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...
Conductors to Watch: Yeo Jieyuan

Conductors to Watch: Yeo Jieyuan

Conductor Yeo Jieyuan first touched music when he joined the Maha Bodhi School Symphonic Band (MBSSB) in primary two, with the persuasion of his mother. As a trombonist, his passion for music grew further through his school days and it eventually convinced him to...
Conductors to Watch: Joseph Teo

Conductors to Watch: Joseph Teo

A Euphonium postgraduate of Kunitachi College of Music in Japan, Joseph Teo studied under the tutelage of world renowned Euphonium Professor Toru Miura of the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra (TKWO). Prior to his studies, Joseph was the Principal Euphonium in Philharmonic...
Conductors to Watch: Erik Tan

Conductors to Watch: Erik Tan

Having picked up the trumpet at age 10, Erik Tan graduated from the Yong Siew Toh (YST) Conservatory of Music with both Bachelor and Master of Music in Trumpet Performance. While he was at school, he would often spend some of his non practice time doing assistant...
Conductors to Watch: Gavilan Neo

Conductors to Watch: Gavilan Neo

Originally a choir member in his primary school days, Gavilan Neo’s band life began when he joined the Montfort Military Band as a clarinetist under the baton of Mr Ng Eng Kee. “My first exposure in music was traditional Teochew music through my family. I...
Five Questions for SYF 2019 Composer Lee Jinjun

Five Questions for SYF 2019 Composer Lee Jinjun

The Band Post speaks to Singaporean composer Lee Jinjun, whose two modular wind band works ‘Festival on Earth’ and ‘Party in Space’ will be the set pieces for the Singapore Youth Festival 2019 Arts Presentations for Concert Bands. [Check out...
Tribute to Luk Hoi Yui

Tribute to Luk Hoi Yui

Affectionately known to many as “老师 Laoshi”, Mr Luk Hoi Yui passed away on 20 February 2019, leaving behind the Singapore Band Movement that he and other founding members fostered over the last 40 years....
Catching Up with Mark Glover

Catching Up with Mark Glover

Currently based in Dubai, Mark Glover is a British euphonium player, teacher and musician. He is a Euphonium performing artist for the British instrument manufacturer, Sterling, and is head of the music department in a prestigious international school. Mark is no...
Behind the Music: Ms Chan Peck Suan

Behind the Music: Ms Chan Peck Suan

The next few months for Singaporean conductor Kahchun Wong is filled with a stunning list of debuts with top orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Orchestre Capitole du Toulouse, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie and the Yomiuri Nippon...
Drumming with Colin Currie

Drumming with Colin Currie

Hailed by Steve Reich as “one of the greatest musicians in the world today” (Herald Scotland), the Colin Currie Group, together with Synergy Vocals, brought their exciting version of Steve Reich’s seminal work ‘Drumming’ to Singapore in their first-ever...