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Well-Being With Music

Well-Being With Music

Alumnus Neil Chan (BMus ‘15, Recording Arts & Sciences) recently launched his Music for Well-Being Initiatives, where he leads volunteers in various music outreach programmes such as hospital ward visits in collaboration with partners such as Sengkang Health, and projects with migrant workers together with organisations such as HealthServe.

Going Global

Going Global

At YST, we support our students as they go places. In the last academic year, nine students took part in semester-long exchange programmes with our partner schools, and four students have been on exchange this semester. 110 students benefitted from the Student Artistic Development Fund which enabled them to take part in festivals, competitions and projects overseas last year. Read about Lin Xiangning’s (Year 4, Piano) experience here.

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.

Inspiring the Next Generation

Inspiring the Next Generation

Rachel Ho (BMus ‘18, Flute) on how she discovered and grew her passion for educating the next generation of musicians, and engaging the communities around her.

Finding Creative Voice Through Music

Finding Creative Voice Through Music

Rachel Lim (BMus ‘18, Voice) tells us about how she forged her interest in vocal pedagogy and community engagement.

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.

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.

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.

Artistic Citizens: A Year In Review

Artistic Citizens: A Year In Review

At YST, preparation for achieving musical excellence on the stage goes beyond spending hours in the practice room. Although individual private practice is essential to achieving musical excellence, there is another important ingredient: the art of connecting with people. 

Bringing Light into Patients’ Lives Through Music

Bringing Light into Patients’ Lives Through Music

Year 4 flautist Rachel Ho ran an in-ward music engagement session for elderly patients at Alexandra Hospital, joined by YST alumnus Gabriel Lee (BMus ‘15) on violin.

A Collaboration in Laos

A Collaboration in Laos

A group of YST students, led by Ho Qian Hui (Viola, BMus Year 3) recently participated in a collaborative project with the National Lao Music and Dance School (NLMDS).

Singapore International Violin Competition – Applications Open

Singapore International Violin Competition – Applications Open

Applications are now open for the Singapore International Violin Competition (SIVC), which returns to YST Conservatory in Jan - Feb 2018. The competition expects a pool of world-class talent to grace Singapore’s concert hall stages.
 

Sharing the Gift of Music

Sharing the Gift of Music

Several second-year students from YST, together with performers aged five to 80, presented a one-hour music showcase on 1 April at the Alexandra Hospital Auditorium that delighted audiences and demonstrated the power of music in connecting people.