ABOUT AMOS

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Amos Wong received choral and instrumental music training at a young age. He is currently studying Composition and Electronic Music at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

 

Based on his interests and passion for Cantonese Musicals, Amos founded XTRAMENTAL in 2017, a non-profit organization based in Hong Kong that aims to promote Theatre, Music, Musicals and other interdisciplinary art forms. Being the Composer and Music Director of XTRAMENTAL, Amos has written for various multidisciplinary productions including ‘Chasing Stars the Musical’ (2019), ‘Mind and Hours’ (2018), ‘How I Cracked Singing the Musical’(2018) and ‘Hello To My Hollow Heart’ (2017).

 

Amos was awarded the First Prize in the Unbound Flute Festival Composition Competition (Brisbane, Australia). He was also a selected finalist in The Future Blend Project 2017 (Warwick, UK) with his solo harp piece 'Dwarf Columbine'. His choral piece 'My Birthday Gift' was selected in The Hong Kong Children's Choir's '50th Anniversary Children's Choral Composition Selections' in 2018. He was also selected as a participating composer at VIPA Festival 2018 in Spain.

Amos actively engage in choral activities as he believes in the power of the human voice. In 2017, Amos toured as a teacher and accompanist along the Yip's Children's Choir to the International Men and Boys Choir Festival (Arizona, USA). He was also a speaker at the 2018 International Conference of Performing and Visual Arts at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.