William Chung is the Choirmaster of the Hong Kong Festival Voices, Music Director of Mount Hope United Methodist Church, Lansing, and a graduate assistant at the College of Music, Michigan State University. He is pursuing his MMus at the Michigan State University where he is studying conducting with David Rayl, Jonathan Reed and Sandra Snow, and voice with Peter Lightfoot. He holds a BA degree from the University of Hong Kong where he studied conducting with Michael Ryan, and voice with Lan Rao and Jimmy Chan. He was the conductor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Students’ Union Choir and the Greeners’ Sound, as well as instructor of the Hong Kong Treble Choir.
William was awarded the Helen Moore-Williams Music Prize, the Hong Kong Children’s Choir Scholarship and the Bernard van Zuiden Music Prize, in recognition of his outstanding academic performance and contribution in vocal and choral arts. He was awarded the best conductor prize at the 2012 Busan Choral Festival and Competition whilst leading the Greeners’ Sound in attaining a bronze prize in the classical mixed voice category. The Greeners’ Sound also triumphed at the 65th Hong Kong Schools’ Music Festival and achieved the Gold (A) Award at the 2013 Hong Kong International Youth and Children’s Choir Festival under William’s conductorship.
Apart from his conducting, as a singer William has performed overseas with the World Youth Choir in China, France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.