Flying High – Beyond Our Islands’ Shores!

Flying High – Beyond Our Islands’ Shores!

It has been about two years since full restrictions have been lifted on all performing arts groups and green shoots are now returning, bringing back the vibrancy that was so sorely missed during the pandemic years. While some arts groups are still in the midst of...
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 Singapore Paranoma

The Singapore Paranoma

(cover photo: NUS Wind Symphony on Stage / credit: Jingkai) In conjunction with the 110th anniversary of National University of Singapore (NUS) and the celebration of Singapore’s 50 years, NUS Wind Symphony presented a repertoire of popular Singapore...
Classics of Our Own: A Personal List – Part Two

Classics of Our Own: A Personal List – Part Two

Do Singaporean wind bands have a repertoire they can call their own? Do we have our own “classics”? Indeed we do, but we seem to be reluctant to celebrate these works as well as their composers, and failed to give them the recognition they richly deserve. Here is a...