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Music Composition Education in Hong Kong

  • Chi Cheung Leung
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Part of the Landscapes: the Arts, Aesthetics, and Education book series (LAAE, volume 13)

Abstract

This chapter is a comprehensive review of the current provision of music composition education in formal and informal settings in Hong Kong with an in-depth discussion about its future prospect. The study makes references by reviewing documents like government reports, syllabuses, curriculum guide and policy addresses that are related to music education and composition. Under the new reform the analysis reflects the importance of composition skills on creativity and both Chinese and Western music techniques and philosophies can be included in the school curriculum. Based on the extract data, the author discusses his insight on the way forward about the future development of music composition education in Hong Kong.

Keywords

Music Training Tertiary Institution Popular Music Music Composition Music Education 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Cultural and Creative ArtsThe Hong Kong Institute of EducationHong KongChina

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