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Schools, Colleges, Institutes and Universities
  • Open rehearsals for primary, secondary schools, colleges, institutes and universities students and teachers in Hong Kong.
  • Free of charge but early registration is required and seats are limited.

Introduction
Application Details
Application Form Updated!
Open Rehearsal Schedule Updated!
Rehearsal Etiquette
Remarks
Location and Parking
Contact Us


Introduction
This is a unique chance to experience at the Hong Kong Philharmonic at work in rehearsal in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. The behind-the-scenes experience gives students and their teachers the opportunity to see how an orchestra prepares for a performance and learn from the orchestra musicians, conductors and guest artists.


Application Details
This is a group booking. Attending students are expected to treat the open rehearsal as a part of their music learning experience and to listen attentively to the rehearsal. Participating schools are encouraged to bring motivated students for a positive experience.

Rehearsal Duration : 2.5 hours with a 15 minutes break in between (except 11 & 14 Nov 2014, 21 May 2015)

Rehearsal Admission

: Group must arrive 15 minutes at the foyer of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre before the rehearsal starts

Rehearsal Venue

: Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Seating

: Stalls 2

Max. no. of seats per rehearsal

: See specifications on the open rehearsal schedule

Min. no. of seats allocated per
school/college/institute/university

: 20 (including total number of students and teachers)

Suggested ratio of Teacher to Students

: 1 teacher to 20 students

Application deadline

: 2 weeks before the confirmed open rehearsal


Application Form
For application form, please download here.


Open Rehearsal Schedule
The open rehearsal schedule is updated frequently and can be downloaded here.


Rehearsal Etiquette

1. Recording, filming and photography are not allowed.
2. Switch off your mobile phone and any other beeping devices before the rehearsal.
3. Reserve your applause until the end of the rehearsal.
4. No eating or drinking of any kind is permitted in the concert hall.

Remarks

1. Seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
2. The Hong Kong Philharmonic reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the rehearsals without prior notice.
3. The conductor and soloist reserve the right to amend the rehearsal orders and repertoire.

Location and Parking
Detailed map, transportation and parking facilities can be found on venue website.


Address: Hong Kong Cultural Centre,
  10 Salisbury Road, Tsimshatsui,
  Kowloon, Hong Kong


Contact Us

Education and Outreach (Open Rehearsals – Group Booking)
The Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Ltd,
Level 8 Administration Building, 
Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 
Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
Hong Kong

Tel: 2312-6103
Fax: 2721-5443 

Email: education@hkphil.org
Website: http://www.hkphil.org

Office hours (Mon - Fri) : 
9:00am - 12:30pm, 2pm - 5:45pm