Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes program provides students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and the chance to explore various areas of arts administration field. Selected students will participate in art administration workshops such as artists hospitality and logistics, front-of-house & backstage management, and artist profile preparation & presentation led by industry experts in Hong Kong and from the USA. Practical training will be available for students throughout the festival period where students will be assigned to specific festival duties.


Ms. Ribble Chung and Ms. Sophie Lin
Mr. Calvin Lai and Ms. Kathy Lam;
RhapsoArts Management


How to Apply?

Eligibility: Hong Kong residents and full-time students aged 16 or above, with knowledge of classical music, team work experience and fluent in Cantonese and English.
Program Fee: HK$500 per student *
Application Requirements: Applicants will be required to submit a 300 to 400 word essay in Chinese or English, explaining why they are interested in joining this program. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.


Important Dates

Workshops: 21.10.2017 (Sat) afternoon; 4, 11, 18.11.2017 (Sat) afternoon

Site Visit: 18.11.2017 (Sat) morning | The University of Hong Kong & Hong Kong City Hall

On-site Training: 22–26.11.2017 | Hong Kong City Hall
(Training period can be coordinated with students’ school schedules; students will be reimbursed for their travel and meal expenses.)


* Need-based financial aid is available for qualified participants.


Enquiries: 3974 6601 |

Application Deadline: 18.9.2017 (Monday)

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  • “Joining Behind the Scenes program was definitely one of the most wonderful and exciting experiences in my music journey. Although I am not new to classical music, I never knew how successful concerts could be held before I joined the program. It offered me the opportunity to have an insight into an international music festival. It also shed thought-provoking light on me that an excellent performance by musicians is undoubtedly important. Yet, the endeavor by the arts administrators is also indispensable.”

    Vanessa Poon
    2013 Musicus Inspires! participant

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