Presented at the senior high composition seminar at my alma mater, Dunman High School! Thanks so much to Jue Ru for the initiative to get me to speak to your students, and I am so glad our schedules finally aligned, after years of planning!
Presented my paper “Making Ends Meet: Contextualizing the Singaporean Heartlands in Jia[k]” at the Intercultural Transfers in Music Symposium–first time presenting at a musicology conference!! Thank you Ruth, members of the organizing committee and the RMA-SEA chapter for the opportunity to meet and learn from other bright minds in the community!
Many thanks Geoff and David for being such troopers! Also, if anyone cares, my favorite is movement 4 – star anise!
Petrichor, will be played on Dutch radio tonight 8-10pm Dutch Time, which is 1-3pm EST or midnight-2am SGT. This is the live recording played by Orkest de Ereprijs at last year’s Gaudeamus Muziekweek, alongside works by my esteemed YCM14 colleagues Sonja Mutic, Luke Lewis and Fred Le Bel! Here’s the link!
Congratulations to all winners at the Singapore International Violin Competition! I was very disappointed not being able to be there for all the wonderful performances by these amazing young violinists, and even more disappointed that I missed the 12 (yes, TWELVE!) live performances of my piece kilo<byte>! Fortunately, technology has saved the day again, and I […]
The 12 semi-finalists of the SIVC has been announced! Congratulations Alexandra, Sirena, Petteri, Chisa, Oleksandr, Ryota, Anna, Hyun Jae, Richard, Jun Hong, Fedor and Yu-Chien! They will all perform my commissioned work for the competition, kilo<byte>, as part of their semi-final recital. It’s not every day that a composer gets one work performed by 12 times […]