Austin Larson: WhirlWIND!

Austin Larson: WhirlWIND!

Austin Larson joined the Singapore Symphony Orchestra as Principal Horn in 2023 having previously held positions with the Cincinnati, Baltimore, and Colorado Symphonies. A regular guest with the Philadelphia Orchestra while living in the United States, Austin also...
NP Band turns 40!

NP Band turns 40!

The Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) Bands will present a family concert in celebration of their significant anniversary on Sunday, 29 October 2023 at the SOTA Concert Hall. Established in 1983 by Mr Yeo Poong Poh with the support of NP’s 4th Principal, Mr Chen Hung,...
Hand Across the Sea: A Concert of Friendship

Hand Across the Sea: A Concert of Friendship

Republic Polytechnic Wind Symphony celebrates its 20th anniversary with the 15th edition of its concert series ‘Symphonie De Republique (SDR)’ on Wednesday, 20 September 2023 at The Republic Cultural Centre. “The band has grown so much since its...
Re:Cinta – A Platform for Youth Excellence

Re:Cinta – A Platform for Youth Excellence

The newly formed Re:Cinta made its public concert debut at the Esplanade Recital Studio this week, presenting several local premieres of ensemble music to a full house audience of mostly family and friends. An amalgam of two separate words – Re (热), which is the...
Conductors to Watch: Patrick Neo

Conductors to Watch: Patrick Neo

Originally working in a different industry, Patrick Neo left his job as an accounting professional to become a full-time band conductor. “When I started to pursue my Degree in Accountancy, I found myself teaching as a Junior Band Instructor and Wodwind...
Band, it’s a lifestyle

Band, it’s a lifestyle

Javen Chong Jia Rui Head Librarian and Trombonist Queenstown Concert Band “I was told that the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,” a wise man once remarked. The timing of these steps surprised me. It is true that I played in the...
Party with Raffles Winds!

Party with Raffles Winds!

Raffles Winds – Alumni Band of the Raffles schools, present Coda XV: Revelry on 1 September, 7.30pm at the Victoria Concert Hall, the 15th instalment of its concert series, which also commemorates the RI Bicentennial. Conducted by alumni conductors, Lee Jinjun...