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New Season Begins: Telling Stories

New Season Begins: Telling Stories

This season, we explore the idea of telling stories in our performances, artistic research initiatives, and programmes at large.

Announcing the Madeline Goh Professorship in Piano

Announcing the Madeline Goh Professorship in Piano

We are pleased to announce the establishment of the Madeline Goh Professorship in Piano, an endowed gift made by Mr Goh Geok Khim and Mr Goh Yew Lin in support of piano education at YST. The inaugural Professorship will be held by Prof Thomas Hecht, who has provided leadership and vision for the Piano area since 2003. The Professorship will continue to support initiatives that enrich piano education for YST students as well as the community.

A Celebration of Choral Singing

A Celebration of Choral Singing

The Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music and NUS Mind Science Centre collaborated to host A Celebration of Choral Singing on 2 February -  a musical evening in more ways than one. Guests gathered to learn about the Choral Singing for the Prevention of Dementia Study, and enjoy choral performances from the senior citizens’ choir as well as YST Conservatory performers led by Maestro Masaaki Suzuki.

Chenter Foundation Gives Towards Community

Chenter Foundation Gives Towards Community

We are delighted to announce that the Chenter Foundation has made a generous contribution towards YST’s community outreach projects in Singapore and Southeast Asia. With this gift, we look forward to further engaging the community and the region, bringing musical resonance to wider audiences. Click to read more.

Albert Tiu’s Grand Russian gets thumbs-up

Albert Tiu’s Grand Russian gets thumbs-up

Assoc Prof Albert Tiu was highlighted in the 2019 NUS Staff Awards for his albums Grand Russian and The Classical Elements, both of which were supported by YST and also produced by our Dean, Prof Bernard Lanskey. Click to read more.

New Season Begins: Evolutions & Revolutions

New Season Begins: Evolutions & Revolutions

Our central theme for this season is Evolutions & Revolutions, inspired by important transformations and shifts within the Conservatory, within Singapore with its bicentennial commemoration, and in history and the artistic process at large.

Joining Hands to Enhance Community Wellness through Music

Joining Hands to Enhance Community Wellness through Music

On 7 September 2018, the YST Conservatory was delighted to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Sengkang General Hospital (SKH), welcoming further collaboration to enrich and enhance the well-being of the community through music as part of the Arts in Healing Programme.

Voyage Marks 15 Years of Artistic Excellence

Voyage Marks 15 Years of Artistic Excellence

YST opened the 2018/19 academic year on a very special note, celebrating its 15th anniversary and partnership with the Peabody Institute in a gala concert on 21 August. The gala also kick-started Voyage, a week-long music festival that saw more than 70 YST graduates curating and presenting concerts and panel discussions.

New Season Begins: Music & Motion

New Season Begins: Music & Motion

This season, we explore the central theme Music & Motion, with a particular focus on music with a dimension of dance. Join us on the floor in the many different dances taking place at YST.

New Season Begins: Dreams & Apparitions

New Season Begins: Dreams & Apparitions

Prof Bernard Lanskey pens a message of welcome, introducing YST Conservatory’s artistic programme for the first half of the year.

 

An Operatic Debut

An Operatic Debut

Last week, YST Conservatory took its first foray into the operatic scene with its staging of Handel’s Acis & Galatea.

New Season Opens: Nature's Ways

New Season Opens: Nature's Ways

A new academic year begins at the YST Conservatory. As we welcome our 15th cohort of students, we are also excited to present this semester's events calendar!

New Full Time Appointments

New Full Time Appointments

As part of our drive to position excellence in collaborative music-making at the heart of the Conservatory’s evolving identity, the YST Conservatory is pleased to announce three new full-time faculty appointments

YST-NUS Open Day 2017

YST-NUS Open Day 2017

Passionate about Music? Join us this Saturday 11 March for the NUS Open Day 2017 at the University Town and find out what the Conservatory has to offer.

New Season Begins

New Season Begins

A warm welcome from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore – and best wishes for 2017! We enter the new semester and year with a new focus – to share ever more possibilities to listen to music in new light. With this calendar, we offer an introduction to a wealth of opportunities to experience the finest music across a mix of genres and contexts.