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Event   HKUGA Hong Kong – Edinburgh : Music - Making Journey (FULL)
Place   HKUGA College
Organiser   HKUGA

Dates and Times
Dates   2010/12/23
Start time   AM 02:30
Close time   AM 05:45


HKUGA Hong Kong – Edinburgh : Music - Making Journey  

A 3-Stages’ ( Creative Thinking, Music Making & Performance) Memorable Music Journey for your kids!




This 3-stages’ module is based on educational research by Harvard University and University of Edinburgh, aims to motivate children in creative music-making.  We are now combining the workshop with a plan to visit Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, during the world famous Edinburgh Festival in August, with workshops before in Hong Kong. 


DAY ONE in Hong Kong:

Date: 23rd DEC 2010

Venue: HKUGA College (Dancing Room)

Time: 2:30pm-5:45pm (for Kids)

- creative workshop with musicians: Kim-Ho and Filip


1) game of learning “playing in time” – rhythms

2) making noise – creating musical sound of water, wind, using string instruments and percussion

3) Musiking together - ensemble

4) Music notes to be taken away

Time: 6:00pm-6:30pm (for parents)

- parents briefing


Day TWO in Hong Kong:

Date: 23rd APR 2011

Venue: Ling Liang Church at 6 Leighton Lane, Causeway

Time: 2:15pm-6:15pm 

> 5:15pm-6:15pm (mini - concert)  (TBC)

1)Creative workshop with musicians

2)More on ensemble playing

3)Preparation to the tour



DAY THREE in Edinburgh:

Date: 5th AUG 2011 (half-day)

Venue: Edinburgh Castle

- site visits and possibly small performances on site


DAY FOUR in Edinburgh:

Date: 6th AUG 2011 (half-day)

Venue: The faithful puppy, Greyfriars Bobby & The Elephant House, the beginning of Harry Potter’s novel

- site visits and possibly small performances on site


DAY FIVE in Edinburgh: 

Date: 7th AUG 2011 (half day)

Venue: Edinburgh (TBC)

-rehearsal & final Performance

Admission Application

Ø  Admission Age: 4-10 years old

Ø  Number of kids for the Journey: 12 (only two seats left)  

Ø  Media of instruction: English


Ø  HKUGA Members’ Kids: HKD6,800(*) per kid

Ø  Non-HKUGA Members’ Kids: HKD7,000(*) per kid – include one year’s full membership / Associate membership fee.


Ø  Please click  and provide your kid’s name, age, date of birth and instrument choice under the “remark” box.

Ø  Deadline of registration: 15 DEC 2010

Instrument choice (anyone of the following):

Ø  Strings (violin, viola, cello)

Ø  Winds (recorder)

Ø  Percussion (piano, drum)

 (*) Include the instructors’ fee and the venue fee on DAY ONE, DAY TWO & DAY FIVE. All the related accommodation, transportation and site-seeing tickets are excluded. Parents are required to participate the parents’ briefing in Hong Kong and join the Edinburgh Tour with their kids.   




Dr. Kimho Ip – Musical Director of iMAP Ensemble (Intercultural Music & Arts Project)

Kimho Ip studied music in Germany and Scotland and received his PhD at the University of Edinburgh in 2004. Since 2006 he has been supported by the Scottish Arts Council to work as musical director for the music company iMAP. He has introduced creative intercultural music learning to more than 8,000 pupils in the UK. He was invited by festivals to compose and perform in London, Amsterdam and Beijing. Currently Kimho is a visiting lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.


Filip Davidse

Filip Davidse completed his Master Studies in classical saxophone at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. He is teaching saxophone in music school in Amsterdam. He regularly performs both in Holland and abroad, and collaborates with, among others, the pianist Naomi Tamura and the composer and yangchin player Kimho Ip.


Ann Wong

Ann Wong presented classical music at Radio Television Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, specialising in using fun and interactive ways to help young people to learn music.  Her successful "Ann's World of Music" attracted over 10,000 children aged 3 and above with their parents to make their first enjoyable step into classical music. She was also commissioned by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to give a series of talks to primary and secondary pupils.



Joe -  92855042

Amanda - 96411388



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