Chi-Hin Leung (b. 1984) was born in a metropolitan city – Hong Kong. With a diverse cultural background, his composition mixes with both East and West thoughts, and with special interests in timbral and textural explorations. He was the champion of the Hong Kong Handbell Festival Composition Contest, first runner-up at New Generation and won the Hong Kong Composers’ Guild Audience Choice Award. Chi-hin’s compositions are published by From the Top Music (U.S.), MOECK (Germany), Edition HH (U.K.) and Oxford University Press, while his academic literature New Technical Explorations in Music Composition is published by Lap Lambert Academic Publishing. His works have been featured by ISCM World New Music Days, International Electronic Music Week, International Handbell Symposium, Singapore Saxophone Symposium, ISME World Conference on Music Education, Musicarama and many more.
Chi-hin received his Master of Philosophy (Composition) degree, Bachelor of Education (Music) degree and Professional Diploma (Electronic Music) from The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Education and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts respectively. He studied composition with Dr. Joshua Chan and Dr. Lai Sheung-ping, electronic music with Prof. Clarence Mak, and has obtained LMusTCL in music theory, criticism and literature. He is a director of the Hong Kong Composers Guild (HKCG) and the Hong Kong Association for Music Educators (HAME). He is currently a Doctor of Music candidate at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, majoring in composition under the supervision of Professor Victor Chan.