The Band World

The Life of Fennell

(1) With much gratitude to Rissho- Kosei-kai and Maestro Fennell. If I was to sum…

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Retaining The Marching Band Tradition

Marching Bands; The Journey Within is documentary produced and directed by Asyraf Osman in 2013 as part of his Final Year Project for his Diploma in Design & Media with the Nanyang Academy…

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20 Years of Musical Dreams

This article is a republished story originally written by a Berlin Journalist, Andreas Baum, on 17 January 2015, about Wong Kah Chun’s development as a conductor and composer. (cover photo credit: Jeff Low,…

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Disney’s The Band Concert Since 1935 and Going Strong

23 February marks the 80th anniversary of The Band Concert (1935) directed by Wilfred Jackson and adapted music by Leigh Harline. This American animated film was produced in 3-strip Technicolor by Walt Disney…

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Credits: Seng Kang Symphonic Band

What Do You Make?

In this coming April, performing arts Co-curricular activities (CCA) will be gearing up for the various Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) Arts Presentations organized by the Ministry of Education (MOE)’s Arts Education Branch (AEB).…

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Performing With Windstars – Top Charts

(cover photo: Concert Time! / credit: Wind Bands Association of Singapore) The Windstars Ensemble, made up of active performers and educators, recently had the opportunity to perform “Top Charts”, a concert showcase…

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Musicians Abroad: Julian Li

Julian Li is currently pursuing his masters at the University for Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria on double bass. The Band Post explores the differences between studying music in Singapore and abroad…

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Quek Boon Hui and the Maha Bodhi Legacy

The Band Post takes a peek into Mr Quek Boon Hui’s years of helm as Band Director for Maha Bodhi School Symphonic Band, an established primary school band in Singapore with a…

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5 Differences about Japan and Singapore Contests

The Singapore International Band Festival (SIBF) was held from 21 to 27 July last year. The competition is held every two years and it is the 4th time being organized in 2014. I was one…

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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