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.

Application Details
Application Form
Open Rehearsal Schedule
Rehearsal Etiquette
Location and Parking
Contact Us

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.


Around 1.5 hours


Please arrive 15 minutes before the rehearsal starts at the foyer of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre 


Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Seating area:

Stalls 2

No. of participants allowed:

20 to 100 per group

Suggested ratio of teacher to students:


Application deadline:

Please refer to the latest open rehearsal schedule below

Application Form
For application form, please download here.

Open Rehearsal Schedule
To view the latest Open Rehearsal schedule and application deadlines, please click 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.


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 


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