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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

5 Things You May Not Have Known About Qin Li-Wei

5 Things You May Not Have Known About Qin Li-Wei

Find out 5 things you may not have known about Qin Li-Wei, our Head of Cello Studies, as he prepares for his upcoming concert with Yang Yang and the YST Conservatory Orchestra on 13 April.

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.

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. 

Connecting Science and Music

Connecting Science and Music

On the evening of Friday 18th November 2016, 60 young musicians aged 12-16 performed at the Singapore Science Centre in ‘Exploring the Elements: A musical journey’.