Artist-in-Residence Programme

Trumpet Player (Conductor of CityUHK Philharmonic Orchestra)

Mr. Chiu Kai-keung’s extraordinary talent has earned him international praise, and his wit and ability to connect with audiences has endeared him to the people of Hong Kong. Mr. Chiu is a graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where he obtained two diplomas, one in conducting and one in trumpet performance. In addition, he gained his Master Degree in the Sheffield University. Since then, he has pursued a career as a distinguished conductor as well as an accomplished musician.

Mr. Chiu made his debut with the Hong Kong Mozart Orchestra in 1988. His talents were soon recognized and he was appointed as Music Director of the Hong Kong Medical Association Orchestra. He has also conducted the HKSAR Orchestra and the Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra. In 2000, he was invited to be the conductor of the City University Philharmonic Orchestra. During the last fourteen years, with his drive and commitment to perfection, he has led the Orchestra down the path of success. Mr. Chiu has also appeared with orchestras in Korea, England, Portugal, France, Australia and China. Apart from his busy schedule in conducting and trumpet playing, he is active in the field of music education and performing for charitable events.