Currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Music of the University of Hong Kong, Chan Sze-rok is pursuing a composition research programme under the supervision of Professor Chan Hing-yan. She obtained her Bachelor’s and MPhil degrees from the same university. She was awarded the best composition at the New Generation in 2005 and won the first prize at the International Music Competition Jeunesses Musicales Bucharest in Romania in 2005. Her commissioned works include an orchestral piece composed for the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, a Trio for RTHK Radio 4 and a Quintet for Musicarama.
Apart from music, her interest in theatre brought her opportunity to work with All Theatre Art Association. In 2010, she composed for and performed live music on stage as a character in ATAA’s multimedia theatre production “E-Garden”. Her latest collaboration with the group was “Fool La La” in 2012 and “Spiral of Life” in 2013, in both multimedia productions she composed music as the music director. Through the years, she has been actively scoring music for independent films and documentaries.