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LUK Wai-chun

Luk Wai Chun earned his Doctor of Music degree (D. Mus.) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He loves exploring different kinds of musical style. He went to the University of South Florida(USF) as a visiting scholar to study jazz music and conduct research on Latin American Music. Later, he traveled to Cuba, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil for conducting music fieldwork on Latin American music. During his doctoral study, Luk received various scholarships, including the Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Scholarship, the ICS Mok Hing Cheong Postgraduate Scholarship, and the Music Scholarship (Local Studies) from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund.

Wai-Chun collaborated with different music groups, artists from various places, for example, Trey Lee, Zhang Ying, Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble, Nanjing Chinese Orchestra, Ding Yi Music Company (Singapore), Ensemble Mise-en (USA), Red Chamber (Canada) and Tacet(i) Ensemble (Thailand), etc. His Chinese instrumental work “Tan-Tiao Rock” won the Gold Prize in Combination of Musical Instruments of the Same Category at 2021 "Dunhuang Award" for Chinese Chamber Music, another pipa solo work "Jazz Pipa” earned the Silver Award in Dunhuang Award for New Works for Pipa Solo in 2017.

Other compositions of Wai-Chun were featured at the 67th International Rostrum of Composers (Serbia), São Paulo Contemporary Composers Festival (Brazil), Hong Kong Contemporary Music Festival 2019, ISCM World New Music Days 2017 (Canada), and Intercultural Music Conference & Concert (USA).


陸氏曾與多個地方的音樂家或團體合作或受委約創作,如李垂誼、張瑩、香港中樂團、竹韻小集、南京民族樂團、鼎藝團 (新加坡)、Ensemble Mise(美國)、紅庭(加拿大)、和 Tacet(i) Ensemble(泰國)等。另外,陸氏的中樂作品《彈撥搖滾》於2021「敦煌獎」中國民族室內樂新作品展評活動中贏得金獎第一名(同類樂器組合作品),琵琶獨奏曲《爵士琵琶》則在2017年獲「敦煌獎」重奏新作品展評銀獎。

除此之外,他的作品亦在第 67 屆 International Rostrum of Composers(塞爾維亞)、São Paulo Contemporary Composers Festival(巴西)、2019 第一屆香港現代音樂節、2017 國際現代音樂協會 (ISCM)世界音樂日(溫哥華)及 Intercultural Music Conference and Concerts(美國)發表。


Chamber (Western)

  • Blue Pole《歸墟》(2018) for string quartet

  • Dance of Yi in Honghe《紅河彝舞》(2018) for violin, alto saxophone and piano

  • Love Will Never Let Me Go (2017)  for vln, cl, alto sax, tpt, tb, pf, electric bass/db & drumset

  • Pure Land《淨土》(2017)  for woodwind quintet

  • Yangzhou Massacre《揚州十日》(2016) for piano quartet

  • Tribal dance (2015) for violin, alto saxophone and piano

  • Mask (2015)  for violin, viola, cello, flute, clarinet and piano

  • Reality-Schizophrenia《現實・精神分裂》(2015)  for string quartet

  • Roaming in Painting—‘Splendid Image’《畫中遊-萬象神采》(2014) for violin and piano duet

  • Connection Dance《與靈共舞》(2014) for flute and piano duet

  • Pixies (2014) for flute, cello & piano

  • Sunset. Sea《日薄・海》(2014)  for violin and piano duet

  • Dream of the Dragon《夢想・巨龍》(2012)  for piano trio

Chamber (Mixed)

  • Samba Miniature《森巴彈指》(2020)  for pipa, piano, double bass and drumset

  • Bian Lian《變臉》(2018)  for pierrot ensemble and percussion

  • The Legend of Fairy Cave《仙洞傳說》 (2017) for jazz organ, dizi, pipa, zhongruan, guzheng, string ensemble, electric guitar, bass guitar and drumset

  • Fire Dragon Dance《舞火龍》(2016) for violin, viola, cello, sheng, zhongruan, pipa

Chamber (Chinese)

  • Tan Tiao Rock《彈撥搖滾》(2020) for Pipa, Zhongruan and Daruan

  • Lan Kwai Tang Fong 《蘭桂騰芳》(2020) for Cantonese ensemble

  • Window 《窗》(2016)  for xiao, sheng & yangqin

Instrumental solo (Chinese)

  • Rock Pipa - Fight《搖滾琵琶—FIGHT!》(2020)   for pipa

  • Still Ink《沉・墨》(2016)  for zhongruan

  • Jazz Pipa《爵士琵琶》(2015)   for pipa

String Orchestra 

  • Xi Shui Yuan Yang《戲水鴛鴦》 (2017) for string orchestra

Electro-Acoustic Music/ live electronic Music/ Electronic Music

  • Nian《念》(2016)  for trumpet, singing bowl and live electronics(MAXMSP)

  • Dream. Awakening《夢・醒》(2015) electronic music


  • Mong Kok’s Corner《旺角一隅》 (2017) for pipa, viola & cello

  • War Ferocity《戰・猙》 (2011) for violin, percussion, piano, SA choir, dance(collaborate with other composers)

Theatre (Drama/Music Drama)

  • Faith《信途》 (2017) (theatre scoring/song writing) - Exploration theatre

  • My City《我城》(2013) (theatre scoring/song writing/arranger)(collaborate with other composers) - Serious Play

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