CHAN Victor 陳偉光
Victor Chan is an active composer, conductor and contemporary music promoter. He has produced over 200 works to date, ranging from opera, orchestral works, to numerous chamber works, choral pieces and songs, many of which are published and released on CD.
Major works of him include commissions for the 1997 reunification, the 1997 WBG/IMF, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France, the 50th anniversary of the founding of the PRC, the centenary of the Citigroup, and the 30thanniversary of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
Victor Chan served as vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Composers’ Guild for twelve consecutive years since 1993. From 1997 to 2000 he was appointed Composer-in-Residence of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. In the year 1998, he was granted the ‘Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award’. Victor Chan joined the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1989 and was the former Dean of General Education of the Chung Chi College. He is now serving as Professor at the Music Department, Director of its MA Programme, and Associate Head of the Chung Chi College.