So Ka-wai (b. 1984, Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong composer and clarinetist.
So obtained both his undergraduate and M.Phil degree at Hong Kong Baptist University, majoring in music composition under the supervision of Prof. Christopher Keyes and Dr. Christopher Coleman. His works have been premiered local and overseas, including ACL Conference and Festival (2011, Taipei), Yogyakarta Contemporary Music Festival (Indonesia), the XVI World Saxophone Congress (Scotland) and Kagoshima Asian Youth Arts Festival (Japan). Moreover, his works were selected as set pieces frequently in the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival.
So Ka-wai is one of the Hong Kong composers focusing on wind band music. SO has received several commissions, including Four Supernatural Constellations, The Utterance of Wind and saxophone concerto Infatuazione.
He has been the concertmaster of the Parsons Wind Orchestra (Hong Kong) since 2010.
Works for Winds
- Fantasy Overture (2017)
- Four Supernatural Constellations (2012)
- Infatuazione (2013)
- Rites of Qinglong (2014)
- Surrealistic Reflections (2015)
- Utterance of Wind (2013)
- So Ka Wai website Accessed 28 December 2017
- "So, Ka-wai M Hong Kong."International Society of Contemporary Music." Web. Accessed 28 December 2017