FUNG Ka Hing 馮嘉興
Associate Music Director 副音樂總監
FUNG Ka Hing
FUNG Ka Hing Conducts Johan De Meij's Extreme Beethoven
(World Music Contest Kerkrade 2013 - 1st Harmony Division)
小號演奏家及指揮家馮嘉興以漂亮而清澈的音色，優秀的音樂感及親和的舞台魅力而深受觀眾喜愛，活躍於表演舞台。馮嘉興舞台足跡踏遍全球，東南亞如日本，台灣，北美洲，加拿大，歐洲法國，荷蘭以致南美洲巴西，阿根廷等。於2013年成為Yamaha Artist (HK)小號演奏家，馮嘉興曾任香港小交響樂團小號首席(2007-2014)，及其他多個樂團合作包括香港管弦樂團，香港城市室樂團，台灣國家交響樂團，澳門樂團及廣州交響樂團等，亦經常舉行獨奏會及獲邀作獨奏演出。
除小號演奏之外，馮氏亦是一位出色的指揮家及教育家。 馮氏於2011年開始成為香港交響管樂團之副音樂總監，演出無數，更於2013年帶領香港交響管樂團遠赴歐洲，參與於荷蘭舉行之世界管樂大賽(WMC Kerkrade) 之比賽及演出，廣受好評。馮氏現任教於香港演藝學院，香港浸會大學，亦於多個場合舉行大師班，工作室及講座。
馮嘉興曾獲得香港賽馬會音樂及舞蹈基金贊助赴美國伊士曼音樂學院深造，師隨 Prof. James Thompson，取得其碩士學位及獲頒發演奏家證書，亦曾獲得亞洲文化協會之獎學金贊助參加美國Apsen Music Festival and School，赴美前馮氏於香港演藝院完成音樂學士及專業文憑課程。馮氏亦曾師隨 Laurence Gargan, Jonahan Clarke, 馮啟文，Raymond Mase, Kevin Cobb, 其中以其啟蒙老師黄日照對馮氏之影響最為深遠。
With the beautiful tone color and great communicative power, Fung Ka Hing received good reputation no matter in the role of a trumpet performer or conductor.
Fung began studying trumpet with Mr. Kenneth Fung at a tender age, and went on the enthusiasm with Mr. Laurence Gargan, Mr. Jonathan Clarke, Mr. Raymond Mase, Mr. Kevin Cobb and Mr. Alfonso Wong, whom Fung regarded as the most important role model in life. Upon graduation from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) as a Profession Diploma, he was awarded the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund, for which he commenced his Master Degree at the Eastman School of Music, where he studied with the acclaimed Professor James Thompson. In 2006, he completed with the Performer’s Certificate for outstanding performance. He was also awarded scholarship by the Asian Culture Council Hong Kong to participate in Apsen Music Festival and School.
Fung is active in trumpet performance and is always invited to be guest soloist. He had performed abroad in Japan, Taiwan, North America, Canada, France, Netherland, Brazil, Argentina and so forth. He had also collaborated with Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, Macao Orchestra and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra. Fung has been the Yamaha Artist (HK) since 2013 and was the principle trumpet in Hong Kong Sinfonietta from 2007-2014. Besides being active in conducting masterclass, workshop and seminar, he is now giving trumpet lesson in HKAPA and Hong Kong Baptist University.
Besides trumpet performance and education, Fung is also keen on conducting. He has been the Associate Music Director at Hong Kong Symphonic Winds since 2011. In 2013, he led the winds band to compete in World Music Contest in Netherland and received great success.