Hippocrates Cheng is currently an award-winning master music composition student at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a full scholarship from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund. His works have been performed around the world in Vienna, Mexico, Australia and elsewhere.
In 2016, his Fragment for a mixed ensemble of 20 musicians was selected by Ablaze Records for their new SINFONIA Series CD album. And his Gather and Scatter for Chinese orchestra was selected to be performed by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra in their Music from the Heart 2016 concert. His Clamor for saxophone octet won third prize in the New Generation 2016 contest organized by the Hong Kong Composers’ Guild and RTHK.
Recently, Cheng’s Fission for flute, clarinet and piano was selected by the Ensemble Chromoson and Austrian Hong Kong Composers Connection and was performed in the Hong Kong Vienna Music Festival in Vienna. His evocative piece Time and Earth was selected and broadcast by MUSLAB.
Cheng is also a pianist, violist and overtone singer . In 2016, he received an FTCL in piano recital.