2021 Young Organist Competition: Semi-finalists announced

Hong Kong Chapter, The American Guild of Organists, is pleased to announce that 5 young organists have been chosen to compete in the Semi-final Round of the “2021 Young Organist Competition”.

Based on their excellent performances in the preliminary recording round, the 5 semi-finalists are Chere Ko, Zoe Lei, Ivan Leung, Carlos Li and Olga Wong. They will each perform a live 30-min program on Saturday, July 3, 2021 on the Fisk organ at the chapel of SKH Tang Shiu Kin Secondary School.

Congratulations to our semi-finalists! The Hong Kong Chapter is also deeply grateful for jury members of the preliminary recording round. Judges for the preliminary recording round included Stefan Engels (Professor of Organ and Leah Fullinwider Centennial Chair in Music Performance, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, USA// Former Professor of Organ, the University of Music and Performing Arts “Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy”, Leipzig, Germany// Former Associate Professor of Organ, Westminster Choir College, Rider University, Princeton, NJ, USA) and Clive Driskill-Smith (Organist & Choirmaster, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, TX, USA// Former Professor of Organ, Royal Academy of Music, London, England// Former Sub-organist at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, England).

Competition Committee,
Hong Kong Chapter, The American Guild of Organists