Lovers of the bass instruments, mark down on your calendar please. Students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory will be performing various repertoire played on the double bass on one of the Saturday evenings in Oct 2014.
BASSically, a double bass ensemble based in Singapore, performs Kurt Weill's Youkali Tango, arranged by Ben Faes for double bass trio. This is the link to the Youtube video: http://youtu.be/C7orGm9XZE4
Dance to Tango!
"A culmination of their four-year undergraduate programme, the Conservatory students present their graduating recitals in the Senior Recital Series". This is a special opportunity to listen to two double bass recitals right here in Singapore.
Soon it will be the time of the year when students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music presents their recital. The Junior Recitals are presented at the end of the third year of study by students in the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music's undergraduate programme.
Listen to a double bass junior recital on 5 Mar 2014.
As part of the Visiting Artist Series, Eric Larson, who has been a member of the Houston Symphony since 1999, will be conducting a masterclass for orchestral excerpts with students of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.
Admission is free for observers of the double bass master-class.
Free admission: Tickets are available at the door on a first-come-first-serve basis 1 hour before showtime. The audience capacity for UCC Theatre is 400.
Yang Xun, Cheng Pei Yun and company will be performing Kurt Weill's Joukela Tango (Youkali Tango) (arranged by Ben Faes for double bass trio) in an upcoming chamber music concert, Miniatures, sponsored by ExxonMobil Campus Concerts and presented by NUS Symphony Orchestra. This will be one of the special occasions to listen to a double bass trio perform live in Singapore.
The double bass ensemble names itself BASSically. Based in Singapore, BASSically's vision is to inspire all music lovers in Singapore to experience and appreciate the versatility of the double bass.
Various ensembles from the NUS Symphony Orchestra will also be featured during Miniatures. Expect yourself to be treated to an array of short performances by strings quartet, wind quintet, percussion ensemble and more.