mervin wong

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.

A Bolder, Brighter Artistic Identity

A Bolder, Brighter Artistic Identity

Mervin Wong (BMus '18, Viola) reflects on the process through which he developed his artistic identity, expanding his musical practice as a violist to embrace multidisciplinary methods and create holistic experiences for his audiences.

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.

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

Journeys Through Reykjavik: New Audiences and Innovative Practice

Journeys Through Reykjavik: New Audiences and Innovative Practice

YST Conservatory students Mervin Wong and Rachel Ho recently attended a 3 day seminar in Reykjavik, Iceland, as part of YST’s collaboration with the New Audience and Innovative Practice, European Master of Music.  

YST Violist Wins Music Tech Grand Prize

YST Violist Wins Music Tech Grand Prize

YST viola major Mervin Wong has been awarded the Grand Prize in an international competition organised by MusicTech Magazine and audio company Output.

GLOMUS Camp in Natal Brazil

GLOMUS Camp in Natal Brazil

Two students from YST Conservatory participated in GLOMUS Camp 2017 Bridging Cultures Through Collaboration and Co-creation, held in Natal, Brazil from 10-20 January 2017.