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....
Sustaining the Singapore Wind Symphony

Sustaining the Singapore Wind Symphony

The unexpected COVID-19 has deeply affected many performing arts groups across the globe. Similarly, back home, the pandemic has affected the plans of Singapore Wind Symphony and its musicians in the past two years. “In 2021, the SWS had plans to re-establish...
Comworks: A Revival

Comworks: A Revival

Organized by Singapore Wind Symphony, Comworks 2019 is a revival of the series that was originally initiated in 2001 as part of its community efforts. “For younger audience who are unaware of Comworks, the main objective is to create a platform for sharing and...
Celebrating music by Singapore singers

Celebrating music by Singapore singers

Singapore! A Musical Celebration (SAMC) enters its 6th installation this year with a non intermission concert tonight at the Esplanade. Joining the Singapore Wind Symphony (SWS) on stage is local heartthrob Nathan Hartono, who became Sing! China runner up last season....
Fellini!

Fellini!

Opening Singapore Wind Symphony’s program for 2017 is “Fellini”, a concert presented by renowned composer and conductor Johan de Meij! In a carefully crafted program by Johan and resident conductor Adrian Tan, the concert will feature recent music by...
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...
Young Composers Arising

Young Composers Arising

The SWS Young Composers Challenge 2015, initiated by Singapore Wind Symphony (SWS) to encourage young composers below the age of 25 to compose for wind bands, recently announced its winners on 31 July in a Facebook page announcement. The inaugural edition saw 15 out...
March On!

March On!

Organised by the Singapore Wind Symphony (SWS), and with the support of the National Arts Council (NAC) through the NAC Major Grant, the SWS Young Composers Challenge 2015 is a platform for emerging composers below the age of 24 to write a ‘March’ for...
A Major Step for Singapore Wind Symphony

A Major Step for Singapore Wind Symphony

In 2014, it was announced that the Singapore Wind Symphony (SWS) would join the list of recipients for the National Arts Council Major Grant, which supports the professional and artistic development of arts organizations to be hallmarks of artistic excellence in...