ABOUT

  • Long-term resident of Hong Kong

  • Former professional musician

  • Currently exploring other creative avenues

  • Fan of Excel and Prog Rock

  • Passionate Guide leader

  • Happiest when creating new things

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Graduating in History of Art & Architecture from Manchester University, UK

Moving to Hong Kong with 200 quid and a rucksack

Working as a project manager for the Hong Kong Youth Arts Festival

Founding Katterwall, Hong Kong's first dedicated vocal studio

Creating Kassia Women's Choir, which runs successfully until 2015

Founding member of a book club that still meets every month

Setting up Girl Friday, a social group for gay and bisexual women in Hong Kong

Creating Hong Kong’s annual Community Carolling event (now run by HK Singers)

Appearing as a guest vocalist at the Elle China Style Awards (Shanghai)

Launching The First Five Years album on iTunes

Singing the national anthems at the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens

Directing the Hong Kong premiere of Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World

Volunteering at Christian Action's Centre for Refugee & Asylum Seekers

Earning an LRSM with distinction in Choral Conducting

Earning a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

Becoming a mother to Stanley Martha

Preparing singers and performing at the Lincoln Center, NYC

Preparing singers to perform at Carnegie Hall, NYC

Being invited to be Choral Director of FOBISIA’s choral festival (Jeju, S. Korea)

Creating the New Choral Works programme

Creating and directing The Art of War: A Choral Response to a Century of Conflict

Establishing Facebook group Discovery Bay Gardeners

Volunteering as a leader (Eagle Owl) of Discovery Bay’s Brownie unit (424NT)

Earning a Diploma in Residential Interior Design

Representing Hong Kong Guiding at the WAGGGS World Centre, Sangam

Setting up Discovery Bay's Guide company (424NT Coy)

Earning a Diploma in Commercial Interior Design

Gaining prize from L'Oreal for Shu Uemura shop design

Becoming District Commissioner (Acting) for Woodland District, Bauhinia Division of Guides

Bethan Clark | Katterwall | Hong Kong

Photo Credit: Highjump Photography

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