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WAT Nga-man
屈雅汶

WAT Nga-man, Wyman is a composer and conductor based in Hong Kong.

She received her Master of Music from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in composition, under the guidance of Mr. Law Wing-fai and Professor Richard Tsang. During her studies, her compositions had been widely presented and performed locally and internationally in Korea, Beijing, Guangzhou, Taiwan and Macao with high praises. Her works Ancient Path (2006) and Animated Timeframes (2007) were performed and broadcasted by RTHK Radio 4. Stone Tones (2008), The Man of Dust (2010), Ripples On… (2010), Prelude of Celebration (2011) and Somewhere in a City (2011) were commissioned by the Macao Percussion Association, Hong Kong Wind Kamerata, Parsons Wind Orchestra and HKBDA Band Directors Wind Orchestra respectively. 


At the Spotlight on Young Musicians Series 3 Concert – Cross coordinated by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2012, Wyman premiered works including Mosaic, Bonfire Light, Earth Beat, Ripples on a Lotus Pond, and was considered a great success. As a composer and a flutist, Wyman is active in promoting contemporary music and creative music making. Her work Wind Infinity (2013) for solo flute was selected to be performed by herself in the Chinese Composers’ Festival 2013. In recent times, Wyman was commissioned by the Hong Kong Composers’ Guild to compose three new works: Space Tight (2016), Silent Sorrow (2016) and Street in the Dark (2017) which were in SOUND-IMAGination concert series, and were broadcasted by RTHK Radio 4.


During her study at the HKAPA, Wyman received prizes and scholarships including HKAUW Thomas H. C. Cheung Postgraduate Scholarship, The Lions & Joseph Koo Music Foundation Composition Scholarship, The Society of APA Scholarship and Parsons – Outstanding Composition Student for Wind Music.


Apart from her active composing and performing career, Wyman now devotes more concentration on conducting and music composition education. She is currently serving as the music director and conductor in The Open University of Hong Kong Orchestra.


屈雅汶,現為香港公開大學管弦樂團音樂總監及指揮。畢業於香港演藝學院音樂碩士學位,主修作曲,師隨羅永暉先生及曾葉發教授。委約創作包括為澳門敲擊樂協會創作《砰磅碰礫》、為管樂雅集創作的《風塵僕僕》、為柏斯管樂團創作了兩首管樂作品《銅環聲洞》和《慶典序樂》、及為香港管樂協會專業導師管樂團創作及指揮《小城螻蟻》等。


除了創作,屈氏也致力以作曲兼長笛演奏家身份推廣現代音樂及創意音樂,早年於香港藝術發展局及香港演藝學院合辦的《聚「招」青年音樂家》第三季音樂會《織》中發表及演出多首不同風格而且具特色配器的作品,受到不少樂評人的重視及好評。另於2013華人作曲家音樂節,親自演出其長笛獨奏新作品《萬象盡在一管中》。近年屈氏受香港作曲家聯會《聲影集系列》委約創作了多首新作品,包括《緊密空間》、《沉默的哀號》及《夜幕街巷》,由香港電台弦樂四重奏及本地知名樂手演出,並於香港電台第四台轉播。


屈氏近年積極從事本地音樂教育,現任教於香港演藝學院及在多間中小學校擔任樂團指揮及音樂導師工作。

MAJOR WORKS 主要作品

Orchestral Work


  • Transform the Future  (2019)

  • Metamorphic Harbour  (2008) 

  • Miracle of Time (2007) 


Wind Orchestra/ Concert Band


  • Somewhere in a City (2011) 

  • Prelude of Celebration  (2011)

  • Ripples On… (2010) 


Multi-media Work


  • Tasting of Life  (2008) for Clarinet, Trumpet, Percussion and Piano with Contemporary Dance

  • Gendered Spaces – Ruminate on Identity (2009) for Flute, Saxophone, Percussion and Piano with Contemporary Dance


String Quartet


  • Space Tight (2016)

  • Clash with Friction (2008) 

  • Wind Eleganza (2006) 


Brass Quintet


  • Animated Timeframes (2006)


Solo Instrument


  • Street in the Dark (2017) for Solo Cello

  • Sin I (2016) for Solo Violin

  • Sin (2014) for Solo Violin

  • Wind Infinity (2013) for Solo Flute

  • Conversation with Flute (2010) for Solo Flute


Instrumental with Computer


  • Lightning Stroke (2011) for Flute, Saxophone, Horn, Sheng and Max/MSP

  • Sound Flourishing (2010) for Flute and Max/MSP

  • Incantation  (2008) for Flute and Max/MSP

  • Liristona Chinensis (2007) for Erhu and Max/MSP


Chamber Ensemble


  • Tanabata Fantasia (2017) for Alto Saxophone and Bangu

  • Silent Sorrow (2016) for Xiao and ShengBonfire Night (2012) for Pipa, Violin, Cello and Percussion

  • Earth Beat (2012) for Pipa, Violin, Cello and Chinese Drum

  • Ripples on a Lotus Pond (2012) for Saxophone Quartet

  • Mosaic (2012) for Flute, Saxophone and Sheng

  • Gallop (2011) for Flute and Zhuihu

  • Lang Ge (2005) for Clarinet and Saxophone

  • Fortuitous (2005) for Tenor, Violin, Cello and Piano

  • Ancient Path (2006) for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano

  • Autumn Memories  (2006) for Guan, Pipa and Zheng

  • Rain or Shine (2007) for Two Saxophones and Two Percussions

  • Wielding Ink (2007) for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano

  • Illusory Cloudscape (2007) for Flute, Guan, Saxophone, Violin, Erhu and Cello

  • Stone Tone (2008) for Two Percussions

  • Windrunner (2009) for Flute and Sheng

  • A la carte (2009)– Creative Musicking Project for Winds

  • Swift Touches (2009) for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone and Sheng

  • Life and Death (2010) for Flute, Xiao, Cello and Percussion

  • Conversation with Flute Again… (2010) for Flute, Violin and Cello

I. Phoenix

II. Fountains 

III. Lanterns

IV. Acrobatics 

V. Metropolis 

  • Horizon Beyond (2004) for Flute, Cello and Piano

I. Ocean Dialogue 

II. Lake Night 

III. River Passion 

管弦樂


  • 海岸流影 (2008)

  • 奇幻瞬間 (2007)



管弦樂團/音樂會樂隊


  • 慶典序樂 (2011)

  • 小城螻蟻 (2011)

  • 銅環聲動 (2010)


多媒體作品


  • 性別 ·空間  ﹣尋我個性 (2009) for Flute, Saxophone, Percussion and Piano with Contemporary Dance

  • 樽樽有味 (2008) for Clarinet, Trumpet, Percussion and Piano with Contemporary Dance


弦樂四重奏


  • 角力四弦 (2008)

  • 風采 (2006)


銅管五重奏


  • 動感時光 (2006)



銅管五重奏


  • 善 (2014) for Solo Violin

  • 萬象盡在一管中 (2013) for Solo Flute

  • 笛話 (2010) for Solo Flute



電子


  • 雷擊 (2011) for Flute, Saxophone, Horn, Sheng and Max/MSP

  • 繁聲絮音 (2010) for Flute and Max/MSP

  • 蒲葵 (2007) for Erhu and Max/MSP



室樂



  • 脈 (2004) for Flute, Cello and Piano

-       I. 海語

-       II. 湖夜

-       III. 河騰

  • 浪歌 (2005) for Clarinet and Saxophone

  • 偶然 (2005) for Tenor, Violin, Cello and Piano

  • 古道 (2006) for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano

  • 無奈秋濃 (2006) for Guan, Pipa and Zheng

  • 不論雨晴 (2007) for Two Saxophones and Two Percussions

  • 墨舞 (2007) for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano

  • 綺幻雲影 (2007) for Flute, Guan, Saxophone, Violin, Erhu and Cello

  • 砰磅碰礫 (2008) for Two Percussions

  • 追風鳥 (2009) for Flute and Sheng

  • 百變氣色 (2009) Creative Musicking Project for Winds

  • 快意靈毫 (2009) for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone and Sheng

  • 死生流轉 (2010) for Flute, Xiao, Cello and Percussion

  • 再次笛話 (2010) for Flute, Violin and Cello

  • 草奔 (2011) for Flute and Zhuihu

  • 夜焰花火 (2012) for Pipa, Violin, Cello and Percussion

  • 地動 (2012) for Pipa, Violin, Cello and Chinese Drum

  • 漣蓮 (2012) for Saxophone Quartet

  • 非凡意象 (2012)for Flute, Saxophone and Sheng

-       I. 鳳凰姿采

-       II. 泉

-       III. 花燈會

-       IV. 藝者

-       V. 大都會