Saturday, 23 July 2022
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) Lee Foundation Theatre, 7.30pm

FREE, register here

Programme

Baljinder Singh Sekhon: Sonata of Puzzles
I. Never-Ending Jigsaw
II. Dead-End Labryinth
III. Crossword on Fire
Shyen Lee, Alto saxophone
Cecilia Ratna, Piano

André Caplet: Legénde
Tan Yun Qu, Alto saxophone
Cecilia Ratna, Piano

Alfred Desenclos: Prélude, Cadence et Finale
Danielle Ong, Alto saxophone
Cecilia Ratna, Piano;

Libby Larsen: Holy Roller
Johann Koh, Alto saxophone
Cecilia Ratna, Piano

Werner Heider: Sonata in Jazz
I. Movement 1
II. Movement 2
III. Movement 3

Arno Bornkamp, Alto saxophone
Cecilia Ratna, Piano

Zechariah Goh: Confluence
Zechariah Goh, Conductor
Eugene Toh, Mridangam
Tan Yun Qu, Soprano saxophone
Johann Koh, Soprano saxophone
Breyann Lennard Taganahan Bantoc, Soprano saxophone
Joseph Chong, Alto saxophone
Keith Kok, Alto saxophone
Marc Yee, Alto saxophone
Luo Tianze, Tenor saxophone
Wang Zhiheng, Tenor saxophone
Samuel Phua, Tenor saxophone
Danielle Ong, Baritone saxophone
Xavier Tan, Baritone saxophone
Michellina Chan, Baritone saxophone

Marcel Zarvos: Memory from Nepomuk’s Dances
Tan Yun Qu, Soprano saxophone
Johann Koh, Alto saxophone
Luo Tianze, Tenor saxophone
Danielle Ong, Baritone saxophone

Jay Ong: Pelog and Play
Astor Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango
I. Bordel 1900
Rudy Wiedoef: Saxophobia
Johann Koh, Soprano saxophone
Marc Yee, Alto saxophone
Wang Zhiheng, Tenor saxophone
Xavier Tan, Baritone saxophone

Jacob Ter Veldhuis: Syracuse Blues
Arno Bornkamp, Soprano saxophone
Johann Koh, Alto saxophone
Marc Yee, Alto saxophone
Wang Zhiheng, Tenor saxophone
Xavier Tan, Baritone saxophone

Philippe Geiss: Branora
Arno Bornkamp, Soprano saxophone
Johann Koh, Soprano saxophone
Tan Yun Qu, Alto saxophone
Marc Yee, Alto saxophone
Wang Zhiheng, Tenor saxophone
Danielle Ong, Baritone saxophone
Xavier Tan, Baritone saxophone

Alexander Glazunov arr. Vincent David: Concerto in E-flat major, Op. 109
Arno Bornkamp, Alto saxophone soloist
Michellina Chan, Conductor
Tan Yun Qu, Soprano saxophone
Johann Koh, Alto saxophone
Marc Yee, Alto saxophone
Luo Tianze, Tenor saxophone
Wang Zhiheng, Tenor saxophone
Danielle Ong, Baritone saxophone
Xavier Tan, Baritone saxophone
Breyann Lennard Taganahan Bantoc, Bass saxophone


Held annually at NAFA, the Singapore Saxophone Symposium seeks to foster and encourage interest and passion for music and the saxophone.

The 11th edition will feature Arno Bornkamp, Professor of Saxophone at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, as well as Singaporean saxophonists Michellina Chan, Luo Tianze and Leslie Wong, over a weekend of performances, masterclasses and one-to-one saxophone lessons.

For the seventh time at the symposium, a composition workshop on writing idiomatically and skilfully for the saxophone will be conducted by Zechariah Goh, Americ Goh, Michael Sidney Timpson and Chihchun Chi-sun Lee. The H2 Quartet from the United States will record students’ compositions for saxophone quartet, while Michellina Chan, Danielle Ong, Luo Tianze and Tan Yun Qu will record students’ compositions for solo saxophone.

For more details on the Singapore Saxophone Symposium, click here
Sign up for the event at https://sgsax2022.peatix.com

Individual lessons with Michellina Chan / Luo Tianze / Leslie Wong (45 minutes, in-person): $120
Individual lessons with Arno Bornkamp (30 minutes, in-person): $100
Composition workshop for saxophone quartet (Zoom): $600
Composition workshop for solo saxophone (In-person): $120

Admission to the Gala Concert on Saturday 23 July 2022, 7.30pm at the Lee Foundation Theatre is free with registration.