Transforming everyday objects
Toolbox Percussion has been driving percussive arts programming in Hong Kong since 2012, curating ambitious music projects and challenging the best in the field whilst also continually nurturing new musical talent in innovative ways.
Toolbox Percussion, as creative incubator, works to make new music happen by commissioning, developing, collaborating, professional training, performing, recording and touring contemporary performances.
The acclaimed Toolbox Percussion Trilogy, spread over a time span of 3-year, has been a proven success in creating cutting-edge and innovative programmes that challenged local artists, enhanced cultural exchange by collaborating with world-class musicians and developed a series of outreach and professional educational activities.
For 2018/19 season, Toolbox Percussion toured to Asia Culture Center at Gwangju in South Korea and made its US debut at the San Francisco International Arts Festival. Co-hosted with Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, works of Toolbox Percussion is showcased in an exhibition titled “A Double Listen” for the first time in the United States. A New education initiatives Toolbox International Creative Academy (TICA) in joint effort with the University of Oklahoma is set to launch in January 2019, providing professional apprenticeship opportunity through specifically focused area of studies and learning occasions with industry professionals.
Toolbox Percussion is currently three-year grantee of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.