Featured Musician: Lee Yan Liang

Featured Musician: Lee Yan Liang

Lee Yan Liang first encountered the horn at the age of 13, in his school concert band as part of the Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) and began his studies at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in 2019 with Han Chang Chou, Jamie Hersch and Hoang Van Hoc. Being an...
Interview with Alexander Oon

Interview with Alexander Oon

Alexander Oon completed his Master of Performance studies and graduated with a Distinction at the Royal College of Music in 2018, on scholarships generously supported by the Christopher Hogwood and Lee Foundation. Prior to that, he was nominated as Best Graduate and...
French Horn Clinic

French Horn Clinic

Written by Philip Farkas Originally published in 2010 with permission from Conn-Selmer Keynotes Magazine It is often said that the string instruments are, because of their tone quality, the easiest to listen to for long periods of time without tiring. This is...
New Horn Club in Bishan North

New Horn Club in Bishan North

The Bishan North Horn Club was conceptualised in August 2017, with robust support from Bishan North Community Club Management Committee (CCMC) and Bishan North Community Arts and Culture Club (CACC). The Band Post speaks to Tania Fong and Joyanne Ong about the idea...
Interview with Sarah Willis

Interview with Sarah Willis

Sarah Willis is an American-born British-American French horn player. Her dream came true in September 2001 when she joined the Berlin Philharmonic as a horn player – and as the orchestra’s first-ever female brass player!” “The horn is for boys”, her...
Yap Yoke Lim

Yap Yoke Lim

Yap Yoke Lim is an instrument technician at MusicGear and a passionate French Horn player. (This interview was conducted in September 2011) Tell us about your story as a horn player and brasswind technician. What started it all?  I started playing the trumpet when I...
Gao Jian

Gao Jian

Gao Jian was born in Beijing, China into a family of musicians. He started studying French Horn with his father and has been performing since thirteen. Between 1981 and 1983 he received two highest distinctions in National Horn Competition and entered the Central...
Alan Kartik

Alan Kartik

Kartik Alan Studied at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and graduated with a Diploma in Music in 2007. He signed on as a regular musician with the Singapore Armed Forces Central Band in 2008 till present. Alan started playing the Horn in 2003 in the Singapore National...
Interview with Stefan Dohr

Interview with Stefan Dohr

Stefan Dohr is a German horn player and currently the principal horn of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker). Apart from being a sought-after masterclass teacher, he teaches the horn at the Herbert von Karajan Academy. (This interview was...