A Resounding Fanfare

A Resounding Fanfare

YST graduate Kong (Teerapol Kiatthaveephong, BMus ‘18, Trumpet) shares on the diverse learning experiences that have shaped his growth and identity as a musician.

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Tony Makarome

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Tony Makarome

Known for his exceptional ability to impart and communicate musical ideas to his students, Associate Professor Dr. Tony Makarome has been a faculty member of the YST Conservatory since Day One.

Instilling an Early Love for Music

Instilling an Early Love for Music

The YST Conservatory Orchestra enthralled young audiences at the Conservatory Concert Hall during the annual YST Children’s Concert on 25 March.

Enchanting Children Through Life-Affirming Music Making

Enchanting Children Through Life-Affirming Music Making

YST Conservatory students have created an interactive music performance for children, which incorporates elements of drama and dance. They have been touring the show to various schools in Singapore. 

Inspiring A New Generation of Composers

Inspiring A New Generation of Composers

The YST Young Composers' Academy supports talented, young composers at the Secondary and JC levels with university-level mentoring.

YST Piano Academy Draws Budding Pianists

YST Piano Academy Draws Budding Pianists

Young piano talents from Singapore and the region were selected for a three-day workshop focused on the preparation of conservatory-level auditions.

Discovering the New in Seoul

Discovering the New in Seoul

Joey Tan (BMus Year 2, Composition) shares her trip experience from the Seoul National University International New Music Conference & Workshop held from 22 – 24 February 2018.  

Musical Chairs – YST Students in Canadian Chamber Music Festival

Musical Chairs – YST Students in Canadian Chamber Music Festival

YST students participate in the Musical Chairs Chamber Music Festival at Schulich School of Music, McGill University, Canada.

Student Spotlight: Music in New Light

Student Spotlight: Music in New Light

YST violist Mervin Wong and voice major Lim Jing Jie have both branched out into other genres of music, releasing their own work on independent platforms such as Spotify.

Advocating Social & Artistic Responsibility for Singaporean musicians

Advocating Social & Artistic Responsibility for Singaporean musicians

Third year Recording Arts and Science student Sulwyn Lok is the proud conductor and president of the Victoria Chinese Orchestra (VACO), a non-profit organization he co-founded with friends in 2014.

Faculty Spotlight: Nick Omiccioli - Metal Collisions

Faculty Spotlight: Nick Omiccioli - Metal Collisions

We sit down with Dr Nick Omiccioli, Assistant Professor in the Composition department of the Conservatory, to find out what makes him tick as a composer - and a lover of heavy metal.

Celebrating Children's Day

Celebrating Children's Day

Inspiring a love for music and the arts for the next generation of Singaporeans, six YST students curated an engaging music program for children with and without disabilities, aged 5-10, presented as the concluding celebration for a 3 week-long Inclusive Arts Workshop Series hosted by community arts organization ‘Superhero Me’.

New Season Begins: Dreams and Apparitions

New Season Begins: Dreams and Apparitions

Professor Bernard Lanskey pens a message of welcome as well as an introduction to YST Conservatory’s artistic programme for the first half of the year.

 

Student Spotlight: YST Student Creates International Trombone Festival

Student Spotlight: YST Student Creates International Trombone Festival

Fourth year trombone student Pradch Limvoranant will act as coordinator of the inaugural ‘Thailand International Trombone Festival’ (TITF), to be held at the Thailand Cultural Centre from 15-17th December 2017.

Engaging Pakistani Communities with Music and Hope

Engaging Pakistani Communities with Music and Hope

Alumnus Lee Wai Teng (BMus ‘16, Clarinet) embarked on a series of community projects with impoverished Pakistani children.