The Band World

Same but different; Band again at University!

Written by Yeoh Lishan (third from right in cover photo) from NUS Wind Symphony “University is the best time to try and learn new things”, so they say. You enter university as a wide-eyed freshmen, excited to heed your seniors’ advice. After all, having been in the same CCA for 4-6 years,...


Big Screen Blockbusters!

Be wow-ed this Sunday as the band of the Bukit Batok Community Club, West Winds, brings on the big screen with Blockbusters LIVE! With crowd favourites such as John Williams’s Star Wars and Han Zimmer’s Pirates of the Caribbean, the band will also be presenting new arrangements from...


KC Concert Band: Making Meaningful Music

The CHIJ Katong Convent Concert Band returns to Limelight for their second concert, under the batons of conductors Sim Kim Seng and Ong Yeow Tong. Despite its short history since being formed in 2010, the CHIJ Katong Convent Concert Band has won consecutive Gold awards at the biennial Singapore...


Stealing the Limelight: AMKSS Band

Organized by the Esplanade, the Limelight series provide an opportunity to the best school choirs and symphonic bands in Singapore to perform at its Concert Hall. Coming 3 April, the Ang Mo Kio Secondary School Symphonic Band makes its appearance under the baton of resident conductor Brando Tan...


Meiji Band LIVE in Singapore!

Hosted by the Raffles Institution Military Band and Raffles Symphonic Band for a 3 day exchange program, the Meiji University Meiji High School and Junior High School Wind Orchestra makes their debut tour to Singapore on 23 March. Playing to a full house, the three bands presented a finale...


NUS Wind Symphony to debut new commissioned work

Written by Thomas Harper and NUS Wind Symphony Daily life as a student at NUS is challenging. Not only is the workload significant, but there’s a constant, underlying message that today’s students will be tomorrow’s leaders, and that it will be our challenge to forge the future Singapore...


International Competition of Band Composition 2016/2017

Organized by BAM International, the International Competition of Band Composition is to promote and increase the music composition and the current repertoire. In particular, the aim of the Competition is to create an original literature due to the figure of St. John XXIII, by selecting a series of...

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