Saturday, 24 January 2015

25 Apr 2015: Bass Line

Bass Line
25 Apr 2015 (Sat)
6.00 p.m.
Conservatory Orchestra Hall (3rd level)
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, NUS
Free admission

The sound of bass rocks. Visit the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music on 25 Apr 2015 (Sat) to be treated to an evening of exciting programme performed by the double bassists from the Conservatory. I dare say this is an event for enthusiasts of the double bass to attend and to support.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Double Bass Junior Recital on 5 Mar 2015

Junior Recital: Double Bass
5 Mar 2015 (Thu)
8.00 p.m.
Conservatory Concert Hall
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, NUS
Free admission

8.00 p.m.: Lee Daseul
8,30 p.m.: Terrance Charles Fitzgerald
9.00 p.m.: Zhang Jianze

This March, listen to three third-year double bass students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatoyr of Music presenting their junior recitals which is a central component of their undergraduate programme.

Thursday, 8 January 2015

BASSically will be performing in Miniatures 2015: It's a Small World

BASSically performing in Miniatures 2014.

Miniatures 2015: It's a Small World by NUS Symphony Orchestra
14 Jan 2015 (Wed)
8 p.m.
University Cultural Centre, Theatre
50 Kent Ridge Crescent, 
National University of Singapore
Singapore 119279

Free admission
Tickets will be available at the door (on a first-come-first-served basis) one hour before showtime. The audience capacity for UCC Theatre is 400.

Local double bass ensemble, BASSically, will be performing an item in Miniatures 2015: It's a Small World by NUS Symphony Orchestra. In this chamber music concert featuring performances by many chamber music groups made up of members of the NUS Symphony Orchestra and guests,

BASSically will be performing Super Mario Bros (1985) Overworld/ Main Theme composed by living Japanese composer, Koji Kondo. The arrangement for a double bass trio that will be performed by BASSically in Miniatures 2015 is by Thomas Yao, a Singapore-based double bassist. Thomas Yao is one of the founding members of BASSically together with Sanche Jagatheesan, Li Yongrui, Yang Xun and Cheng Pei Yun.

The "Overworld Theme" from the Nintendo Entertainment System game, "Super Mario Bros" is commonly regarded as the main theme for the game. Even when it is looped over long periods of time, it remains enjoyable to listen to.

Presented by ExxonMobil Campus Concert, Miniatures is a concert which showcases the NUS Symphony Orchestra's chamber music groups. "This year's concert will bring the audience's imagination on a journey around the world, from Asia to Scandinavia and beyond, featuring classical, contemporary as well as popular world compositions.

See you there at the concert.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Bass Line, held on 25 Oct 2014

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. 

Date: 25 Oct 2014 (Sat)
Time: 6.00 p.m.
Venue: Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Conservatory Orchestra Hall (3rd level). 
National University of Singapore, 3 Conservatory Drive.
Free admission

Friday, 21 March 2014

BASSically performs Weill's Youkali Tango

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:
Dance to Tango!

Saturday, 25 January 2014

Senior Recital: Double Bass

"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.

28 Apr 2014 (Mon)
Conservatory Concert Hall
Free Admission

7.00 p.m.: Nuttaphon Lerswanuswong
8.00 p.m.: Wang Mengya

Sunday, 19 January 2014

Bass Line 2014

Presented by students of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Bass Line, is here again. Enjoy an evening of music played on the double bass.

Bass Line
5 Apr 2014 (Sat)
7.30 p.m.
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music
Conservatory Orchestra Hall (3rd level)
Free admission