This site contains research articles on music history and theory written by Helen Kin Hoi Wong (黃健愷).
Helen received her early academic training in Harmony, Form and Analysis and Piano performance under the tutelage of Australian-Chinese composer Dr. Julian Yu, and Violin performance under Edward Grigoryan, Marco van Pagee and Miwako Abe at the College of the Arts of the University of Melbourne. Upon her return to Hong Kong, she was awarded first-class honours in Music at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, winning numerous scholarships including Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarships for Undergraduate and Bank of East Asia Golden Jubilee Scholarship, and appeared twice on the Dean’s List of Faculty of the Arts. Her essays “Musical Discourse in Haydn’s String Quartet Op. 17, No. 1” and “Swiss made by Stravinsky – Musical Supranationalism in L’ Histoire du Soldat (1918)” both won the University’s Academic Creativity Awards. Her master thesis topic “Musica Poetica in the Reformation Germany of the Sixteenth Century” focused on the musical composition process and pedagogical issues of the Renaissance period. She was the recipient of Au Yeung Lun Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies.
黃健愷從小接受音樂學術訓練, 師從澳大利亞華人作曲家于京君博士研究和聲和作品分析和鋼琴演奏，並於墨爾本大學藝術學院師從 Edward Grigoryan, Marco van Pagee 和 Miwako Abe 學習小提琴演奏。黃氏回港後以一等榮譽畢業於中文大學音樂系，並贏得多項的獎學金，包括尤德爵士紀念獎學金和東亞銀行銀禧獎學金，並兩次出現於文學院院長優秀學生名單。她的散文 “Musical Discourse in Haydn’s String Quartet Op. 17, No. 1” 和 “Swiss made by Stravinsky – Musical Supranationalism in L’ Histoire du Soldat (1918)” 都獲得了大學的學術創作獎。她的歷史音樂學碩士論文 “Musica Poetica in Sixteenth-Century Reformation Germany” 專注於文藝復興時期的音樂創作過程和作曲教學的研究。她是大學歐陽麟研究生獎學金的獲獎者。黃氏現在致力投身於音樂的學術教育，其學生音樂學術成績出眾。