SFIAF 2019, May 23 - June 2 - The Path to Democracy

Toolbox Percussion

(Hong Kong)

Grant Avenue (World Premiere)

Date and Time: Saturday June 1, 8:00pm
Duration: 55 minutes, no intermission
Location: Cowell Theater

Ticket Information

Early Bird: $18
General Admission: $30
At the Door: $33 

Festival Pass

If you miss our early bird offerings, take advantage of our Festival Pass and see five shows for $75.00



Artist Info

Production Credits
Artistic Director:Louis Siu

Artist Website:

Work Sample

Grant Avenue - West Coast Percussion Tour is a newly curated percussion programme by Hong Kong leading Percussive Collective - Toolbox Percussion for the San Francisco International Arts Festival 2019. It focuses on music composed by composers have west coast influences and it also provides the opportunity to collaborate with Jack van Geem, former principal percussionist of San Francisco Symphony

Toolbox Percussion
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. The company 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 (from 2015-2017), 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.
Louis Siu (Artistic Director)
Louis Siu is the Founder of Toolbox Percussion, as well as Creative Director for MUSE3. Siu served as Principal Percussionist of the Macao Orchestra and was one of the founding members of the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble. His orchestral appearances include concerts and tour with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Qatar Philharmonic, Pacific Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Asian Youth Orchestra, Gustav Mahler Orchestra, and the Busan Maru International Music Festival, he was an ExxonMobil New Vision Artist at the 40th Hong Kong Arts Festival.

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