Hong Kong Band Directors Association

About

The Hong Kong Band Directors Association (HKBDA) is a non-profit making organisation registered under the Societies Ordinance of Hong Kong founded in 1982. Members of the association consists of Conductors, Band Directors, Band Administrators, Professional Instrumental Teachers, Composers, Arrangers, Musicians, Music Teachers and Experienced Amateur Band Players.

The objectives of the association are:-

  • To promote band music culture and band movement in Hong Kong through the interflow with both local and overseas bands;
  • To advance the education of the public in the appreciation and knowledge of music with particular reference to bands;
  • To establish a closer link and fellowship among members, other music lovers and performing groups;
  • To attain a higher standard of artistic excellence for bands, their performers, their conductors, and their literature;
  • To serve as a central advice and information bureau to assist in local band activities;
  • To participate, associate and co-operate with international and foreign band music bodies.

Events

2023

Hong Kong International Band Fair 2023

Venues:
Tsuen Wan Town Hall
AC Hall, Hong Kong Baptist University

Featuring Artists:
Macau Youth Symphonic Band
Taipei Municipal Neihu Junior High School Wind Ensemble
Taiwan New Taipei Municipal LinKou Junior Hihg School Symphonic Band

2019

Contemporary Wind Band Compositions by Hong Kong Composers

Venue:
Tsuen Wan Town Hall

Featuring Artists:
Lio Kuokman
Hong Kong Band Directors Wind Band

Presented by Hong Kong Composers' Guild

2018

Hong Kong International Band Fair and Competition 2018

Venue:
Hall, Pui Ching Primary School

Adjudicators:
Dr Lee Tian Tee (Singapore)
Mr Duan Fu Hsuan (Taiwan)
Professor Craig Kirchhoff (USA)

2018

Band Clinic - Craig Kirchhoff

Venue:
Hall, Pui Ching Primary School

Featuring Artist:
Professor Craig Kirchhoff (USA)

2017

Dr Chung Yiu Kwong X Hong Kong Band Directors Wind Orchestra

Venue:
Tsuen Wan Town Hall

Featuring Artists:
Dr Chung Yiu Kwong (Conductor and Composer)
Dr Yeung Wai Kit (Dizi Solo)

2017

Hong Kong International Band Fair and Competition 2017

Venue:
Hall, Pui Ching Primary School

Featuring Artists:
Niconico Sounds in BRASS
Tanaka Roy (Conductor and Arranger)
Louis Kihara (Composer and Arranger)

2017

Conn-Selmer Institute (Asia) Hong Kong 2017

Venue:
The Education University of Hong Kong

Co-organized by Hong Kong Band Directors Association

Projects

Executive Committee

Hong Kong Band Directors Association

Chairman Sean Cheung
Vice-chairman Danilo Delfin

Dr Lo Hau Man
Secretary Eric Man

Richard Ho
Treasurer Ng Yin Tung
Committee Scott Liu

Brian Chan

Rika Lee

Eric Wong

Sponsors