Mr. Kelvin Ka-kay LO
The Best Conductor of the 8th Cantemus International Choir Festival, Kelvin got a Master of Arts (Music) Degree and a Professional Diploma in Management of Extra-curricular Activities from The Chinese University of Hong Kong; a Bachelor of Education (Honors) Degree from Hong Kong Baptist University, and attained the "Award for Outstanding Teaching Practice" from the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Kelvin concentrates on children choral training and conducting, he studies choral conducting with Prof. Leon Shiu-wai Tong. He was also a vocal student of Mr. Jimmy Chan and learnt orchestral conducting with Prof. Carmen Koon.
Being as a music teacher of St. Stephen's College Preparatory School, Kelvin has been conducting the School choir for numerous prizes in Hong Kong Schools Music Festival. He has been leading the Choir to perform in Austria, the U.K. and Germany with the collaborations with Prof. Ernst Smole, Director of Johannes Brahms Music School, Mr. Robert Rieder, former conductor of Vienna Boys' Choir, Prof. Colin Touchin, former Director of Music of University of Warwick and Mr. Mr. Eckward Weyand, Music Director of a renowned German Choir, Capella Vocalis. All of these performances were well-acclaimed.
Being as the Deputy Director and Elite Group Conductor of Hong Kong Treble Choir, Kelvin has been leading the Choir to perform on many local and international stages in Hungary, France, Russia, Estonia, Singapore, Malaysia and different cities in China. Under Kelvin’s baton, the Elite Group gave a demonstration performance in 2006 International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference and concerts with the world famous Les petits chanteurs de Saint-marc in 2008 and Estonia TV Girls' Choir in 2012 respectively. Nevertheless, the Elite Group attained "The Outstanding Treble Choir of China Award" with the highest score in the 4th China Treble Choir Festival Competition organized by China Chorus Association in 2009, the "Gold Diploma" in the 8th Cantemus International Choir Festival in 2010 and the championship award of children's choir competition in the 10th Singing World International Choral Festival in 2012.
Kelvin is now the Vice President of Hong Kong Treble Choirs' Association, the Music-selection committee member of Hong Kong Schools Music Festival. He was also invited by PMA Music Foundation to take part in the CD album recording with Nick Vijicic.