Born and raised in Hong Kong, Chan Chung Ho Jeffrey is a saxophonist, music arranger and an aspiring educator.
As an active performer, he has been featured as soloist in various wind ensembles, and as orchestral saxophonist, with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, the Hong Kong Wind Philharmonia, and the Hong Kong Symphonic Winds, touring in Germany, Netherland, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and China.
As a founding member and the executive director of La Sax – a leading saxophone ensemble in Hong Kong, he leads the ensemble in over hundreds of indoor and outdoor concerts since its establishment in 2005, including its 10thanniversary concert series with world-renowned saxophonist Nobuya Sugawa, a collaborative concert with legendary saxophonist Philippe Geiss, and an innovative musical concert “Saxo Carnival of the Animals” that has gained acclaim locally and internationally. As an arranger, Chan has worked on dozens of large orchestral works, pop and jazz arrangements for the ensemble.
With the goal of encouraging public interest in the art of classical music, Chan has given saxophone workshops and organised saxophone masterclasses for professional and amateur saxophone students in Hong Kong. Currently, he teaches at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Hong Kong Baptist University and the Education University of Hong Kong.
Chan holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts respectively, where his teachers included Mr Michael Campbell and Mr Taimur Sullivan.