Toolbox Percussion has been driving percussive arts programming in Hong Kong since 2012, curating ambitious music projects in innovative ways. Toolbox Percussion, as creative incubator, works to make new music happen by commissioning, collaborating, professional training, performing, recording and touring contemporary performances. Believing in the beautiful concerted efforts of every young talent we involve. Toolbox continues to empower audience to discover versatility in daily soundscapes by anchoring our work closely to the here and now of Hong Kong.
Over the past seasons, 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 are showcased in an exhibition titled “A Double Listen” for the first time in the United States. Title sponsored by HART and H Queen’s, this sound-based exhibition will conduct its scalable rerun at H Queen’s in June 2021. Supported by Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme, the education initiatives Toolbox International Creative Academy (TICA) in joint effort with the University of Oklahoma has successfully launched in January 2019, 2020 and 2021, providing professional apprenticeship opportunities through specifically focused areas of studies and learning occasions with industry professionals.
Toolbox Percussion is currently three-year grantee of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.