Ms Nancy Cheng
Recipient of the Outstanding Arts Teacher Award 2013 from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Nancy is widely recognized for her achievements in musical education.
Nancy received her Diploma in Music from Ueno Gakuen University in Japan and her Master of Arts (Music) from HK Baptist University. As Head of Music at Diocesan Girls’ Junior School (DGJS), Nancy led her choirs to 6 titles of “Most Outstanding Primary School Choir of the Year” at the HK Schools Music Festival. She was also the founder and conductor of DGJS Orchestra in 1992.
Since joining the Methodist School, Nancy has been active training choirs and percussion bands, as well as directing Blacklight dramas and musicals. Her choir was named “The Best Hong Kong Primary School Choir” and won the Gold Prize at the HK International Youth Camp; Children’s Choir Festival 2011. In 2014 and 2016, she led the school choir to Taiwan at the Taiwan Crystal Choir Music Camp, and performed at the Karuizawa International Choral Festival (KICF) and Tokyo Disneyland Music Festival in Japan respectively.
Nancy enjoys teaching music and being involved in musicals and choral performances. She was the assistant conductor of Diocesan Graduate Singers since 2013. In 2015, Nancy led her singing ensemble, DSingers, to perform at KICF. She was invited to be an adjudicator for the Ensemble Contest and participated in Ko Matsushita’s conducting master-class. In 2018 and 2019 she was invited to host the 1st and 2nd Tokyo International Choir Competition and the prestigious choral competition, 1st The World Choral Championship in 2019. Inspired by maestro Ko Matsushita, she founded “Ko Chorus” in 2017, a mixed choir with passionate choristers and professional singers.
She has conducted Ko Chorus in a number of concerts and shared Japanese choral works to the local community. Nancy has been serving as a Music Selection Sub-committee member at HK Schools Music Festival since 1993, and an advisor of Hong Kong Virtuoso Chorus since 2015.
鄭女士在日本上野学園大学獲得她的音樂學位,並在香港浸會大學修畢音樂碩士。作為拔萃女小學的前音樂主任,鄭女士帶領其合唱團在香港校際音樂節中赢取了 6 年的「年度最佳小學合唱團」。同時,她亦為拔萃女小學交響樂團的創辦人及前指揮。
在加入偱道學校後,鄭女士積極為學校組織及訓練不同樂團。在她的帶領下,其合唱團亦屢獲殊榮,包括:榮獲香港校際音樂節年度的「最佳小學合唱團」等等。另外,鄭女士亦經常帶領學校合唱團到世界名地參加不同的國際演出,例如:軽井沢国際合唱節。隨此之外,鄭女士在世界名地的合唱活動中亦有擔任不同的角色,例如:擔任第 1 及 2 屆東京國際合唱比賽的司儀及自 1993 年起擔任香港校際音樂節的 Music Selection Sub-committee 的成員等。同時,鄭女士亦為耕韻合唱團(2017)的創辦人,致力在香港推廣日本合唱音樂。