Lau Hiu Kong, Lawrence is an artist based in Hong Kong. His works cover music composition, live musical performance, sound art, audiovisual art and installation. He received his Bachelor of Music degree in composition and electronic music and Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Media at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and The Hong Kong City University respectively. During his years of studying in the academy, he has been awarded many scholarships including the HSBC Hong Kong Scholarships, CASH Composition Scholarship, The Lions & Joseph Koo Music Foundation Composition Scholarships, Musicus Society Trey Lee Scholarships, Adrian and Anne Walter Scholarships, etc.
As a composer, Lawrence’s composition ranging from numerous chamber ensembles, orchestra, Chinese instruments and live electronics, etc. His music has been performed at international music festivals and art events including the Asian Composer League Conference and Festival, Hong Kong Art Festival, highSCORE Music Festival Italy, Musicus Fest, etc.
As a musician who always looks for innovative and creative ideas, Lau has written not only concert music but also theatre music for dance/drama/film and media art exhibitions/festivals, developing his new approaches to combine music, sound and technology.