Mr Ronnie Cheng Kay Yen

Seasoned Conductor, Choral and Orchestra Arts
Hong Kong

Educated in Hong Kong and the United States, Mr Ronnie Kay Yen Cheng is a seasoned conductor of both the Choral and Orchestra Arts. Under his direction, his ensembles have won International accolades and Championships in Austria, Germany, United Kingdom, United States, China, Korea and Indonesia. Through the years, Mr Cheng's contributions to the Choral arts were recognized as he was awarded the Outstanding Artistic Award as well as The Outstanding Conductor Award in various International Competitions. Mr Cheng is also active in the field of education as he serves as Headmaster of the Diocesan Boys' School, Hong Kong. This year Mr Cheng was awarded the Global Teacher Prize as one of the Top 50 Educators in the world.


A Summary of Mr Cheng's involvement in International

  • 2016 World Choir Games, Jury Panel
  • 2014 World Choir Games, Jury Panel
  • 2013 Champions: The 3rd Asia Pacific Choir Games (Manado, Indonesia)
  • 2012 Champion: The 7th World Choir Games (Cincinnati, United States)
  • International Competitions Musica Mundi World Ranking for Male Choirs: 1 (as of April 2012)
  • 2011 Triple Champions and Grand Prize Winner: The 7th International Brahms Festival (Wernigerode, Germany)
  • 2010 Champions: The 6th World Choir Games (Shaoxing, China)
  • 2009 Featured Performers: NCPA Chorus Festival (Beijing, China)
  • 2008 Champions: The 5th World Choir Games (Graz, Austria)
  • 2007 Champion: The 5th International Brahms Festival (Wernigerode, Germany)
  • 2006 Champions: The 4th World Choir Games (Xiamen, China)
  • 2005 The first runner-up: The 59th Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod (Wales, United Kingdom)
  • Hong Kong Schools Music Festival Multiple Champions:
    Outstanding School of the Year; Best Choir of the Year; Best Mixed Choir of the Year; Best Boys Choir of the Year; Best Junior Choir of the Year; Symphony, String and Wind Orchestra Awards