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Chi Him Chik


Maknongan for any bass instrument, Giacinto Scelsi


Ancestral for Bass Saxophone, Tam-Tam, and electroacoustic, Thierry Alla


Aksax for solo Bass Saxophone, Costin Miereanu


Biography


Chi Him Chik is an active performer and improviser from Hong Kong. He graduated from Bowling Green State University while studying with Professor John Sampen, and is now pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Missouri Kansas City studying with Professor Zach Shemon. Chi Him is the first Hong Kong saxophonist to advance into the semi-final round in the Jean-Marie Londeix International Saxophone Competition. He is also the prizewinner of the 48th Annual Bowling Green State University Competition in Music Performance, the 55th Annual Lima Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition, and the 2015 and 2016 Douglas Wayland Chamber Music Competition. As an advocate of new music, he has performed in many different countries, and has commissioned and premiered a number of works by composers including Dai Fujikura, Mikel Kuehn, James Mobberley and Narong Prangcharoen.