Jointly organized and presented by Music Elements, The Band World and Music Gear Singapore, the Singapore Low Brass Festival 2016 is a 3 day ticketed event.

As the biggest gathering for low brass musicians in the region, the festival runs from 16 – 18 November at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA).


Brett Baker
Jörgen van Rijen
Matyas Veer
Gary Curtin
Adam Frey
Øystein Baadsvik

Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO)
Allen Meek (Principal Trombonist)
Damian Patti (Associate Principal Trombonist)
Sam Armstrong (Section Trombonist)
Wang Wei (Bass Trombonist)
Hidehiro Fujita (Principal Tubist)

To apply to play for the artistes in their respective masterclasses as an active participant (30 minutes each) or make a reservation for a private lesson, please email to


Black Dyke Youth Quartet (United Kingdom)
Musicians from the Singapore Trombone Society
Lion City Brass Band (Opening Concert)
The Philharmonic Winds (Closing Gala)

Open Solo Competition

Prelim Round (Recording) Jury Panel: Dr. Brett Baker, Dr. Adam Frey and Hidehiro Fujita
Final Round Jury Panel: Jörgen van Rijen, Matyas Veer, Gary Curtin, Øystein Baadsvik and Dr. Leonard Tan

Closing Date: September 15, 2016 at 2359hrs, Singapore time

Ensemble Competition

Jury Panel: Dr. Brett Baker, Dr. Adam Frey and Dr. Leonard Tan

Closing Date: October 31, 2016 at 2359hrs, Singapore time

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SLBF 2016 is an international platform for all artistes and participants to exchange ideas, network, boost creativity and continuity for this unique art form. Every single module in the festival is set to educate, enrich, engage, entertain and leaving the best low brass experience anyone can get.

For more details on the Singapore Low Brass Festival 2016, please visit their website here, or via their Facebook Page. #sglowbrass


Written By Editor

A contributing editor at TBP.