Colin Touchin

Guest Conductor

Colin Touchin is a British conductor, composer, clarinettist, recorder player, festival adjudicator and broadcaster. His distinguished career includes fifteen years as Director of Music at the University of Warwick, and conductor of award-winning ensembles including the University of Warwick Chamber Choir, Warwickshire County Youth Orchestra and Birmingham Schools’ Wind Orchestra. He has conducted the National Youth Wind Orchestras of Great Britain, Wales, Luxembourg and Hong Kong and has founded several ensembles in the UK, notably the Spires Philharmonic Orchestra, Chorus and Youth Orchestra in Coventry and the National Youth Recorder Orchestras. He has also been involved in the National School Band Association Festivals in the UK and the National Youth Recorder Orchestras in Holland, Australia and the UK. His compositions and arrangements have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and RTHK Radio 4 including his wind band composition Eclipse which was the selected set piece for the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival in 2014. Colin Touchin has also been active in music education on an international scale and has conducted and led workshops for students and teachers in 20 countries including Taiwan and China. Currently based in Hong Kong, he is Musical Director of the Hong Kong Welsh Male Voice Choir, Grace Notes a capella female choir and guest conductor of the Tak-Ming Philharmonic Winds. For RTHK Radio 4 hehosts a weekly programme on Saturday mornings. He has guest conducted the Hong Kong Police Band, City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong in concert with singing star Hayley Westenra and numerous performances of The Snowman & The Bear since 2011. Since 2014 he is Chief Conductor of the Lufthansa Orchestra in Frankfurt.

杜程

客席指揮

來自英國的杜程身兼指揮家、作曲家、演奏家(單簧管和直笛)、音樂節評判及電台節目主持,亦創辦了多個樂團,例如在考文垂的史派思愛樂樂團、合唱團和青年樂團,以及英國全國青年直笛樂團。杜程現為英國艾塞斯室樂團及漢莎航空管弦樂團的客席指揮、倫敦慈善樂團的聯席指揮;在香港,曾聯同海莉‧威斯特拉擔任香港城市室樂團客席指揮,亦是香港警察樂隊的客席指揮。他在指揮、作曲及培育新一代音樂家方面的經驗非常豐富,曾在華威大學任音樂總監長達十五年,在他帶領下獲獎的樂隊包括華威大學室內合唱團、華威郡青年樂團、伯明翰聯校管樂團等,此外他又曾為英國、威爾斯、盧森堡和香港的青年管樂團擔任指揮。杜程的作品與編曲曾在英國廣播公司第三台和香港電台第四台播放,其中包括管樂作品《日蝕》,這樂曲成為 2014 年香港校際音樂節的比賽樂曲之一。他也每週為香港電台第四台主持音樂節目。杜程熱心音樂教育,多年來在二十個國家(包括中國和台灣)為眾多音樂團體和學校出任指揮、為師生主辦音樂工作坊等。他亦有參與英國全國學校樂隊聯會節、荷蘭、澳洲、英國三地國家青年直笛樂團的工作。杜程從 2014 年起擔任法蘭克福漢莎樂團首席指揮。

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