About the Director

Ken Chan

Ken Chan is a versatile player in the Hong Kong percussion scene. His knowledge in concert percussion, drumset, marching percussion and latin percussion nourished from his studies in
the Musicians Institute (Los Angeles, USA), under the tuition by jazz-rock master Gary Garbatini, latin drumming master Chuck Silverman, hand technique master Bruce Becker, marching percussion master Chris Rodriquez, marimba master Marc Wooldridge and a number of local percussion masters including Tung Tak-leong, Simon Chui, Choy Lap-tak, Jonathon Yip and Lung Heung-wing. As an orchestral percussionist, he played in the broadway musical Miss Saigon in the Macao International Music Festival, Orquestra de Macau, the Los Angeles SoCal Dream Drum and Bugle Corps and the Hong Kong Festival Wind Orchestra. He also performed with numerous well-known artists and music groups including the Chinese University of Hong Kong Chorus, jazz maestro Howard McCrary, the UK percussion duo Maraca2 and the Basic Notes Jazz Big Band. Currently, he is running the PercussionSpirit Music Centre for the purpose of promoting percussive music to the public. He is actively playing for the PercussionSpirit  Ensemble and the Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra.


  • 東華三院馬錦燦紀念小學
  • 九龍灣聖若翰天主教小學
  • 音樂事務處
  • 德望學校
  • 藍田聖保祿中學
  • 香港國際學校
  • 喇沙小學
  • 屯門官立中學
  • 聖公會聖匠小學
  • 德望學校(小學部)
  • 拔萃小學
  • 農圃道官立小學
  • 喇沙書院
  • 培正中學
  • 培基書院
  • 青年會書院
  • 培橋書院
  • 香港青年協會李兆基書院
  • 心誠中學
  • 九龍工業學校
  • 聖公會基恩小學
  • 北角官立小學
  • 沙田官立小學
  • 寶血會伍季明紀念學校
  • 港澳信義會小學
  • 伊利沙伯中學舊生會小學
  • 和富慈善基金李宗德小學