CHAN Wai Kwong Victor
Emeritus Professor, Composition
212, Hui Yeung Shing Building
BA (CUHK); LRSM, LMusTCL; DPhil (York, UK)

Victor Chan is an active composer, conductor and contemporary music promoter. He has produced over 200 works to date, ranging from opera, orchestral music, to numerous chamber works, choral pieces and songs, many of which are published and released on CD. Victor Chan's music has been performed in many parts of the world and has officially represented Hong Kong on various international occasions. These include the Manhattan Music Festival, the Tanglewood Contemporary Music Festival, the Amsterdam International Composers Festival, and the annual festivals and conferences of the ISCM, the ACL, the IFCM, and the UNESCO IRC, etc. across the past 30 years. Major works of him include commissions for the 1997 Hong Kong Reunification, the Annual Meetings of the WBG/IMF, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France, the 30th anniversary of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, and the 50th anniversary of the founding of the PRC, etc. For twelve consecutive years since 1993, Victor Chan served as vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Composers' Guild. From 1997 to 2000 he was appointed as Composer-in-Residence of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. In the year 1998, he was granted the 'Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award'. Victor Chan joined the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1989 and was former College Dean of General Education, former Programme Director of MA in Music. He is now serving as Professor of the Music Department, and Head of the Chung Chi College.