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Room 201, Hui Yeung Shing Building, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Bachelor of Arts in Music. Four years. Concentrations in any of performance (Western, Chinese instruments, early music), composition/theory, pedagogy, Western and Chinese music history and analysis, world music, introduction to music therapy.
Master of Arts in Music. In music cultures, music in film, music and society., composition, performance practice, choral and orchestral conducting. Master of Music. In composition. Master of Philosophy. In historical musicology of Western and Chinese music, ethnomusicology, theory. Doctor of Philosophy. Doctor of Music.
The University was founded in 1963, and the Department of Music was established in 1965. In 2016 a Centre for Chinese Music Studies was established. The music department owns a wide range of Western, Chinese and early music instruments, including many early Western instruments, a Javanese gamelan, Japanese koto, Indian sitar, African drums, two pipe organs, two harpsichords, a set of bianzhong (bronze bells), a set of stone chimes (bianqing) and reconstructed Tang dynasty instruments. Facilities include a concert hall, an electronic music studio, extensive audio-visual and library materials, including more than 100 music journal subscriptions and 170 collected editions of Western music as well as the Hong Kong Composers Collection. The Chinese music archive at the Centre for Chinese Music Studies, established in 1972, is one of the largest of its kind in China, with over 10,000 audio and audio-visual items of Chinese music, manuscripts, libretti, books and journals. Opened in 2000, the Chinese Opera Information Centre is devoted to the collection and preservation of archival materials such as libretti, song scripts, books, periodicals, newspaper clippings, flyers, posters, and audio-visual materials of Chinese Operas (Xiqu), including Cantonese Opera, Peking Opera, Kunqu Opera, and Chaozhou Opera.