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TANG Lok-yin
 
Born in Hong Kong
1999-2000
Diploma of Music, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Major in composition (Clarence Mak)
2000-2003
Bachelor of Music (Honors), Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Major in composition (Law Wing-Fai)
2003-2004
Professional Diploma of Music, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Major in composition (Law Wing-Fai)
2004-2005
Visiting Student, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Major in composition
2005-2006
Master Degree, Hong Kong Chinese University Major in composition (Prof. Chan Wing Wah)
2006-
Doctoral Degree, Hong Kong Chinese University Major in composition (Prof. Chan Wing Wah)
2007-2008
Visiting Scholar, Columbia University, New York, USA
   
 
Awards
2002 HSBC scholarships
2003 Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong, Composition Scholarship
2003 Hong Kong Peninsula Hotel Scholarship
2004 Lady Fung Memorial Music Fellowship of the Asian Cultural Council
2005 Acanthes Music Festival 2005 scholarship
2006 Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong, Composition Scholarship
2006 Sheng concerto Volcanicity won the Young Composer Award at the Singapore Chinese Orchestra's International Competition for Chinese Orchestral Composition
2007 Fulbright Scholarship
2007 20th ACL Yoshiro Irino Memorial Prize
2007 1st Prize of Asian Pacific Festival Young Composer Composition competition
2007 CASH Composition Scholarship
2007 Outstanding Prize of "Palatino" piano composition competition

Major Compositions
Orchestral (Western)
Rustling leave (2006)
     for qin and Western orchestra
Playing Game (2006)
     for orchestra
Voluble Dispersion for Orchestra (2005)
     for orchestra
Emulation (2003)
     for orchestra

Orchestral (Chinese)
Dragan Lantern (2008)
     for 9 Suonas and Chinese orchestra; commissioned by HKCO
A Day in the Village (2007)
     for Chinese Orchestra; commissioned by Hong Kong Cadenza, HKCO
Volcanicity (2006)
     for sheng and Chinese orchestra
Sculpture II for Pipa Concerto (2005)
     for pipa and Chinese orchestra
Sculptures (2004)
     for Chinese orchestra
Force of Circumstance (2001)
     for Chinese orchestra

Chamber (Western)
Fish (2007)
     for flute, cello and piano
Clarin and Tim (2007)
     for clarinet and tenor timpani
Duo for 2 Harmonicas (2006)
     for 2 harmonicas
The Giving Tree (2005)
     for soprano, tenor, violin, cello and piano
Clarinet Duet (2005)
     for 2 clarinets in Bb
A Change of Scenery (2004)
     for clarinet, cello and piano; Commission offered by Hong Kong Composers’ Guild, performed by LINensemble
Convergence (2004)
     for 2 pianos
Ametrine (2004)
     for piano, cello and clarinet
Pour (2003)
     for percussion duet
Qin (2003)
     for string quartet
Voluble Dispersion (2002)
     for chamber orchestra
Divergence (2002)
     for cheamber orchestra
Self-deceit (2001)
     for violin and piano
Schwebeng Schweben (2001)
     for flute, oboe, clarinet, violin, viola and piano
Cenotes (II) (2000)
     for string ensemble
Vago (2000)
     for flute, clarinet, bassoon, violin and viola
Cenotes (I) (2000)
     for string quartet
Trio (1999)
     for flute, clarinet and cello

Chamber (Chinese)
Voices of Vividness Dance (2007)
     for gaoruan, zhongruan, daruan and erhu; commissioned by Wuji Ensemble

Shadow Play (2003)
     for sheng and Chinese ensemble
Yún (2002)
     for dizi, pipa, zheng and percussion 
Li (2001)
     for Chinese Chamber Orchestra
Dip (2000)
     for dizi, sheng and erhu

Chamber (Mixed)
Angelic Visit (2004)
     for brass quintet with suona and jinghu; commission offered by Composer Authors Society of Hong Kong Ltd., performed by Fresh Air Brass Quintet
Blue Tourmaline (2004)
     for percussion and dizi
Duet (2003)
     for oboe and suona
Dragon Gate (2002)
     for flute, violin, pipa, erhu and Chinese percussion

Instrumental Solo
Convergence II (2007)
     for piano
Convergence (2001)
     for piano

Vocal / Choral
Vowel in Vowel (2007)
     for for 60 voices (12 parts) speech choir

Electro-Acoustic Music / Computer Music

Clarinet Duet for Bb Clarinet and Electronic Music (2006)
     for Bb clarinet and electronic music
Demolition (2005)
     for electronic music, erhu, pipa, suona and Chinese percussion; Commission offered by CASH Ltd
In a Dark Forest…(2002)
     for pipa, suona and electronics

Music for Ballet/Dance
Evacuation Order (2004) 100'
     for electronic music; commissioned by Hong Kong Dance Company

Multimedia / Installation
Little Red Tree (2003) 70'
     for dance, video, music, staging and lighting
Convergence (2003) 10'
     for piano solo with dance and lighting
The Legend of Lok Sen (2003)
     for dance, video, lighting and electronic music

Others
Arrangement:
一個人在途上 (2007)
     arrangement for Chinese orchestra; commissioned by HKCO

溫暖的詩句 (2007)
     arrangement for Chinese orchestra; commissioned by YWCA
Liverpool Oratorio Movement VII Crises (2007)
     
arrangement for vocal, piano and organ; commissioned by The Hong Kong Oratorio Society
The World of Fairy Tales (2005)
     arrangement for Chinese orchestra
Piggy Capriccio (2002)
     arrangement for Chinese orchestra
Film Music:
Retour (2003)
In the Sky (2002)
Wei Cheng (2002)