The Instrument Selection Process

The Instrument Selection Process

Every band member will have to go through the process of being sorted into different sections at the very beginning of their ensemble music-making journey. Most students will have an instrument in mind before they even know name of the instrument or the sounds they...
My Band Journey: Teo Kay Min

My Band Journey: Teo Kay Min

Teo Kay Min (Singapore) Tubist/ Woodgrove Secondary School Ngee Ann Polytechnic Concert Band Ngee Ann Polytechnic Alumni Band West Winds My music journey began when I was in secondary school. I remembered my choice of instrument was the Double Bass but as there was...
Singapore Low Brass Festival 2016

Singapore Low Brass Festival 2016

Jointly organized and presented by Music Elements, The Band World and Music Gear Singapore, the Singapore Low Brass Festival 2016 is a 3 day ticketed event. As the biggest gathering for low brass musicians in the region, the festival runs from 16 – 18...
SYCW with Rodney Winther

SYCW with Rodney Winther

The Singapore Youth Chamber Winds (SYCW), under the baton of Professor Emeritus Rodney Winther, will be presenting its inaugural concert on 5 June! The SYCW is made up of youth musicians selected from an audition held earlier this year, who are going through a...
Canadian Brass Co-Founder Appointed Order of Canada

Canadian Brass Co-Founder Appointed Order of Canada

Established in 1967, The Order of Canada recognizes “outstanding achievement, dedication to community and service to the nation.”  On December 26th, 2014, his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced that Dr. CC (“Chuck”)...