Going Abroad: Tan Aik Kee

Going Abroad: Tan Aik Kee

Commissioned as an officer of the Singapore Armed Forces on 1 Aug 2004, ME5 Tan Aik Kee is currently the Director of Music for the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Ceremonial Band.  In 1993, ME5 Tan joined the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) Band and was later appointed...
The Rewarding Job of a Conductor: Adrian Chiang

The Rewarding Job of a Conductor: Adrian Chiang

Singapore conductor Adrian Chiang has established an extensive career over the last few years ever since completing his Master of Music (conducting major) degree programme at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (NUS). Apart from being the resident conductor of The...
Conducting Perspectives with Rodney Winther

Conducting Perspectives with Rodney Winther

Rodney Winther is Professor Emeritus of Music and recently retired after fourteen years (1997-2011) as Director of Wind Studies and Professor of Music at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.  His duties at CCM included conducting the Wind...
Cultivating Character Through Band

Cultivating Character Through Band

Kasaoka Tsuneyoshi I had my 11th visit to Singapore in March and April 2016, and visited bands of different schools. During my stay, I taught some bands from primary and secondary schools, junior colleges and universities, and also went to listen to some concerts. In...