MAWO: Band of Brothers

Putting up its very first alumni band concert is the Montfort Alumni Wind Orchestra (MAWO), formed in 2013. Like many alumni groups, MAWO hopes to provide a platform for continuous music-making for graduates…

Yuying Concert Band – Camaraderie and Family

Invited back for a second time, Yuying Concert Band will present their limelight series concert at the Esplanade on 5 July. Concert highlights include Japanese band works – Gift from the Great…

Thai Band Director – Surapol Thanyawibool

A familiar face with many Asian and Singapore bands, Mr Surapol Thanyawibool is known to be one of the most distinguished conductors from Thailand. He has worked with bands in many countries and…

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…

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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