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 Vanich Potavanich

Interview with Vanich Potavanich

Presently the Director of Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra (RBSO) Foundation and Resident Conductor of RBSO, Dr. Vanich Potavanich is also the Music Director and Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra, Chaophraya Symphony Orchestra, and Rangsit Symphony...
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...
Making Music with Daniel Yiau

Making Music with Daniel Yiau

Daniel Yiau is currently based in Amsterdam as a Wind/Brass band conducting Masters student at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. He also serves as Music Director of Symphonic Winds and Soli Deo Gloria Koog-Zaandijk. Daniel has attended masterclasses in Germany,...
The Use of Metronome In A Band

The Use of Metronome In A Band

Why and when do we use it? [blockquote author=”Richard Wagner” ]The right comprehension of the melos is the sole guide to the right tempo; these two things are inseparable.[/blockquote] In my recent conducting experiences in school bands, one repeated...
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...
SYCW with Rodney Winther

SYCW with Rodney Winther

The Singapore Youth Chamber Winds (SYCW), under the baton of Professor Emeritus Rodney Winther, will be presenting its inaugural concert on 5 June! The SYCW is made up of youth musicians selected from an audition held earlier this year, who are going through a...
James Swearingen – A Timeless Journey

James Swearingen – A Timeless Journey

James Swearingen, a name familiar to many, is no stranger to the Singapore band scene. Many of his works such as Blue Ridge Saga, Flight of Valor, In All Its Glory and Novena have been performed by our bands in the past decades. James Swearingen’s talents as a...
James Swearingen in Singapore!

James Swearingen in Singapore!

Renowned composer and educator, Mr. James Swearingen will be in Singapore in the month of March, under the invitation of West Winds, band of the Bukit Batok Community Club. On top of band workshops, he will also be giving clinics on Rehearsal Techniques and...