From Bandsmen to Orchestra Musicians

From Bandsmen to Orchestra Musicians

When thinking of classical music, the first thing that we often imagine is a grand, 100-piece orchestra, performing iconic pieces such as Beethoven’s Fifth. However, most wind players in Singapore would have started off their musical journey in wind or brass bands,...
The Bass Trombone Sound – Matyas Veer

The Bass Trombone Sound – Matyas Veer

The Band Post speaks to Matyas Veer, Principal Bass Trombone of Essener Philharmoniker, on becoming a bass trombone player, an ideal bass sound and his daily practice habits. This interview is part of the coverage for the Singapore Low Brass Festival 2016 organized...
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...
20 Years of Musical Dreams

20 Years of Musical Dreams

(cover photo credit: Jeff Low, Style Revisited) Pursuing an orchestral adventure that began at 7, from practising the cornet to composing and conducting on the international podium. When local musician Kahchun Wong is not busy at home conducting the Singapore Symphony...