Featured Musician: Chew Kai-Xin

Featured Musician: Chew Kai-Xin

Chew Kai-Xin started learning the clarinet at the age of 13 in a school band. During her time in Catholic High School, Kai-Xin actively participated in band competitions and festivals in Malaysia under the baton of Eric Lee, such as the National Marching Band...
Interview with Alexander Oon

Interview with Alexander Oon

Alexander Oon completed his Master of Performance studies and graduated with a Distinction at the Royal College of Music in 2018, on scholarships generously supported by the Christopher Hogwood and Lee Foundation. Prior to that, he was nominated as Best Graduate and...
Likie Low on her Genre-Bending Sound

Likie Low on her Genre-Bending Sound

Born in 1999, Likie Low is a rising Singaporean composer, producer and songwriter who specialises in the exciting mix of Electronic Dance Music (EDM) with a live brass ensemble, as well as performing as an erhu soloist and DJ. She has presented numerous shows with...
Featured Musician: Lee Yu Ru

Featured Musician: Lee Yu Ru

Singapore-born percussionist Lee Yu Ru (Yuru) has had quite a musical adventure. Having started his musical education since the age of 4 through the piano, Yuru proceeded to enroll in the newly established School of the Arts, Singapore (SOTA) in 2008 with a...
In New Light: Lien Boon Hua

In New Light: Lien Boon Hua

Lien Boon Hua is the Artistic Director of Wayfarer Sinfonietta and former Assistant Conductor of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice. He is on the conducting faculty at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore and leads its...
Interview with Samuel Armstrong

Interview with Samuel Armstrong

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Samuel Armstrong (Sam) began his studies at age 12 with Byron Peebles and James Miller of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In 2008, he continued his education as a student of Joseph Alessi at The Juilliard School, receiving the Jerome L....
Going Abroad: Cheong Kah Yiong

Going Abroad: Cheong Kah Yiong

One of the most highly sought-after percussionists in Singapore due to his flexibility in Western and Chinese music literature, Cheong Kah Yiong has performed with many of Singapore’s most important ensembles including the Singapore Chinese Orchestra,...
Philharmonic Wind Orchestra: People of the Gala

Philharmonic Wind Orchestra: People of the Gala

Philharmonic Wind Orchestra (PWO) celebrates 20+ years of music making this year, and will present a Gala concert to mark its relaunch as it continues the legacy of Philharmonic Winds (PW) and Philharmonic Youth Winds (PY). The Band Post speaks to the People of the...
Featured Musician: Johann Koh En Kai

Featured Musician: Johann Koh En Kai

Johann Koh En Kai (b.1998) is a Bmus4 Saxophone student in the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA). He is currently under the tutelage of Dr. Leslie Wong Kah Ho, one of Singapore’s most prolific saxophonists and pedagogues.  He first picked up the saxophone at the age...
Featured Musician: Quek Jun Rui

Featured Musician: Quek Jun Rui

Quek Jun Rui (b. 2001) began playing the oboe at the age of 10 under the tutelage of Simon Lee and Elaine Yeo. He was an oboist with the Singapore National Youth Orchestra (SNYO) since 2013, and was appointed Principal Oboe in 2017. As a soloist, he made his debut...