Events

 

Upcoming Events

  • Tanglin Club Christmas Tree Lighting. Conductor.

Past Events

2017

  • Fighter Writer – Yu. Baritone Sun Zhao Rui. Instrumental ensemble made up of Singapore Chinese Orchestra members, Schola Cantorum Singapore Chamber Choir. 1 October 2017.
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From L-R: Albert Tay (Conductor), Jocelyne Hill (KAM Business Manager), Mrs Yeh, Maestro Yeh Tsung (Project Advisor, Music Director, Singapore Chinese Orchestra), Mr. Luo Mai Shuo (Composer), Zhang Qian (Pianist)

  • Penabur International Choir Festival 5-9 September 2017. Adjudicator and workshop.

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  • Performance for Singapore Legal Service National Day Observance Ceremony. Methodist Girls School (MGS) choir. 22 August 2017.
  • Cantus 2017 Featuring the Formosa Singers. Guest conductor for combined choirs of Formosa Singers & Schola Cantorum Singapore.

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  • Singapore premiere of 安平追想曲 (Mixed Choir, Pno, Sax) and Laudate Dominum (Mixed Choir, Pno, Djembe) @ Victoria Concert Hall by combined choirs of Formosa Singers & Schola Cantorum Singapore conducted by Albert Tay. 15 August 2017.
  • 第26届美诗杯南马区华文独中, 华语文艺歌唱比赛评审。Adjudicator for 26th South-Malaysia Regional Chinese Art Song Singing Competition.
  • Guest Conductor for the Taiwan Youth Festival Choir 台灣節慶青年合唱團, 5-18 July 2017, concerts in Tainan, Ping Tung, Tai Chung, Taipei, Taiwan. Also gave pedagogy, music literacy workshops as well as lesson demonstrations for conductors and music educators.

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  • Choral Masterclass with Male Chorus of the Malaysian Institute of Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 20 June 2017.
  • Guest speaker Kodály Hangout, Young Choral Academy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 20 June 2017.
  • Performance with Dunman High School Choir, 12 May 2017.
  • Performance with Tanglin Club Choir, 8 May 2017.
  • Chorus Master for KINGDOM HEARTS World Tour with Metropolitan Festival Orchestra (MFO) @ Esplanade Concert Hall 6, 7 May 2017.

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  • Performance with Mikey Robinson, Tanglin Club Choir, 5 May 2017.
  • Performance with Methodist Girls School (Secondary) Choir, 28 April 2017.
  • Performance of “Ecce Crucem Domini” @ SYF Arts Presentation, SOTA Concert Hall by Methodist Girls School (Secondary) conducted by Albert Tay. 12 April 2017.
  • Performance of “Trishaw 三轮车” @ SOTA Concert Hall by Yuhua Secondary School conducted by Chong Wai Lun. 10 April 2017.
  • Organised Choral Exchange for various schools at Saint Andrew’s Secondary School.
  • Organised “Studiorum Series with Tommyanto Kandisaputra (Indonesia)”, choral workshops and lectures. 13-17 March 2017.
  • Esplanade Presents Spectrum. “SEEDS”. Conductor. Schola Cantorum Singapore Chamber Choir, 5 March 2017.
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“SEEDS”

  • Crystal Children’s Choir (Taiwan) Winter Camp Guest Conductor 晶晶合唱團冬令營客席指揮. 20-22 January 2017.

2016

  • Cantus 2016, inaugural concert in collaboration with Natus Cantorum (Taiwan) and Maestro Tang Tien Ming (Taiwan). 25 December 2016 at Esplanade Recital Studio. Performance of “Longing” with Baritone Alvin Tan.
  • Performance of “Singapore Fantasy” by Neo Ming Wei (Pianist) at “Nella Fantasia”. 11 December 2016 at the Arts House, Singapore.
  • Esplanade Voices Festival Workshop “A Fun Choral Education Through Kodaly Inspired Games” 10 December 2016 at the Esplanade Recital Studio. Performances at the Concourse with Schola Cantorum Singapore Chamber Choir.
  • Tanglin Club Christmas Tree Lighting, 27 November 2016 at Tanglin Club.
  • Chorus master for the full-staged Singaporean premiere of Richard Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman”.
  • Adjudicator for 2016 Indonesia Choral Festival and Workshop Clinician.

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  • Organised Asia Kodály Symposium in Kaohsiung Taiwan as well as the AKS Asian Choral Grand Prix.
  • Guest conductor for Taiwan Youth Festival Choir, sharing the podium with Maestro Julian Su (Formosa Singers) and Matthew Oltman (Music Director Emeritus of Chanticleer). 10-21 July 2016.
  • Premiere of 八陣圖 “Eight Trigrams” and performances of “Laudate Dominum” by the Taiwan Youth Festival Choir. 18-21 July 2016 in Kaohsiung, Taichung, Hsinchu and Taipei.

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  • Gave workshops for Taichung Choral Centre 09 July 2016.
  • Gave workshops for the Ministry of Education, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 09 July 2016.
  • Orientale Concentus. Gold Medal and Category Winner, Equal Voices (Junior). Special Prize for “Outstanding Performance of a Singaporean Work, Ecce Crucem Domini”, Methodist Girls School Choir. 1-4 July 2016.
  • Cantabile MGS Choir 70th Anniversary Concert  @ SOTA Concert Hall, Methodist Girls School Choir conducted by Albert Tay. 25 June 2016.
  • Performance of “Psalm 90”, 25 June 2016 @ SOTA Concert Hall, by the Methodist Girls School String Ensemble and Methodist Girls School Choir directed by Albert Tay.
  • Performance of “Laudate Dominum”, 10 June 2016 @ Cracovia Cantans Choral Competition, Poland, by the Emajõe Laulikud (Tartu, Estonia).
  • Schola Cantorum Singapore Chamber Choir as demonstration choir for participants of Kodaly Academy of Music’s Choral Conducting Level 1.
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(L-R) Howard Liu (Founding President of Natus Cantorum), Chen Anyu (Resident Conductor Natus), Li Jin Yang (Dean, National Kaohsiung Normal University), 蕭靜雯 award-winning radio host of『教育大不同』 at the Kaohsiung Education Radio Station.

  • Interview at Kaohsiung Education Radio Station with radio host 蕭靜雯。播出頻率:高屏FM101.7、澎湖FM99.1、嘉南FM107.7、恆春FM99.3
  • Interview at Kaohsiung Station “Happy Radio” with radio host 曾安圻 (Angel)。 高雄台 FM97.5 快樂廣播網。
  • Lesson observations and music workshop with Crystal Children’s Choir in Hsinchu. Workshops for music teachers & conductors. 16 April 2016.
  • Premiere of “Psalm 90”, 9 April 2016 @ Kwa Geok Choo Auditorium, by the Methodist Girls School String Ensemble and Methodist Girls School Choir directed by Edward Tan.
  • Saint Andrew’s Secondary School Choir Concert with guest choir, Methodist Girls School Choir. 8 April 2016.
  • Seminar Workshop, Friendship Concert, Choral Clinic for more than 130 participants. Bandung Choral Society. 27 & 28 February 2016.Poster.jpg
  • International Conference on Court Excellence. Invited by the State Courts and conducted Methodist Girls School Choir (Secondary) at the opening ceremony for Singapore Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon and various other chief justices, judges and court officials at Fullerton Hotel, 28 January 2016.
  • Performance of “三轮车 Trishaw”, 25 January 2016 @ Taipei Zhongshan Hall by the Taipei Sängerknaben directed by Mico ChingYing HUNG.   臺北市中山堂光復廳. 縴動人聲(1)~樂上海  拉縴人少年兒童合唱團指揮/洪晴瀠 .

2015

  • 新高采烈 Asian Cities Choral Exchange. Guest conducted combined choir of Natus Cantorum 天生歌手 with Schola Cantorum Singapore, introducing Singaporean choral works to the masses at 大東文化藝術中心演藝廳, 24 December 2015.
  • Premiere of commissioned work “Laudate Dominum (SATB)”, 24 December 2015 @ Dadong Arts Centre 大東文化藝術中心演藝廳, Natus Cantorum and Schola Cantorum directed by Albert Tay.1封面封底-P1P10(新高采烈)-01.jpg
  • Interviewed by 國立教育廣播電台 National Education Radio (aired on 21 December 2015), gave pedagogy workshops for Ministry of Education music teachers and choral workshops for primary and secondary school choirs 17-26 December 2015.
  • Esplanade Theatres by the Bay, Voices Festival Workshop Presenter. 6 December 2015.
  • Private Function @ Zouk. Conducted Schola Cantorum Singapore with Guest Soloist Leslie Tay. 3 December 2015
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Tanglin Club, Tanglin Club Choir & Schola Cantorum Singapore 29 November 2015.
  • World Choral Expo Choral Competition. Gold Medal (only 2 awarded), 2nd Place, Section A1 Children’s Category (Under 16). Methodist Girls School Choir. 14 November 2015.
  • Charity Performance. Performed and recorded various Singaporean works @ St. Lawrence Church & St Joseph Seminary and Church.
  • World Choral Expo Choral Competition. Gold Medal, 1st Place, Section B2 Youth Category (Under 24). Methodist Girls School Choir 10 November 2015.
  • Premiere of Rose of Sharon by Dr. Zechariah Goh @ Kwa Geok Choo Auditorium. MGS Choir, 24 October 2015.
  • Premiere of Club Cantata/Opera “The Tanglin Tree” by Dr. John Sharpley @ Churchill Room, Tanglin Club. Schola Cantorum Singapore, 09 October 2015.
  • Premiere of Palm View Primary School Song by staff & students of the school. 08 October 2015.
  • Performance of Leong Yoon Pin’s choral works at the Singapore International Festival of Music, Schola Cantorum Singapore, 07 October 2015.
  • Choral rehearsals with Sacred Hearts Academy, University Of Hawai’i Concert Chorus, University of Hawai’i Chamber Singers. 9 September 2015.
  • Guest lecturer for “Choral Methods”, University of Hawai’i. Lecture & lesson demonstration on choral pedagogy to music education students. 08 September 2015.
  • Choral rehearsal observations 07 September 2015.
  • Keynote speaker & workshop clinician for American Choral Directors’ Association, Hawai’i Chapter, Professional Development Day. 5 September 2015.
    • Keynote: Introduced the Singaporean choral scene, its music and outstanding conductors and choirs to over 50 choral conductors, music teachers and music education students.
    • Workshop: Vocal technique.
  • Coralua Trondheim International Choir Festival: Participant, one of three conductors invited to be with music teacher delegates from the Ministry of Education.
  • 2015 Singapore Saxophone Symposium: Composition Masterclass, studying with ChihChun Chi-sun Lee (Taiwan/USA/Korea) & Michael Sidney Timpson (USA/Korea)
  • 22nd International Kodály Symposium: Taught daily musicianship classes to symposium delegates through South-East-Asian music, where ASEAN composers, choirs and conductors were introduced. 3-7 August 2015, Edinburgh, UK.
  • 22nd International Kodály Symposium: Gave workshop on “Inspiring the Next Generation with 21st Century Music – A Singaporean Perspective” introducing numerous Singaporean choral works, conductors and choirs. 3-7 August 2015, Edinburgh, UK.
  • Attended 28th International Kodály Seminar, 28 July-1 August 2015 @ Kecskemét, Hungary.
  • Performance and workshop of Laudate Dominum, 28 July 2015, Europa Cantat @ Pécs, Hungary. Atelier and Musica Nostra Choir directed by Professor Zsuzsanna Mindszenty.
  • Gave workshops to conductors and music teachers, 16-19 June 2015 @ Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • Methodist Girls School Choir performs in the SEA Games, 5 June 2015 @ National Stadium of Singapore.
  • Performance of “LonDali Bridge“, 2 June 2015 @ Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore. Raffles Girls School Choir directed by Anna Loo.
  • Performance of “Trishaw” and “Clay Doll“, 6 March 2015 @ University Cultural Centre Theatre, Singapore. Tanglin Trust School Choir directed by Helen Owain.
  • Performance of “Ecce Crucem Domini“, 28 February 2015 @ Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore. Evocation 2015: The Art of Giving. Evokx directed by Terrence Toh
  • Performance for ACS Staff Dedication Service with Bishop Dr. Wee Boon Hup, ACS Barker Choir @ Barker Road Methodist Church Sanctuary, 10 January 2015.
  • Summer School Music Programme Observations, Brisbane Australia, 13-16 January 2015.

2014

  • Fundraising Dinner Charity Performance, 20 December 2014 @ Marina Bay Sands, with Yazers (Buddhist Youth Choir).
  • Tanglin Club Christmas Tree Lighting Performance 30 November 2014.
  • Prepared choirs for South-East-Asian Games music recording 24 November 2014.
  • Band Student Leaders’ Workshop Series “What is a Good Performance?” 17 November 2014 – 20 November 2014, Victoria Junior College.  Students from Bendeemer Secondary School, Catholic High School,  CHIJ Toa Payoh (Secondary), Maris Stella High School, Raffles Girls’ School, Tampines Secondary School, Victoria Junior College.
  • Presenter for Studiorum Series with Tang Tien Ming 10-12 November 2014
  • Performance of “Prayer for Peace”, 8 November 2014 @ J.S. Bach Recital Hall, Aula Simfonia Jakarta, Indonesia, by Natus Cantorum 天生歌手, Tang Tien Ming.
  • Clinician “Exploring Creativity and Improvisations in Singing” Asia Kodály Symposium, Jakarta Indonesia, 9 November 2014.
  • Organiser for Asia Kodály Symposium, Jakarta Indonesia, 7-9 November 2014.
  • Taiwan Premiere of  “Prayer for Peace”, 31 October 2014 @ Kaohsiung, Taiwan, by Natus Cantorum, 天生歌手, Tang Tien Ming.
  • Tanglin Club Choir Presentation @ Tanglin Club, 26 October 2014.
  • Performance of Laudate Dominum @ Musicam ad Astra Festival in Toruń, Poland. Musica Nostra Female Choir (Hungary), Dr. Zsuzsanna Mindszenty. Workshop of Laudate Dominum by Professor Krzysztof Szydzisz, Director of Festival, 10 September 2014.
  • Clinician, Band Convention 2014 “An Introduction to the Kodály Concept for 21st Century Band Conductors” 1-2 September 2014, Band Directors’ Association Singapore.
  • Premiere of “Prayer for Peace”, 30 August 2014 @ SOTA Concert Hall, Singapore,  by SYC Ensemble Singers, Jennifer Tham.
  • Clinician “An Introduction to Kodaly Inspired Choral Education” Workshop to Music Teachers from the Korean Ministry of Education.
  • 10th World Choral Symposium on Choral Music, Seoul Korea, 6-13 August 2014.
  • Performance of “Dona Nobis Pacem”, 17 July 2014 @ Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 台灣青年合唱團 Taiwan Youth Choir, Chen Anyu.
  • Performance of “Laudate Dominum“, 24 May 2014 @ Budapest, Hungary, Kórusok Éjszakája (Choir Night), Musica Nostra, Professor Zsuzsánna Mindszenty.
  • “Postcards”, 17 May 2014, International Festival Chorus (Singapore), multi-disciplinary choral concert involving theatre and acting.
  • STAR Teachers’ Choir performance Library @ Esplanade, 17 May 2014.
  • Afternoon Soiree STAR Teachers’ Choir, 30 April 2014 @ Academy of Singapore Teachers.
  • Pre-Concert Talk for Singapore Symphony Orchestra, co-presentation with Dr Rebecca Kan, 4 April 2014. “Bach’s St John Passion”.
  • 10 March 2014, Premiere of “Ode to Emperor Xiang” for Soprano Solo and Piano by Su Yiwen (Soprano) and Jeremy Wong (Piano).

2013

  • Performance of “Laudate Dominum“, 14 December 2013 Christmas Concert @ Budapest, Hungary’s A Patrona Hungariae Gimnázium Dísztermében, Musica Nostra, Professor Zsuzsánna Mindszenty.
  • Ding Yi Chamber Chinese Music Festival, Premiered Dr Zechariah Goh Toh Chai’s 蝶恋花, Baritone solo with Ding Yi Music Company @ Esplanade Recital Studio,  20 December 2013.
  • Facilitated CDAS Conductors’ Masterclass with Professor Patrick Russill 10-12 December 2013.
  • Performance of “三轮车 (Trishaw)” 26 November 2013, Endeavour Sings! @ Republic Polytechnic Recital Hall, Endeavour Primary School, Angela Lee Siling.
  • Clinician for weeklong Kodaly Workshops for Ministry of Education Music Teachers organised by Singapore Teachers’ Academy for the aRts (STAR) 28 October – 1 November 2013.
  • Premiere of “相思 (Longing)” 27 October 2013, Evocation 2013 @ SOTA Concert Hall, Evokx, Terrence Toh.
  • Workshop for cluster combined schools’ wind band. 09 September 2013 “Kodaly-Inspired Singing Approach to Music for Wind Band”
  • Premiere of “Songs of Childhood: Old MacDonald and Mary Had a Little Lamb”. 24 August 2013, Cantabile 2013 @ Kwa Geok Choo Auditorium, Methodist Girl’s School (MGS) Choir, Albert Tay.
  • Premiere of Trishaw, 17 July 2013, Asia Pacific Symposium of Music Education Research – Arts Education Conference (APSMER-AEC) @ Republic Polytechnic, Singapore. Singapore Teachers’ Academy for the aRts (STAR) Teacher’s Choir, Abdul Hakim.
  • Performance of LonDali Bridge, 16 April 2013, SYF @ School of the Arts (SOTA), Singapore. CHIJ Katong Convent (KC), Terrence Toh.
  • Premiere of Ecce Crucem Domini, 12 April 2013, SYF @ School of the Arts (SOTA), Singapore. Methodist Girls School Choir, Albert Tay.
  • Premiere of 小白菜 Xiao Bai Cai (Little White Cabbage), 9 April 2013, SYF @ School of the Arts (SOTA), Singapore. Dunman High School Choir, Jennifer Tham.
  • Premiere of Dona Nobis Pacem (Treble Choir, SAA, Pno), 16 March 2013, Ireland. Sister Karol O Connell.
  • Premiere of Singaporean Fantasy (Pno), 10 March 2013, London, Royal College of Music, Nabillah Jalal. International Keyboard Festival “Around the World in 88 Keys – Piano Music from Around the World”.
  • “Choral Music Analysis” Lecture-Workshop for choral conductors.

2012

  • Co-presentation of folksong arrangement with 4 other presenters. 小白菜 (Little White Cabbage), 13 December 2012, NAFA Recital Hall, Singapore.
  • Performance of Dona Nobis Pacem (SATB, Pno), 9 December 2012 Lusaka, Zambia, Lusaka Music Society.
  • “Introduction to Kodály-Inspired Choral Education” Lecture-Workshop, 29-30 November 2012 for 200 secondary and junior college students.
  • Premiere of Dona Nobis Pacem for Double Choir, 9 November 2012 Beijing, China, New Liszt Ferenc Chamber Choir.
  • Premiere of Dona Nobis Pacem (SATB, Pno), 31 May 2012 Kecskemét, Hungary, Kodály Institute Choir.
  • “Kodály-Inspired Music Education”, 2-Part Lecture for the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.
  • Choral Workshops for Ang Mo Kio Secondary & CHIJ St. Theresa’s Convent.
  • Performance of LonDali Bridge by CHIJ Katong Convent, International Franz Schubert Choir Competition, 15 June 2012, Vienna, Austria.

2011

  • Premiere of “Let’s Eat Drink & Make Merry”, 14 December 2011, Kecskemét, Hungary, by the Kecskemét Festival Choir.
  • Premiere of Laudate Dominum (SAB), 14 May 2011, Singapore, IFC Singapore.
  • “A Singing Approach to Music-Making” Workshop for Maris Stella High Wind Band
  • Chorus Master for Combined Schools Choir in “SYF Concert Band & Choral Presentation Night 2011”.
  • Organised choral-music workshops for 7 school choirs with Dr. Miguel Felipe.
  • Organised 11-choir SYF Performance Exchange hosted by SASS.
  • Workshop for CHIJ St Theresa’s Convent

2010

  • Premiere of “Songs of Childhood: Clay Doll”, Singapore, 01 December 2010, Combined Schools Choir.
  • Premiere of “Laudate Dominum (SSA)”, Singapore, 18 July 2010, MGS Choir.
  • Taiwan Premiere of “Ave Maria (TTBB)”, Taipei, Taiwan, 27 May 2010, by the Taipei Male Choir.
  • Premiere of 大地回春
  • Workshops for various Singaporean school choirs.
  • “Dixit Dominus” International Festival Chorus Singapore for Choir and Chamber Orchestra.
  • Conducted SYC Ensemble Singers in Concert, “Unicornis Captivatur”.
  • Gave workshops in Kaosiung, Taiwan to a high school choir (高雄縣立路竹高中) and university choir (國立成功大學醫學院成杏合唱團).

2009

  • Premiere of “Songs of Childhood: LonDali Bridge”, Singapore, by SASS Choir.
  • Asia Pacific Choral Summit, Wuxi, China (IFCM) – proxy for Jennifer Tham representation on the Asia Pacific Working Committee, presented reports for Singapore and New Zealand.
  • “Viva Vox IV” Saint Andrew’s Junior College.

2008

  • Premiere of Ave Maria (for SATB), Singapore, SAJC Choir.
  • Premiere of “Go Tell (It)!”, Bratislava, Slovakia, SASS Choir.