Thank you, Kazuhiro Morita

Thank you, Kazuhiro Morita

Mr Kazuhiro Morita passed away on 25th August 2021 at the age of sixty-nine. Multiple myeloma was the cause of his death. Popular in the international band scene, Mr Morita is often known as the arranger of Studio-Ghibli band arrangements such as Princess Mononoke,...
Conductors to Watch: Clive Choo

Conductors to Watch: Clive Choo

Inspired by his mum – a self taught pianist, and an elder brother who plays the trumpet in the school band, Clive Choo became interested in the field of music in his early years. Upon leaving the Singapore Armed Forces Band after 7.5 years, Clive took the plunge...

Tribute to Lin Ah Leck

Regarded as an exceptional teacher to many, veteran band conductor Mr Lin Ah Leck (林生) passed away on 13 October. It is with heavy hearts, from many of us in the Singapore Band fraternity, to bid a final farewell to our colleague, friend and senior Band Director Mr...
Conductors to Watch: Jacintha Tan

Conductors to Watch: Jacintha Tan

Intrigued by the piano at church, Jacintha Tan attended her first piano and music lesson in Kindergarten 1, with the support of her parents. Her music journey started in Temasek Secondary School, when she joined the band and was assigned to play the clarinet. She then...
Conductors to Watch: Jasen How

Conductors to Watch: Jasen How

With an interest in music since young, Jasen How joined the band in Nan Hua Secondary School (now known as Nan Hua High School) where he played the Saxophone. It was in Secondary Three that he volunteered to move sections when the band ran out of percussionists. He...
Conductors to Watch: Vincent Lee

Conductors to Watch: Vincent Lee

A cornet player in his school days, Vincent Lee joined the Sembawang Wind Orchestra in Secondary two where he was exposed to more band repertoire and conducting which inspired him to stay in the industry till today. At the age of 17, Vincent was successfully chosen...