Our Conductors

Ms. Lam Hoi Yan, Helen
Music Director and Conductor

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Helen Lam Hoi Yan is a pianist, singer, flutist, choral conductor, handbell conductor and an avid music lover. She has strong commitment in music education and performance over the years.

Lam holds a master degree of Choral Conducting awarded by University of Saint Joseph. She also holds a bachelor degree of music (music education) from the Hong Kong Baptist University with first class honor, a bachelor degree of business administration from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a postgraduate diploma in psychology from Chinese University of Hong Kong. Lam obtained the Licentiate of the Trinity College of Music London (LTCL) in piano performance with distinction, a Grade 8 Distinction in Voice, a Grade 8 Merit in Flute and a Grade 8 Merit in Theory from the Royal School of Music.

Lam studied choral conducting with Dr. Jerome Hoberman, Dr. Pedro Monteiro and Nancy Telfer, piano with Ma Cong, voice with Sofia Sierra and Jeffrey Leung, flute with Timothy Wilson, handbells with Ms Emily Li. Lam participated in various performances, including Musicarama (2012), Youth Nation at TVB, Ocean Park 30th Anniversary, Handbell Symposium (Florida, 2008 and Jeju 2014) and mass ring conductor of Hong Kong Handbell Festival from 2009-2011. She has been active in ringing with Double Mallet Ringers since 2008. She is a current chorus member of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Chorus and the Cantacore Society.

Community involvement is a high priority for Lam. She is a church musician, serving in worship band and directing handchime choir. She provides training in vocal, piano and conducting in church. She assisted Ms. Yasmin Li in music therapy groups from 2007 to 2011 as a volunteer musician.

林凱茵小姐精通鋼琴、聲樂、長笛、手鈴及指揮。多年來,林氏熱衷音樂教育及演出。

林氏於聖約瑟大學完成合唱指揮碩士學位,為香港浸會大學音樂學士課程一級榮譽畢業生,主修音樂教育,並具香港科技大學工商管理學學士學位。期後林氏於香港中文大學完成心理學文憑。林氏以優異成績考獲聖三一音樂學院鋼琴演奏文憑、皇家音樂學院八級聲樂、八級長笛及八級樂理。

就學期間,林氏師隨何博文博士、蒙泰羅博士及蘭茜德福學習合唱指揮,馬驄先生學習鋼琴,梁靜怡小姐學習聲樂,李潔瑤小姐學習手鈴。林氏曾參與不同類型的演出,包括音樂新文化 2012、無線電視「激優一族」手鈴表演、慶祝海洋公園三十週年表演,世界手鈴大會 (佛羅里達州 2008、濟洲 2014) 及香港手鈴節大合奏指揮 (2009-2011) 等。林氏現時為十一分音符手鈴隊、香港管弦樂團合唱團及雅謌合唱團成員 。

林氏為熱心公益音樂人,積極參與教會敬拜樂隊和手鐘詩班,提供領詩、司琴及指揮培訓,又曾與本地音樂治療師李英姿小姐合作,用音樂幫助有需要人仕。

Mr. Chiang Wai Man
Honorary Music Advisor

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Mr. Chiang Wai Man graduated from the Music Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1977. In Chinese University, he studied vocal singing with well-known teachers like Michael Ryan, Nancy Zi, and Michael Rippon. Also, he studied conducting with Ng Chit Ko, Philip Cavanaugh, David Gwilt and Hugh Macdonald, and choral technique with Ma Ge Xun.

Mr. Chiang now serves as the choir conductor of the CCC Hop Yat Church (Ma On Shan Church), the On Shan Children' s Choir, the Cantacore Society and the University Choir, HKUSTSU., devoting himself in the promotion of sacred music and Chinese choral music. Chiang has been the choirmaster for the premiere and second performance of Chen Ning Chi' s Choral symphony Chariots Rattle On and Jiang Xiang' s Five Songs from Shijing, held by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, a part time lecturer of the Music Department of the CUHK and the Sacred Music Department of Alliance Bible Seminary. He is currently a music editor in the Chinese Christian Literature Council Ltd.