Leung recently graduated from the Royal Academy of Music, London. In the UK, Leung’s main mentor was Prof. Simon Bainbridge. Leung also studied with Unsuk Chin at the competitive Philharmonia Orchestra Composers’ Academy.
In the past, Leung’s music was performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra (United Kingdom), Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (Canada), Avanti! Chamber Orchestra (Finland), Ostrava New Orchestra (Czech), Hong Kong Sinfonietta (Hong Kong), Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra (Hong Kong), and New York Philharmonic/Metropolitan Opera Orchestra players (USA) etc.
Leung is the winner of a number of prizes including the Royal Philharmonic Society Composition Prize 2017, MusCan 2018 Student Composition Competition, Chengdu-China 12th Sun River Prize Students’ New Music Composition Competition (2016) etc.
Leung’s composition is distinctive in its manner of integrating contrasting musical materials in the same work. Materials range from tonal, expressive melodies to brutal contemporary noise.
Leung is currently studying his Ph.D. in composition at the University of Hong Kong under the guidance of Prof. Chan Hing-yan.