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Event   Music - Making Journey 2012 for your Creative Kids
Place   Hong Kong – Berlin
Organiser   HKUGA

Dates and Times
Dates   2011/12/23
Start time   PM 02:30
Close time   PM 04:30


Music - Making Journey 2012 for your Creative Kids




After a successful tour to Edinburgh in Aug 2011, a new series of musical workshop and trip to Berlin is coming in this year.


Date of workshops:

Day 1 – 23rd Dec 2011 (afternoon)

Day 2 – Easter Holidays 2012 (afternoon)

Day 3-5 – July 2012 in Berlin (dates to be confirmed)




Length of each session: 2 hours

Number of pupils: 10 to 15

Age range: 4-10

Media of instructions: English


The creative music workshops we provide aim to help pupils with:

- creative thinking through learning music

- international horizon

- team-work through participatory creative arts activity

- understanding of others’ cultures


At the end of the workshop series, we plan for a visit to Berlin in summer, with a package of programmes for cultural visits and a final performance with all participants.


Course fee:

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

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



Please click and provide your kid’s name, age, date of birth.


Instrument choice (anyone of the following):

1.       Strings (violin, viola, cello)

2.       Winds (recorder)

3.       Percussion (piano, drum)

4.       Others (discuss with the music instructor)


 (*) Include the instructors’ fee and the venue fee. 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 Berlin Tour with their kids.   



Carmen Cheung   Tel: 2891 0735/ 6234 6062    E-mail:

Kelly Lai               Tel: 92328004                      E-mail:




Dr Kimho Ip (musical director)

Born in Hong Kong, Kimho Ip lives in Edinburgh since 1999 and currently works as musical director of iMAP (, musical curator for the Confucius Institute for Scotland, and teaches a postgraduate course on music and interculture at the University of Edinburgh. He is also research fellow on Modern China at the International Research Centre, “Inerweaving Performance Cultures”at Free University, Berlin. He plays the Chinese dulcimer (Yang Ch’in) with Filip Davidse on soprano saxophone. Since their debut album Runaway Horses in 2008, the duo is invited to perform in concerts and give lectures in Amsterdam, London and Beijing. As a composer, Kimho’s orchestral and chamber works have been showcased at the ISCM World New Music Days (2002/ 2007), the Edinburgh International Festival (2005) and the Gaudeamus in Amsterdam (2006). He explores the presentation of Chinese music in site-specific productions, directing multi-artform works such as Cathay House Blend at the National Museum of Scotland (2006); Cinema China (2007); Dialogues of Wind and Bamboo at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh; and Requiem for Travellers (2010).



Tutor: Vicky Lee


Vicky Lee graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (BSSc Hon) studying both psychology and music. She went on to study MA Cultural Management with Prof Tseng Sun-man in CUHK, while working as an arts education researcher in the Hong Kong Institute of Education with Prof Gary McPherson. During the previous years, Vicky has also developed a broad and solid arts management background in various cultural organizations in Hong Kong. Trained to be a musician specialized in piano, flute and vocal since childhood, Vicky is enthusiastic in music promotion and education. She graduated from the University of Edinburgh (MSc with distinction, Music in the Community) in 2011 and has gained a wide range of experiences in leading musical activities in schools and also stroke survivor groups in the United Kingdom with Prof Nigel Osborne and Dr Katie Overy respectively.



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