Chi-hin Leung was born in a metropolitan city – Hong Kong. With diverse cultural background, his compositions mix with both East and West thoughts, and with special interests in timbral and textural explorations. He was a champion of Hong Kong Handbell Festival Composition Contest, first runner-up at New Generation and won Hong Kong Composers’ Guild Audience Choice Award. Leung’s compositions and recordings are published by Schott Music (Germany), MOECK (Germany), Edition HH (U.K.), PARMA Recordings (U.S.), From the Top Music (U.S.), Oxford University Press (China) and Hong Kong Composers’ Guild. His works have been featured by ISCM World New Music Days, UNESCO International “Arts for Peace” Festival, International Rostrum of Composers, International Electronic Music Week, World Choir Games, International Handbell Symposium, ISME World Conference on Music Education, Asian Recorder Festival, Singapore Saxophone Symposium, Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival Vienna, Musicarama, Hong Kong Schools Music Festival and many.
Leung was a composer of the Oxford University Press, author of Creative Notes and Keys to Music of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, lecturer of the Education Bureau School Collaboration Scheme of Music Training for Senior Secondary Students and instructor of ISCM Education Music Creativity Campaign.
Leung received his Doctor of Music (Composition) degree, Master of Philosophy (Composition) degree, Bachelor of Education (Music) degree and Professional Diploma (Electronic Music) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Education and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts respectively. Leung holds FTCL in Music Composition and LMusTCL in Music Theory, Criticism and Literature. He is a secretary of Hong Kong Composers’ Guild (HKCG) and Hong Kong Association for Music Educators (HAME). He has joined the Hong Kong Institute of Education as a lecturer who focuses researching and lecturing in music composition & pedagogy, Creative Musicking, and music technology.