Omiya x Philwinds

Omiya x Philwinds

Omiya Wind Symphony from Japan and The Philharmonic Winds from Singapore will come together on 24 February, Sunday evening, to present a joint concert at the Victoria Concert Hall. The collaboration will be conducted by world-renowned Japanese veteran conductor Toshio...
Skits in Concerts – An NYSB Tradition

Skits in Concerts – An NYSB Tradition

In past two months, students of Nanyang Junior College Symphonic Band have been preparing well for the band’s biannual concert “Aureus Experentia XVIII” on Sunday. Other than the concert music, they have also been working hard on the skit element,...
Escape Velocity with Kelly Tang!

Escape Velocity with Kelly Tang!

“Escape Velocity” is the set piece commissioned by the Arts Education Branch (AEB), Ministry of Education for this year’s Singapore Youth Festival 2017 (Junior College & Centralised Institute) Level. The Band Post is pleased to speak to Kelly...
Young Talents of WBAS Youth Band Festival 2016

Young Talents of WBAS Youth Band Festival 2016

Heading into its 4th edition, this year’s WBAS Youth Band Festival takes place on 12-16 December at the National University of Singapore (NUS) U-Town, with a finale concert on 17 December at the Esplanade. Hand picked via auditions prior to the festival, the...
The 9th Taiwan Band Clinic

The 9th Taiwan Band Clinic

Organized by the Taiwan Band Directors Association, the 9th Taiwan Clinic takes place in Hsinchu Country, Taiwan from 29 April to 1 May 2016 at the Performance Hall of Cultural Bureau. This year, The Band Post will be covering all events of the international band and...
Q&A with John Bruce Yeh

Q&A with John Bruce Yeh

Award-winning Clarinetist John Bruce Yeh from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is in Singapore to work with the Singapore Wind Symphony (SWS) for the concert this coming Sunday. The Band Post spoke to him at the rehearsal yesterday about his stay so far, his thoughts...
Dreaming Big; Endless Possibilities

Dreaming Big; Endless Possibilities

Benjamin Yeo is a Singaporean composer who is internationally notable for his original wind band works. As a band enthusiast, Benjamin started writing and arranging music for wind bands and ensembles at the age of fifteen. His works have since been performed in both...
The Future of Our Tomorrow?

The Future of Our Tomorrow?

On 20 February, a band exchange hosted by Yishun Primary School saw 7 participating bands from St. Anthony’s Primary School, St. Joseph’s Institution Junior, Catholic Primary School, Rivervale Primary School, Naval Base Primary School and Bendemeer Primary...