THE HONG KONG CHRISTIAN
The Hong Kong Christian Chinese Orchestra (HKCCO)
is a not-for-profit para-church organization aiming at praising God and
serving the Christian Church through the use of Chinese instruments. At
present, HKCCO has about 40 members and they include a
lecturer of the H.K. Academy for Performing Arts and a professor of a theological
seminary, professional musicians and amateur Chinese music lovers. The
honorary advisors who are musicians of very high caliber:
Ethnomusicologist Rev Dr. Ito Loh,
former President of Tainan Theological
Seminary, and Prof. Daniel Law, Dean of Arts Faculty at the Chinese
University of Hong Kong. The Chaplain of HKCCO is Rev. Dr. Lee Chee
Kong who was the General Secretary of the Hong Kong Bible Society.
In 1996, Mr Francis Fong, the
former Music Director of
the Orchestra, was approached by Madam Mable Wu, Assistant Professor for
Music and Liturgy of the Lutheran Theological Seminary of Hong Kong, to
assist in the 1997 Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation, by
gathering together a group of Chinese instrumentalists to provide music
offering for the event. The 13-player Chinese instrument ensemble
providing music offering during the Assembly, opened a new page in the
history of Hong Kong Chinese Christian Church. After the Assembly, the
group shared a strong vision that they should continue to stay together
as a group to serve the Lord. HKCCO was then born on 13th
By the grace of the Lord, the Orchestra has the support of the Chinese Rhenish Church (Wanchai) that kindly
provides free use
of their venue for
Since its inception, the HKCCO has been busy serving the
Lord. Locally, we have performed for churches and Christian organisations as well as accompanying various choirs. Overseas, we have
left our footprints in Manila, Sydney ,Perth
and various cities in Germany.
1.Assisting churches in the use of Chinese musical instruments in worshipping God, such
as performing iturgical music and accompanying hymns;
2.Making use of Chinese music to assist
churches in evangelistic meetings or other forms of sacred music
3. Hosting or co-organising with other Christian organisations
sacred music functions;
4. Assisting in the production of sacred music recordings.
The HKCCO performs a variety of
music , including gospel Cantonese operatic songs, Chinese ensemble
music in traditional style, contemporary works
and pieces rearranged from hymnodies.
a not-for-profit Christian organization and faces difficulties
nature. We sincerely request you to support and remember us in
We are a registered charitable organization.
one hundred dollars or more
are tax deductible. Please
make cheque payable to ¡§The Hong Kong
Christian Chinese Orchestra Society Limited¡¨.