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FRENCH MUSIC PROJECT
AT CUHK 2018

LOUIS SIU

TOOLBOX PERCUSSION

Percussion

Louis Siu is a fellow of Asian Cultural Council, he was a soloist at the 2016 Hong Kong International Drummer Festival.  Siu selected as exchange artist for Contemporary Musiking Hong Kong 's Sonic Transmission series in 2015, he is also the participated artist for Hong Kong Arts Development Council - 7th Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme. Music Director Lu Jia appointed Siu as Principal Percussionist at the Macao Orchestra from 2010-2013. In 2012 he appeared in the 40th Hong Kong Arts Festival ExxonMobil New Vision Series “Louis Siu and Friends Percussion Recital”. He has been actively performing with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Qatar Philharmonic, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, Pacific Music Festival and the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra. Siu received his music education at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He studied with Hong Kong Philharmonic timpanist James Boznos and was a scholarship student of Jack van Geem of San Francisco Symphony and David Herbert of Chicago Symphony. Siu is the founder and artistic director of Toolbox Percussion. He taught at the School of Creative Media at the City Univeristy of Hong Kong, and currently serve as part time instructor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.