department's cultural programmes, and the Chairman of the CDC-HKEAA Committee on Music Curriculum (Senior Secondary of the new 3+3+4 academic system). Chan was commended by the HKSAR Government in the Secretary for Home Affairs' Commendation Scheme 2007 for the Persons with Outstanding Contributions to the Development of Arts and Culture.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2007-06-01The Secretary for Home Affairs' Commendation: the Persons with Outstanding Contributions to the Development of Arts and Culture: Government of HKSAR, Hong Kong, 民政事務局局長嘉許狀:推動文化藝術發展傑出人士
Others
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
since 09/2003MemberHong Kong Institute of Directors
09/2004 - 09/2014ChairmanHong Kong Composers' Guild
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Music theory樂理
Music composition作曲
Electro-acoustic music電聲音樂
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese, Putonghua英語、粵語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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