Grace Chiang 蔣頌恩
Grace graduated from the Music Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, studying voice with Chan Siu-kwan. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music Scholarship to read for a Master’s degree in Music, majoring in Historical Musicology at Royal Holloway, University of London, where she continued her vocal studies under the guidance of Christian Immler.
An active performer, Grace has appeared as soloist in works as Copland’s In the Beginning, Handel’s Messiah, J. S. Bach’s St. John Passion and cantatas, Mozart’s Litaniae de Venerabili Altaris Sacramento, and Mendelssohn’s St. Paul. Her interests extends to contemporary music, often performing works by Hong Kong composers; Grace collaborated with the Chinese Music Virtuosi in premiering Chan Hing-yan’s Schmetterlingsträumen Lieder at the Musicarama 2010, and appeared with the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, performing works by Lam Bun-ching at the 2012 Macau International Music Festival.
Grace took part in conducting masterclasses and workshops of maestros Stephen Layton, Rolf Beck, and James Jordan. She returned to serve at her alma mater, and led the girls’ choir to win Gold Medals at the 2012 Cincinnati, USA and the 2014 Riga, Latvia World Choir Games. Grace conducts Hong Kong Voices among various choral ensembles, and recently appeared in performances such as Howells’s Requiem, Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de confessore, J. S. Bach’s motets and Magnificat BWV243.
蔣氏曾參與Stephen Layton、Rolf Beck及James Jordan的大師班，現於母校任教，並帶領其女聲合唱團於2012及2014年度的世界合唱比賽獲得金獎。蔣氏近年指揮香港和聲演唱豪威爾士《安魂曲》、莫扎特《證聖者莊嚴晚禱》、巴赫經文歌及《尊主頌》BWV243等。