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DUO VOLCE

Chromatic Harmonica 半音階口琴 - Harry Choi 蔡偉鏗

Violin 小提琴 - Kiann Chow 周止善

Duo Volce, top prize winner at the Asia Pacific Harmonica Festival, is a local chromatic harmonica and violin duo, formed by two young emerging musicians from Hong Kong, Harry Choi and Kiann Chow. In 2013, both were invited to perform in “HARMONICA – Chromatic Harmonica Gig 2013” at the Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre, HKAPA. The duo was officially named as Duo Volce in 2014. Since then, they have partnered with pianist Henry Shart, Jonathan Law and Zenan Kwan, featuring from Classical music, movie themes to Tango music. The group was interviewed at the RTHK Radio “Community Involvement Broadcast: ‘Breathe’ with the Harmonica” in 2015.


In 2016, the energizing duo was invited by the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui All Saints’ Cathedral to give debut recital at the Celeste Series, it also collaborated with the Friends of the Hong Kong Museum of Art and presented “Duo Volce – ‘Discovery’” at ‘The Sound of Art’, Sunday Concert series at the Hong Kong Museum of Art. Duo Volce made its first appearance at the 11th Asia-Pacific Harmonica Festival in Taiwan (2016), and the group was awarded the First Prize of the Original category. In 2017, the group was honored as the “Young Artists award” in the Youth Arts Festival organized by Hong Kong Playground Association. The group was invited to perform in Hong Kong Flower Show (2017-2019), Musica del Cuore concert series (2018), Tai Kwun “Aspiration” concert series (2019).


In 2019, the group was honored to perform at “Hong Kong Harmonica Successors” hosted by LCSD, performing rearranged harmonica-violin duo plus piano. It was a huge success as the uniqueness of the group and the refreshing playing style were showcased. The group has also performed in the newly launched K11 Musea.

Duo Volce」為口琴小提琴二重奏組合,由兩位本地年輕活躍音樂家組成,為亞太口琴節創意組冠軍得主。2013 年,兩位分別參與《HARMONICA-Chromatic Harmonica Gig 2013 半音階口琴演奏會》,並於香港賽馬會演藝劇院作首演。2014 年,二重奏正式命名為 Duo Volce,成立至今,曾先後夥拍鋼琴家薩康睿、羅瑋庭、關之藍合作演出,從演譯古典樂、電影主題到探戈音樂、皆屢獲好評。組合曾受香港口琴協會邀請,為其製作香港電台社區參與廣播服務試驗計劃 2015-「『呼』『吸』音樂-用口琴開啓古典大門」作錄音演出,透過訪問推廣口琴及分享口琴小提琴二重奏的獨特性。


2016 年,二重奏於香港聖公會諸聖座堂「星籟天韵音樂會系列」作口琴小提琴二重奏專場演出,亦與香港藝術館之友合作,於藝術館週日音樂會系列「藝韻樂音」-《探索口琴與小提琴》作專場演出。同年,Duo Volce 首次參加第 11 屆亞太口琴節 (台灣),並於「創意組」項目中以九十二分勇奪第一名。2017 年,有幸獲香港遊樂場協會頒發 青藝節樂隊組合《青少年藝術家》名銜。Duo Volce 亦曾於《香港花卉展覽》(2017-2019)Musica del Cuore 音樂系列 (2018)、大館《午間深呼吸》音樂會 (2019) 作專場演出。


2019 年,Duo Volce 應邀康樂及文化事務署,於《香港口琴新世代》中,演譯改篇口琴小提琴加上鋼琴的作品,新嘗試帶給觀眾清新的感覺,令人鼓舞。同年,組合於新開幕之《K11 Musea》人⺠藝術購物館進行演出。