Ronald NG 伍樂城

音樂監製、作曲人 Music Producer/ Composer
伯樂音樂學院 院長 President of Baron School of Music
RNLS Productions Limited (樂城製作有限公司) 創辦人 Founder of RNLS Productions Limited
2011年香港十大傑出青年 Winner of Ten Outstanding Persons 2011
樂有所城慈善音樂基金會 創辦人 Founder of Success in Music Charity Foundation


學習古典音樂出身的伍樂城,9歲時學習鋼琴,10歲於音樂事務統籌處跟隨黃日照先生學習小號13歲於香港演藝學院跟隨Mr. Henry Nowak 主修小號及跟隨羅乃新小姐副修鋼琴,成為該院之第一屆初級音樂課程學生。 同期他亦參與不同的管樂團及交響樂團,曾擔任香港青年交響樂團的首席小號手。
伍樂城於香港出生,少時居住於牛頭角下邨,小學時期就讀於協和小學。中學時期就讀於東華三院黃芴南中學,後轉讀拔萃男書院,並參與校內及校外的交響樂團和合唱團,於校際音樂節比賽中屢獲殊榮。中學畢業後,伍樂城遠赴波士頓伯克利音樂學院(Berklee College of Music),雙主修音樂製作及工程和電影配樂音樂學士學位。
學成回港後,於1996年跟隨許願、趙增熹、黃偉年等前輩工作,廣泛地參與唱片製作、電影配樂、演唱會等工作範疇。1999年,伍樂城離開所屬製作公司,正式開始他獨立音樂創作人的事業。至今,他的作品獲獎無數,創作歌曲有四百多首,製作的歌曲有六百多首,其中包括1999 年度十大勁歌金曲最佳歌曲監製獎 《非走不可》(謝霆鋒)、2000 年度十大勁歌金曲最受歡迎廣告歌曲大獎金獎 《一生一火花》 (張學友)、2002 年度IFPI 最高銷量廣東唱片《我們的紀念冊》(Twins)大碟概念及監製。他參與監製的大碟亦屢次獲得四台聯頒音樂大獎大碟獎,包括《In Control》(吳雨霏)、《10 號》(梁漢文)、《電光幻影》(楊千嬅)、《Believe》(謝霆鋒)、更於2002, 2003, 2004 年度連續三年獲得香港作曲家及作詞家協會頒發CASH個人最多新作品演出獎,為人所熟悉的作品包括:《羅生門》、《下一站天后》、《念念不忘》、《無間道》、《耿耿於懷》、《非走不可》、《誰來愛我》、《風箏與風》、《情人甲》、《最愛演唱會》、《合久必婚》、《刻不容緩》等等。此外,伍樂城亦致力電影配樂工作,作品包括:《倩女幽魂》、《風雲II》、《薰衣草》、《食神》、《花好月圓》等,同時亦為多套電影創作主題曲,其中憑《無間道》奪得第22 屆香港電影金像獎最佳原創電影歌曲獎及香港特區十周年電影選舉最難忘主題曲獎。
伍氏曾為多位歌手的演唱會擔當鍵琴手、音樂總監或表演嘉賓,部份與他合作過的歌手包括:劉德華、黎明、張學友、許志安、Twins、謝霆鋒、容祖兒、陶吉吉、王菲、范曉萱、孫耀威、關心妍等。
伍樂城於2005年推出首張個人作品及鋼琴集「展覽伍樂城」。翌年,伍樂城與林夕共同創作全合唱概念大碟《Perfect Match》,參與歌手包括:陳奕迅、張學友、陳慧琳、汪明荃、陳小春、鄧建明、黃貫中、雷有輝、孫耀威、車沅沅、劉浩龍等。
此外,伍氏早年已成立了RNLS Productions Limited (樂城製作有限公司) 及RNLS Publishing Limited,之後分別於2006年及2008年,亦開設了Baron Studio (伯樂錄音室)、伯樂製作及藝術發展有限公司及立方昇音樂製作有限公司,業務範圍包括: 歌曲製作、廣告配樂、電影配樂、專業錄音/混音、音樂表演及主題音樂製作等等。過往及現役旗下合約製作人包括黃丹儀、謝國維、徐嘉譽及合約填詞人張楚翹、花本木等等, 同時亦不斷培育更多出色及有潛質的新晉作曲人及作詞人。
伍樂城亦經常獲得不同機構邀請,擔任歌唱比賽及音樂創作比賽評判或評委,當中包括慈善團體、非牟利團體、大專院校、中學、私人機構、電視台及電台等。其中為人熟悉的比賽有『英皇新秀歌唱大賽』、『超級巨星 (無線電視)』、『快樂男聲歌唱比賽 (香港選拔賽)』、『CASH流行曲創作大賽』、『香港國際無伴奏合唱比賽』、『香港電影金象獎』、 『香港電台十大中文金曲』、『中國音樂金鐘獎中國流行音樂超級聯賽(簡稱“中國音超”)』等。
除創作以外,伍樂城最大的心願是將自己在音樂上的學問,廣泛傳授給熱愛音樂的新一代,激勵他們於音樂上的熱忱。2006 年,他創辦了伯樂音樂學院,為熱愛流行音樂及古典音樂的學生提供一個成為專業音樂人的學習平台。學院更與其他專上院校,包括中文大學、香港公開大學李嘉誠專業進修學院、香港教育學院等,合辦各類專業音樂課程。伍樂城更於2010年創辦了伯樂兒童音樂學院,將其音樂教育理念,推向更廣的年齡層。2013 年伯樂音樂學院更正式成為美國伯克利音樂學院(Berklee College of Music) 的國際網絡夥伴(Berklee International Network),與伯克利音樂學院及其他國際網絡夥伴學院,一同促進音樂交流及構思創新課程。
2011年,伍樂城獲國際青年商會香港總會選為「香港十大傑出青年」。
並於2012 年成立「樂有所城慈善音樂基金會」,旨在舉辦各類型音樂活動及籌款。提供資助或獎學金,給予音樂上具潛質或卓越表現者更多學習音樂或演出機會,並致力促進和推動香港及鄰近地區的音樂文化發展。
2014年2月13日,英皇娛樂發行4CD共68首歌曲的伍樂城作品精選碟《伍樂城 幻想集》。
2014年3 月29 及30 日,伍樂城於紅磡香港體育館舉行一連兩場作品展「Imagine Nation 伍樂城幻想國度作品演唱會56X Live 2014」,伍氏為是次演唱會的音樂總監,演出歌手包括:謝霆鋒、許志安、容祖兒、Twins、楊千嬅、陳慧琳、衞蘭、梁漢文、吳雨霏、張智霖、李克勤、麥浚龍、沈震軒、陳小春、鄧建明、雷有輝、C AllStar、孫耀威、DJ Tommy關心妍、何嘉莉、泳兒等。
2015年,伍樂城獲2015年度叱咤樂壇流行榜頒獎典禮叱咤樂壇作曲人大獎,而由伍氏作曲、編曲及監製的歌曲《羅生門》(麥浚龍/謝安琪) ,則獲2015年度叱咤樂壇流行榜頒獎典禮專業推介叱吒十大、叱咤樂壇至尊唱片大獎《Addendum》(麥浚龍)、2015年度iTunes音樂精選(香港區)年度最佳歌曲、2016年CASH金帆音樂獎CASH最廣泛演出金帆獎(下載歌曲)、2015年CASH金帆音樂獎CASH最佳歌曲大獎、Yahoo!搜尋人氣大獎2015年度熱搜歌曲、第三十八屆十大中文金曲頒獎音樂會十大中文金曲及全球華人至尊金曲獎等。

Ronald Ng Lok-Shing began learning classical music at the age of nine with Piano. Later at the age of ten, Ronald Ng started learning Trumpet under the guidance of Mr. Wong Yat-Chiu in the Music Office. Since the age of thirteen, Ronald Ng was one of the student who studied at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, major in Trumpet and minor in Piano with the guidance of Mr. Henry Nowak and Ms. Nancy Loo respectively. At the same period, Ronald has been participating in numerous Symphonic Band and Symphony Orchestra, and he was the Principal Trumpet of the Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Born in Hong Kong, Ronald Ng was living in Lower Ngau Tau Kok Estate in his childhood and was studying in Heep Woh Primary School and TWGHs Wong Fut Nam College. Ronald Ng then was transferred to the Diocesan Boys' School, and participated in Symphony Orchestra and Choir in and outside the school, and was awarded in the Music Festival Competition. After graduation in secondary school, Ronald went to Boston and progressed in Berklee College of Music, with dual majors in Music Production and Engineering, and Film Scoring.
After completion of Music Bachelor Degree in Berklee, Ronald worked with seniors in the music profession, such as Clarence Hui, Chiu Tsang Hei, Joseph Hwang, and extensively participated in record production, film scoring, and music concert. In 1999, Ronald Ng left his belonged production company and started his career of an independent music producer. Up until now, Ronald’s compositions were awarded for numerous times, with over 400 composed and 600 produced songs, including “The Best Song Producer” in the 1999 Jade Solid Gold Best Ten Music Awards Presentation《非走不可》(Nicholas Tse), “The Most Popular Commercial Song” in the 2000 Jade Solid Gold Best Ten Music Awards Presentation《一生一火花》(Jacky Cheung), “The Best Sales Cantonese Release” in IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Award 2002《 我們的紀念冊》(Twins). Furthermore, many albums produced by Ronald Ng have been awarded “Best Album Award from Hong Kong four Radio and TV Stations”, such as《10 號》(Edmond Leung)、《電光幻影》(Miriam Yeung)、《 Believe》(Nicholas Tse), and he won “Highest No. of New Works Performed” in the CASH Golden Sail Music Awards for 3 consecutive years in 2002-2004, and most familiar songs written and produced by Ronald Ng are《羅生門》、《下 一站天后》、《念念不忘》、《無間道》、《耿耿於懷》、《非走不可》、《誰來愛我》、《風箏 與風》、《情人甲》、《最愛演唱會》、《合久必婚》、《刻不容緩》. On the other hand, Ronald Ng also endeavors to film scoring, and his works include A Chinese Ghost Story, The Storm Warriors, Lavender, God of Cookery and Elixir of Love. Meanwhile, Ronald Ng has produced theme music for movies, in which he won“Best Original Film Song” at the 22nd Hong Kong Film Awards as for the film score of Infernal Affairs.
Ronald Ng has been performing as a keyboard player in various singers’ concerts, music director or performing guest, singers who have cooperated with him include: Andy Lau, Leo Lai, Jacky Cheung, Andy Hui, Twins, Nicholas Tse, Joey Yung, David Tao, Faye Wong, Mavis Fan and Jade Kwan.
In 2005, Ronald Ng published his first works compilation, called Ronald Ng Showcase - Songs & Piano Collection. Next year, Ronald Ng collaborated with Albert Leung to produce a song compilation album《Perfect Match》 and participated singers include Eason Chan, Jacky Cheung, Kelly Chan, Liza Wang, Jordan Chan, Paul Wong, Patrick Lui, Eric Suen, Stephanie Che and Wilfred Lau.
Besides, Ronald Ng established Baron Production & Artiste Management Limited and Solid Sound Productions Limited, in which their businesses include advertising jingle, record production, film scoring, music performance and theme music production. Previous and existing contract producers include Dennie Wong, Victor Tse and lyricist include Cheung Cho Kiu and Goran Tse. At the same time, Ronald Ng is putting effort on fostering more potential and talented composer and lyricist.
Ronald Ng has been receiving invitations from various institutions to be judges in singing contest and music production competition, in which there were invitations from charity groups, NGOs, Universities, and colleges, secondary schools, private sector, TV and Radio stations. Among all singing contests, more familiar contests are EEG Singing Contest, The Voice (TVB), SuperBoy (Hong Kong audition), the CASH Song Writers Quest, Hong Kong International A cappella Contest, Hong Kong Film Awards, Top Ten Chinese Gold Songs Award (RTHK), “Chinese Pop Music Premiere League”.
Besides music production, the largest aspiration of Ronald Ng is to initiate and enlighten the next generation, who is passionate about music, with his own music profession and experiences. In 2006, Ronald Ng founded Baron School of Music for providing a learning platform to people who are enthusiastic about pop and classical music and would like to achieve a professional level. Baron School of Music also co-organizes professional music courses with universities and colleges, including The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Open University of Hong Kong - Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education, and The Hong Kong Institute of Education. In 2010, Ronald Ng established Baron Junior Music Academy, which further extends his education philosophy to the younger group of people, such as children. In 2013, Baron School of Music became an official school in the Berklee International Network (BIN) of Berklee College of Music, in which Berklee College of Music and other BIN schools will promote music exchanges and plan innovative courses.
In 2011, Ronald Ng was selected as an awardee of the “Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons” organized by the Junior Chamber International Hong Kong.
In 2012, Ronald Ng founded the “Success In Music Charity Foundation”, which is committed to providing financial aid, grants, scholarships and performance opportunities for talented or outstanding aspiring musicians who wish to continue their studies in music; and to promote music and cultural exchange in Hong Kong and its neighboring area.
On 13 February 2014, Emperor Entertainment Group (EEG) published a four-CD compilation album《Imagine Nation》, which collects 68 songs in total.
On 29 and 30 March 2014, Ronald Ng held “Imagine Nation 56X Live 2014” in Hong Kong Coliseum, and performing artists include: Nicholas Tse, Andy Hui, Joey Yung, Twins, Miriam Yeung, Kelly Chan, Janice, Edmond Leung, Kary Ng, Chilam Cheung, Hacken Lee, Juno Mak, Sammy Sum, Jordan Chan, Joey Tang Kin-Ming, Patrick Lui, C AllStar, Eric Suen, DJ Tommy, Jade Kwan, Lillian Ho, Vincy Chan.
In 2015, Ronald Ng was the recipient of the Commercial Radio Composer Award in the “Ultimate Song Chart Awards Presentation 2015”; while《羅生門》(Juno Mak / Kay Tse), which is composed, arranged and produced by Ronald Ng, was awarded the Commercial Radio Ultimate Best Song Award, the Com- martial Radio Ultimate Best Album Award《ADDENDUM》(Juno Mak), the CASH Best Song on the CASH Golden Sail Music Awards, the Top Ten Chinese Gold Songs and the International Chinese award in the 38th Top Ten Chinese Gold Songs Award.