The Life of Fennell

(1) With much gratitude to Rissho- Kosei-kai and Maestro Fennell. If I was to sum up the charm of Frederick Fennell’s music in a single phrase, that will be “overwhelming presence”. Fennell…

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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

(cover photo credit: Jeff Low, Style Revisited) Pursuing an orchestral adventure that began at 7, from practising the cornet to composing and conducting on the international podium. When local musician Kahchun Wong…

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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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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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