The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), established by The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Ordinance in 1984, is a leading tertiary institution in the performing arts in Asia. It provides professional undergraduate education and practice-based postgraduate studies. The study encompasses Chinese Opera, Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music, and Theatre and Entertainment Arts. Its educational philosophy reflects the cultural diversity of Hong Kong with emphasis on Chinese and Western traditions, and interdisciplinary learning. In the QS World University Rankings announced in 2022, the Academy is ranked 1st in Asia and 10th in the world in the Performing Arts category.
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (the Academy) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Iñaki Sandoval as Dean of School of Music, with effect from August 1, 2022.
Dr. Iñaki Sandoval is an internationally renowned pianist, composer, and music producer with extensive arts administration experience. As Dean of Music of the Academy, Dr. Sandoval will lead the implementation of the overall vision and the academic development of the School of Music, working closely with faculty members to promote innovative enhancements in the delivery of performing arts education.