Wai Hang Cyril Leung joins Digit Music, with 18 years of experience

8th August 2023, London, UK: UK-based music tech start-up Digit Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Wai Hang Cyril Leung as App Developer. With a focus on producing award-winning music hardware and software, Digit Music is set to revolutionise the music production and performance landscape with their latest creation, CMPSR, a ground breaking MIDI controller and the accompanying App.

Cyril joins the company with an impressive track record, boasting 18 years of experience in mobile application development in software agencies in Hong Kong, and serving large and small organisations across a range of industry sectors, including financial, government and IT.

This appointment has been made possible through the generous funding received from the Inclusive Innovation Award 2022/2023, granted by Innovate UK. This prestigious award acknowledged Digit Music’s exceptional contributions to inclusive innovation and its unwavering commitment to promoting equal opportunity and accessibility in the field of music education.

The Inclusive Innovation Award 2022/2023 grant has played a pivotal role in empowering Digit Music to expand its team and bring on board a seasoned professional like Cyril as the new App Developer.

Commenting on his new role, Cyril states: “I am thrilled to be part of Digit Music’s mission to revolutionise the way people interact with and enjoy music. In my role as App Developer, I will spearhead the implementation of the CMPSR app, including design system architecture, ensuring a seamless user experience while integrating with a wide array of music hardware and software to cater to the diverse needs of Digit Music’s user base.”

In the current stage of CMPSR app development, Cyril will focus on bringing the unique user experience of physical CMPSR onto mobile phones and tablets, supporting popular music production software including Garageband and BandLab. Users will be able to connect to the application and create music with their own device, import sound samples of their favourite instruments, and collaborate with other musicians through various MIDI systems.

Moving forward, the subsequent development stage will concentrate on enhancing accessibility functions. This includes providing more ways to interact with the instrument, offering tutorials tailored to users’ skill levels, and enabling them to effortlessly record, save, and playback their musical creations.

Si Tew, founder of Digit Music, shared his enthusiasm, saying: “We have numerous exciting features planned for the CMPSR application, aiming to provide users with an advanced musical experience. We warmly welcome Cyril to our team and are confident that his expertise will elevate the application and ecosystem to new heights.”

Cyril concludes: “I am excited to be joining Digit Music as an App Developer using my experience with cutting-edge technology to make music more accessible and enjoyable for all users. I look forward to contributing to the success of CMPSR and empowering musicians worldwide.

See CMPSR it in action here, and for more information visit www.digitmusic.co.uk/cmpsr.


About Digit Music

Digit Music is a UK-based start-up that combines expertise in the music and tech industries. Its founders, Si Tew and Owain Wilson are industry veterans with a combined experience of over 30 years, having worked with leading companies such as Native Instruments and Universal Music. The company produces award-winning music hardware and software and distributes audio content through Universal Music, Splice, Black Octopus, and other platforms. They are also a music education company that supports and develops diverse talent. The launch of Cmpsr marks the company’s first hardware product.