Kaho Wong (黃嘉豪)

- SAXOPHONIST, FLUTIST, COMPOSER, ARRANGER,

- GUO MUSICAL INSTRUMENT CO. ENDORSED ARTIST

- MASTER OF ART IN MUSIC, HKBU

- BACHELOR OF ART IN MUSIC, HKBU

- LTCL (RECITAL IN FLUTE), TRINITY COLLEGE OF MUSIC

- ATCL (RECITAL IN FLUTE), TRINITY COLLEGE OF MUSIC

 

Kaho received his Bachelor and Master Degree in Music and Fine Art in Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU).  He obtained ATCL and LTCL with distinction in flute during university years.  Meanwhile, he also self-taught and played saxophone as his second instrument.  After his graduation from HKBU, he studied jazz performance in Berklee College of Music in Boston.

 

Kaho is working as a Hong Kong based musician and frequently has been giving performances in different musical scenes and venues such as Hong Kong Coliseum, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, HKCEC, Hong Kong City Hall, Fringe Club, etc. In 2010, Kaho and Renfrew Group gave an opening performance for The Hong Kong International Jazz Festival. In 2011, he was invited to play in a Brazilian jazz group “Draw 2”, to be a guest performer and gave touring concerts in Taiwan and 2011 Tai Chung International Jazz Festival. In 2012, Kaho formed a latin jazz trio “Tri-Tone” and released their debut CD album “Try” featuring own compositions and re-arranged music. They has been invited to perform in Macau Jazz Week and The 1st Hong Kong Green Jazz Festival.  

 

Besides small ensembles, Kaho also played in numerous well-known jazz orchestra such as Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra, Happy Go Lucky Big Band, etc. He is the lead alto/flute in newly formed local jazz big band conducted by Patrick Lui known as “5422 Collective”, featuring primarily original pieces and adopting a more modern compositional style. 5422 Collective was invited to perform in 2013 Hong Kong People’s Fringe Festival, 2014 Hong Kong International Jazz Festival and Freespace Happening featuring Elisa Chan (陳潔靈) in 2016. 

 

With his classical and jazz music training background, kaho has got the opportunity to work in various kind of musical fields from classical, jazz to pop concerts.  Over the Years, he performed and recorded with numerous musicians and well-known artists like Eason Chan (陳奕迅). Andy Lau (劉德華), Sammi Cheng (鄭秀文), Joey Yung (容祖兒), Leon Lai (黎明), Kelly Chan (陳慧琳) ,Pakho Chau (周柏豪), Phil Lam (林奕匡), Rubberband, Kay Tse (謝安琪), Priscilla Chan (陳慧嫻), William So (蘇永康), Janice Vidal (衛蘭), Anothony Wong (黃耀明), Vivian Lai (黎瑞恩), Chet Lam (林一峰), Kandy (糖妹), Laura Fygi, Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra,  Hong Kong Children's Choir, Hong Kong Dance Company, etc. 

 

In addition to his activities on the performance platform, Kaho is also passionate about educating the next generation. He is the concert band conductor and flute tutor in schools and organisations such as Music Office and Pui Ching Primary School. 

Kaho Wong (黃嘉豪)

 

黃氏於香港浸會大學音樂及藝術系修畢學士及碩士課程,在學期間考獲英國倫敦聖三一學院的ATCL及LTCL in Flute並獲得優良成績。畢業後他到美國伯克利音樂學院進修爵士樂演奏,亦自學色士風。他亦是GUO長笛代言人。

黃氏是一位全職樂手,活躍於各大演出場所,包括香港體育館、伊利沙伯體育館、香港會議展覽中心、香港大會堂、香港藝穗會等等。於2010年,黃氏與「Rendrew Group」為香港國際爵士樂節作開幕演出。於2011年,他被巴西爵士樂組合「Draw 2」邀請作為特約嘉賓,遠赴台中出席台中爵士樂節,以及在台中作巡迴演出。於2012年,黃氏組成了拉丁爵士樂三重奏「Tri-Tone」並灌錄首張大碟「Try」,歌曲為原創音樂及改編的爵士樂名曲。同年,他們獲邀請於澳門爵士樂週及香港青年爵士樂節作演奏。

 

除了小組合奏之外,黃氏亦參與許多知名的爵士樂大樂隊,包括「Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra」、「Happy Go Lucky Big Band」等等。其中,他在雷柏熹組成的大樂隊「5422 Collective」擔任色士風及長笛手。樂團演出之作品均為原創的新式爵士音樂,他們在香港藝穗民化節及香港國際爵士樂節中演出,在2016年,「5422 Collective」邀請了著名歌星陳潔靈在西九「自由約」中協力演出。

 

由於黃氏有著古典音樂及爵士音樂訓練背景,令他有機會接觸到由古典、爵士到流行音樂等等不同的音樂領域。這些年來,黃氏曾經與許多知名單位合作、灌錄唱片及演唱會伴奏,包括:陳奕迅、劉德華、鄭秀文、容祖兒、黎明、陳慧琳、周柏豪、林奕匡、 Rubberband、謝安琪、陳慧嫻、蘇永康、衛蘭、黃耀明、黎瑞恩、林一峰、糖妹、Laura Fygi、Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra、香港兒童合唱團、香港舞蹈樂團等等。

 

除了演出之外,黃氏亦重視培育下一代。他現為康文署音樂事務處及培正小學長笛導師及學校管樂團指揮。

Highlights:

鄭秀文 2019 "Follow Mi" 世界巡迴演唱會 @ 紅磡香港體育館

謝安琪 kay isn’t me. Live 2019 演唱會 @ 紅磡香港體育館

側田 Justin Lo Chapter Free 世界巡迴演唱會2017 @ 紅磡香港體育館

周柏豪 One Step Closer Live 2017 @ 紅磡香港體育館

鄭秀文 2016 "Touch Mi" 世界巡迴演唱會 Part 2 @ 紅磡香港體育館

黃耀明 2016 "美麗的呼聲聽證會"演唱會 @ 麥花臣場館

張崇基x張崇德《基會難德》演唱會2015 

鄭秀文 2014 "Touch Mi" 世界巡迴演唱會 @ 紅磡香港體育館

陳慧嫻 "Back To Priscilla 30週年" 世界巡迴演唱會

依然小肥2014香港演唱會 @ 伊利沙伯體育館

謝安琪 x Rubberband x 蘇永康 903拉闊音樂會 @ 香港會議展覽中心