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Leung, Austin 

Austin Leung
 
 

 

Biography

"If music doesn't echo life,
it is nothing but noise"

Leung is a graduate from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and Royal Academy of Music, London.
Leung’s composition is distinctive in its manner of integrating contrasting musical materials in the same work. Materials range from tonal, expressive melodies to brutal contemporary noise. Such a compositional approach echoes Leung’s philosophical belief that the world is united, but also diversified. If the most contradicting musical materials can collaborate perfectly in a same piece of music, human, regardless of his background or culture, should be able to coexist in the same world without discrimination, prejudice, and war. Such a message is especially important in this era and Leung believes that music is one of the most effective platforms to deliver the message.

Retaining this belief, Leung has won a number of prizes including the Royal Philharmonic Society Composition Prize which he is the first Hong Kong winner since its establishment in 1974.

In the coming academic year, Leung will begin his PhD study at the University of Hong Kong.

 

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