NG Cheuk-yin is a composer, music producer, sheng performer and a cappella artist.
Yin is the artistic director of Yat Po Singers, Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s first Artist Associate and the music director of the fusion group SIU2. After receiving a post-graduate degree from the Music Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, he went on to study Japanese at the International Christian University in Tokyo and Jazz Music at Codarts in the Netherlands.
In 2012, Yin received Award for Best Artist from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. In 2009 and 2013, Yin received the Best Serious Composition in CASH Golden Sail Music Awards by the theatrical choral concert Rock Hard and double sheng concerto Before the City Collapses respectively. In the next year his choral work Singing Voices of the world was awarded the CASH most performed work award 2013 (serious music). In 2011, Yin released his solo a cappella album “Single Singers” which became a hot topic for this art form in Hong Kong.
Photo credit@ Jimmy Luk