In The Spring: A New Beginning

In The Spring: A New Beginning

Bringing fresh perspectives, ideas and direction to the Singapore Wind Symphony (SWS) is the appointment of Daniel Yiau as its Music Director, who will lead the group in their “In the Spring” concert this Sunday, which also features the debut of the SWS Youth Band....
Rehearsal Planning and Tips

Rehearsal Planning and Tips

Daniel Yiau is a Masters graduate in wind and brass band conducting from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. In this article, he speaks to The Band Post about the importance of rehearsal planning, and what do students and conductors have to prepare prior to 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,...
PhilClarinets: The Seventh Night of July

PhilClarinets: The Seventh Night of July

Come the seventh night of July, PhilClarinets will be kickstarting the Philharmonic Winds chamber series with a concert featuring an entire clarinet choir. “We will be making use of the full range of clarinets of different sizes and lengths; from the petite piccolo...
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...
Daniel Yiau

Daniel Yiau

Daniel Yiau first started playing the Clarinet at the age of 14 in secondary school band after a switch from the Tuba. Upon graduation, Yiau had the opportunity to pursue music at NAFA under the tutelage of Jean Johnson (United Kingdom), Natalia Chtchoukina (Russia)...