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Composing with Courage

Composing with Courage

Ding Jian Han (BMus ‘19, Composition) talks about his journey in discovering his own voice as a composer.

Moving the Needle in Miri

Moving the Needle in Miri

From 24-30 September 2018, eight YST students embarked on a journey of musical sharing across Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei and Miri, Malaysia. Initiated by Year 3 Trumpet student Lau Hui Ping, the project sought to engage students with professional music instruction, contribute to teaching practices in the community, and hone pedagogical skills for YST students.

On the Record with Poco Productions

On the Record with Poco Productions

In January this year, YST students and alumni Lo Sheng Hong (NUS Mechanical Engineering ’18, YST Second Major in RAS), Aw Wei Zheng, Leon Teo, Sulwyn Lok, Daniel Tan, Eugene Koo (all BMus Year 4, RAS) and Emilea Teo (BMus Year 3, RAS) set up their own audio company, Poco Productions. We caught up with Sulwyn, Sheng Hong and Wei Zheng from the team on what’s been going on!

Minor in Music & Society

Minor in Music & Society

Beginning in Semester 1 of the 2018/19 academic year, the YST Conservatory will be offering a new Minor in Music & Society that specifically focuses on music’s societal dimension. Students will appreciate the broad disciplinary outreach in the minor programme that encompasses the study of music in potential social, political, economic and aesthetic contexts.

Adventuring Across Boundaries

Adventuring Across Boundaries

Mick Lim (BMus ‘18, Composition) reflects on the bold steps he has taken as a musician through overseas stints in Baltimore and Frankfurt, as well as his collaborative site-specific work Pieces.

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.

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.  

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.

YST Young Composers' Academy 2018

YST Young Composers' Academy 2018

YST Conservatory is pleased to announce the second annual YST Young Composers’ Academy from 20 January to 17 March 2018 in Singapore. 

YST Modules Open to NUS Students

YST Modules Open to NUS Students

YST Conservatory is pleased to announce that 14 Conservatory modules are available to NUS students in the upcoming 2017/2018 Semester 1 starting in August.

Celebrating International Music Day

Celebrating International Music Day

To celebrate International Music Day (24 June), the Alliance Française de Singapour organised a Ciné-Concert performed and presented by a collective led by YST viola major Mervin Wong

YST Connects

YST Connects

Inspirational life-affirming music-making is at the heart of who we are and what we do at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore.  The Conservatory endeavors to develop passionate musicians who are nurtured by their love for the art and empowered by their ability to make music. 

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.