The Band World

Traveler: From Kerkrade to Utrecht

With its preparations entering the last phase of its trip to the World Music Contest (WMC) in Kerkrade, Netherlands, NUS Wind Symphony will be presenting a pre-tour concert showcase on 8 July, at…

Marking Its Debut: NAO

Formed in 2016, the NUS Alumni Orchestra (NAO) is a platform for NUS Symphony Orchestra (NUSSO) alumni to come together and make music, and to engage the community to better appreciate classical…

Celebrating 50 Years of TK Band

To celebrate its 50 years, TK Band will be presenting their Golden Jubilee concert on 21 June at the Esplanade Concert Hall. Music includes band classics such as First Suite in E-flat…

Growing the Legacy of TK Band

Under the leadership of their Band-mistress, Ms Irene Joseph, TK band grew by leaps and bounds. By 1972, it won its first Mace of Honour, an award given only to the top three…

The Makings of TK Band

The TK Band had its roots in the school bands of the former Tanjong Katong Secondary Technical School (now Tanjong Katong Secondary School) and Tanjong Katong Girls’ School (TKGS). Started separately in…

The Secret Ingredient of Master Teachers

In the field of education, we are constantly reminded of the value of a qualified mentor. This truth is proven by the fact that many of us have become teachers because of…

ACJC Band: Epitome of Passion

MUSE 2017, an annual concert series by the Anglo Chinese Junior College (ACJC) Concert Band, promises to dazzle and satisfy even the fussiest of audience. With an extensive repertoire including popular tunes such as…

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A Musical Tapestry with Allan McMurray

Symphonic Collage: A Musical Tapestry is an unprecedented aural experience designed and programmed by guest conductor Allan McMurray in collaboration with The Philharmonic Winds. This exciting initiative follows the concept that a wind…

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My Band Journey: Wendy Lim

Wendy Lim (Singapore) Saxophonist/ Pei Cai Concert Band ITE Concert Band My band journey is like culinary; lots of spices here and there – sweet, bitter, sour, spicy. Name them. We’ve all been through it, to…

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