HO, CHEE-KONG is Associate Professor and Head of Composition at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore. His works for both Western and Chinese ensembles have been performed at festivals and concerts in Asia, Europe and the Americas. His interests include exploring various pedagogical strategies in music composition and issues related to Asian music in modern society. He has served as an elected Vice-President and Regional Director for Asia/Oceana of the International Computer Music Association and was the organizing Chairman for both the 29th International Computer Music Conference 2003 and the 31st Asian Composers League Festival and Conference 2013 held in Singapore. He is the founding President of the Composers Society of Singapore and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Singapore Chinese Orchestra and the Singapore School of the Arts.