The Band World

Trumpet Talk with Fung Ka-hing

A Yamaha artist since 2013, Fung Ka-hing studied trumpet in Hong Kong and USA. He attained his Masters of Music and a Performer’s Certificate from the renowned Eastman School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music and a Professional Diploma from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. From...


Interview with Philip Sparke

Noted for his concert band and brass band music, Philip Sparke is a British composer and musician. His early major works include Jubilee Overture (1984) and Year of the Dragon (1985) for wind band, and Music for a Festival (1985) for brass band. He has won the EBU New Music for Band Competition...


Daniel Chia – Making Music That Feels Good

Yamaha saxophone and Silverstein ligature artist, Daniel Chia is no stranger to delivering his brand of music to the world, thrilling audiences at the MIDEM Festival in France and the Sunburst International Festival in Malaysia. With his signature brand of Disco Jazz, Daniel has performed at...


Practice Smart! – Jörgen van Rijen

The Band Post speaks to Jörgen van Rijen, Principal trombonist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, on his thoughts about the festival, the music he plays and his practicing habits. This interview is part of the coverage for the Singapore Low Brass Festival 2016 organized by The Band World and...


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 by The Band World and Music...


Solo-ing the Euphonium with Gary Curtin

The Band Post speaks to Gary Curtin, Principal Euphonium player of the world-renowned Black Dyke Band, on his thoughts about the instrument as a solo career. This interview is part of the coverage for the Singapore Low Brass Festival 2016 organized by The Band World and Music Elements. TBP: Is...


From Classical to Jazz: Rit Xu

Raised in multi-cultural Singapore and a musical family, Rit Xu is an award winning jazz flutist, composer, educator and bandleader, who has gained international recognition for his lyrical, thoughtful and introspective musical voice on the flute. As an alumni of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Art’s...

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