Larry SHUEN is a Hong Kong musician, composer, sound and new media artist. His artistic practice includes concert music, electroacoustic improvisation, generative sound installations, interactive programming and other new media works, expressing his experience in life and the surroundings. His works have been showcased in Hong Kong, Japan, Philippines, Bangladesh, Turkey, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Outside of his artmaking practice, Shuen has a passion for choral music. In 2012, Shuen joined The Greeners' Sound, a local youth choir, as a chorister and piano accompanist, often composing music for the choir. He later became the conductor of the choir in 2017-18, leading the choir in local and overseas music occasions, such as the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival and Tokyo International Choir Competition.

Currently, Shuen is working as a freelancer in Hong Kong after completing a Master’s degree in creative media at The City University of Hong Kong and a BMus degree in music composition and electronic music at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. 


孫禮賢從事音樂、作曲、聲音和新媒體藝術創作,傳統音樂會作品、電子即興演奏、多聲道衍生聲音裝置、交互編程皆是他的創作範疇。他的作品多表達對自身和其環境的所思所感,作品曾於香港、日本、菲律賓、孟加拉、土耳其、加拿大、英國和美國演出和展出。

除了藝術創作,孫氏亦熱愛合唱音樂,並於2012年成為綠韻合唱團團員及鋼琴伴奏,他的作品亦常交由綠韻演奏。2017-18年間,他擔任該團的指揮,帶領綠韻參與本地和海外的合唱比賽及演出,如香港學校音樂節和東京國際合唱比賽。

孫氏於香港演藝學院獲取音樂學士學位,主修作曲和電子音樂;隨後畢業於香港城市大學創意媒體碩士課程;現為自由工作者。


Exhibitions

2019. Microcosm || Magnetism: SCM MFA Show 2019.
2019. Tai Po Youth Arts Festival 2019 – Let Bygones Be Bygones.

2018. Sonic Anchor Special Series: Sound Forms – Fresh Form 1.
2018. Unravel: SCM MFA Student Show 2018.
2017. Transient Inflections: A Selection of Works from the SCM Creative Media Show 2017.
2017. Robert Lettner: New Wunderkammer Of Rococo + Utopia Of Ornaments.



Awawrds and Commissions
Selected artist in Contemporary Musiking Hong Kong (CMHK) Sonic Transmission 2018/19, Oct 2019.
Gymnopedies No.1 Remix,
selected entry in CMHK Hong Kong Mixtape 2018, Jul 2018.
Gold Prize in Youth Choir Category of the 1st Tokyo International Choir Competition (as the conductor of The Greeners’ Sound), Jul 2018.
2nd Place in Choral Open Class of the 70th Hong Kong Schools Music Festival (as the conductor of The Greeners’ Sound), Mar 2018.
Partials,
commissioned work in CMHK Sonic Anchor, May 2018.
Street through a Glass Ball
, commissioned by Hong Kong Composers’ Guild (HKCG), Jan 2016.
Rainscape, selected entry in Chamber Category of Asian Composers League 2015 in Philippines, , Nov 2015.

Deer Enclosure, commissioned and performed by The Greeners’ Sound, Jul 2015.
Sunset in Pak Nei, commissioned by HKCG, Dec 2014.   
As a stream, 3rd prize in HKCG New Generation 2014, June 2014.
Coherence II, commissioned by HKCG, Oct 2013. 
Meditation, selected entry in HKCG New Generation 2013, Jun 2013.


Qualifications
 
Master of Fine Arts (Distinction), The City University of Hong Kong, 2016-2019.
Bachelor of Music (1st class honours), The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, 2012-2016. Associate Diploma in Recital in Solo Piano, Trinity College London, 2007. 
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