Going Abroad: Cheong Kah Yiong

Going Abroad: Cheong Kah Yiong

One of the most highly sought-after percussionists in Singapore due to his flexibility in Western and Chinese music literature, Cheong Kah Yiong has performed with many of Singapore’s most important ensembles including the Singapore Chinese Orchestra,...
Going Abroad: Tan Aik Kee

Going Abroad: Tan Aik Kee

Commissioned as an officer of the Singapore Armed Forces on 1 Aug 2004, ME5 Tan Aik Kee is currently the Director of Music for the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Ceremonial Band.  In 1993, ME5 Tan joined the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) Band and was later appointed...
Band Together, Singapore! – A Virtual Performance

Band Together, Singapore! – A Virtual Performance

In conjunction with Singapore’s first-ever virtual National Day Celebrations, Band Directors’ Association (Singapore) is featuring a new music video of ‘Count On Me Singapore’ featuring 400 Singapore wind band musicians alongside original singer Mr. Clement Chow.  The...
Conductors to Watch: Clive Choo

Conductors to Watch: Clive Choo

Inspired by his mum – a self taught pianist, and an elder brother who plays the trumpet in the school band, Clive Choo became interested in the field of music in his early years. Upon leaving the Singapore Armed Forces Band after 7.5 years, Clive took the plunge...
SAF Central Band: Inspiring Young Musicians

SAF Central Band: Inspiring Young Musicians

As part of Singapore Armed Forces Band’s efforts to reach out to the next generation of musicians in Singapore, the students from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) Wind Orchestra will join in a concert with the SAF Central Band on 21 March. “For...
Kahchun Wong’s Sunny Island

Kahchun Wong’s Sunny Island

“Sunny Island” is the set piece commissioned by the Arts Education Branch (AEB), Ministry of Education for this year’s Singapore Youth Festival 2017 (Secondary School) Level. The Band Post is pleased to speak to Kahchun Wong, composer of the work, as...
Swiss Winds: The NCC Command Band

Swiss Winds: The NCC Command Band

For the first time, The Singapore National Cadet Corps (NCC) Command Band, Swiss Winds, was invited to be involved in the parade and city march segments of the National Day Parade 2010. We are honoured to speak to the Mr Anthony Chew, Director of Music for the Swiss...