Ka Hou Fan, born and grew up in Macau, currently based in Vienna and Montpellier.
In April 2022, he was appointed Assistant Conductor at the Opéra Orchestre National Montpellier, where he works alongside chief conductor Michael Schønwandt.
Fan started playing piano at the age of four and later changed to flute in the the Macau Conservatory with Mr. Liu Cheng. He continued studying orchestral conducting at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar and University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
In 2019 he joined the Nationale Master Orkestdirectie, a joint program by the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague, in which he assisted various conductors and conducted different professional orchestras in the Netherlands and all over the world.
His mentors include Jac van Steen, Ed Spanjaard, Kenneth Montgomery, Antony Hermus, Fabio Luisi, Bertrand de Billy, Uroš Lajovic, Simeon Pironkoff, Vladimir Kiradjiev, Johannes Wildner, Nicolás Pasquet, Martin Hoff, Markus Frank and Dominique Rouits.