connecting the world through
music & cultural exchange
Our ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Prof. Leon Shiu-wai TONG (Hong Kong, China)
“I have a dream – to share love and peace with the world through music exchange."
President, World Youth and Children Choral Artists’ Association
Artistic Director & President of the Organizing Committee, World Youth and Children’s Choir Festival – Hong Kong
Artistic Director & President of the Organizing Committee, Belt & Road World Choir Festival
Internationally Acclaimed Competition Adjudicator^
Former First Vice-president, IFCM
Founder and President, Hong Kong Treble Choirs’ Association
Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Hong Kong Treble Choir
Artistic Director, Guangzhou Children's Palace Choir
Former Music Director and Principal Conductor, Hong Kong Children’s Choir
Distinguished Professor, Xihua University
Visiting Professor, Tianjin University, Sichuan University of Media and Communications, Huadong University and Shanxi Normal University
Award for China Treble Choir Achievement, China Chorus Association
Award for Arts Achievement (Music), Hong Kong Arts Development Council
^Notable adjudications include being the first Chinese adjudicator at the International Choral Competition Maribor and International May Choir Competition; as well as being the only international adjudicator at the 67th National School Singing Contest of Japan.
Our Worldwide Consultants & Experts
Musica’s team of experts play a vital role in our tours. They provide expert consultations, competition-specific repertoire advice and masterclasses before and within the tours.
These experts, alongside our Artistic Director Prof. Leon TONG, are world-leading music pedagogues who regularly workshop and adjudicate at top-tier international festivals. Our clients can therefore be sure that they will receive first-hand knowledge of the international standards and artistic requirements of choral competitions in the modern day.
Vice-President, World Youth and Children Choral Artists’ Association Artistic Director & Conductor, Salt Lake Choral Artists and Salt Lake Vocal Artists Past Director of Choral Studies, The University of Utah Past Director of Choral Activities, Duquesne University Past Artistic Director & Conductor, Bach Choir of Pittsburgh Winner (with the University of Utah Singers), European Grand Prix for Choral Singing 2006
Vice-President, World Youth and Children Choral Artists Association Head of Choral Music Studies, Stellenbosch University Artistic Director & Conductor, Stellenbosch University Chamber Choir Past Professor of Choral Pedagogy, Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf Past Music Director, Würzburg Cathedral, Germany
Vice-President, World Youth and Children Choral Artists’ Association Conductor, Mixed Choir Apollo and Schola Gregoriana Bratislavensis Professor of Choral Conducting, Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava
Associate Professor of Ensemble Leading, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Chief Conductor, Choir of Trondheim Symphony Orchestra Artistic Director & Conductor, Utopia & Reality Chamber Choir Winner (with APZ Tone Tomsic), European Grand Prix for Choral Singing 2008 Past Chief Conductor, Slovene National Radio Chamber Choir
Chief Conductor, Hungarian Radio Choir Associate Professor in Choral Conducting, Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Conductor, World Youth Choir 2017 Ferenc Liszt Prize Recipient Past Artistic Director, Bela Bartók International Choral Competition
Professor of Choral Conducting, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Professor of Choral Conducting, Arctic University of Norway Artistic Director & Chief Conductor, Kilden Vocal Ensemble Artistic Director & Conductor, Utopia & Reality Chamber Choir Artistic Director & Conductor, The Arctic World Ensemble
Honorary Advisor, World Youth and Children Choral Artists' Association Executive Director, American Choral Directors Association
Past Conductor & Choirmaster, Hungarian State Opera Artistic Director and Chief Conductor, Kodály Choir Debrecen Artistic Director and Chief Conductor, Eger Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Csokonai Theatre Debrecen Artistic Director, Chamber Opera Festival Eger Member of Artistic Board, Bela Bartók International Choral Competition
Founder & Director, Cantemus Choral Institute Conductor, Cantemus Children’s Choir
your capacity building
our artistic advice and masterclasses
Providing opportunities for students (as well as their teachers) to learn directly from and be inspired by these experts have always been Musica’s primary goal.
With our unique connections and networks, we aim to establish long-term relationships with our clients, pinpointing their artistic needs and tailor-make programmes that would effectively develop and expand their artistic and competitive capacity.