Sunday, 25 March 2012

Where to rent a double bass in Singapore?

Here is a piece of information for anyone who would like to rent a double bass in Singapore.

Bass Loft, created in 2005 to cater to the growing demands of double bass players in Singapore and Asia, provides rental services for double basses and cellos in its inventory. Its basses has gone out to bass artistes for John Pizarelli, Diannes Reeves, Kurt Elling, Chris Botti, Count Basie Orchestra, etc and many more.

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Thursday, 22 March 2012

Upcoming concert by NUS Symphony Orchestra

NUS Symphony Orchestra presents
24 Mar 2012 (Sat)
7.30 p.m.
School of the Arts, Concert Hall, 1 Zubir Said Drive Singapore 227968
(Nearest MRT stations: Dhoby Ghaut, and Bras Basah)


Under the baton of Maestro Lim Soon Lee, the NUS Symphony Orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, a majestic work revolving around the theme of fate and providence. The Orchestra will also be joined by teenage violinist Selina Tang, winner of the 2009 National Piano & Violin Competition, on Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major. The evening’s programme also includes SuppĂ©’s Overture to Poet and Peasant, a light-hearted classic bound to thrill and enchant.

Ticket prices: $15 (circle) and $18 (stall)

For enquiries, please e-mail


Friday, 9 March 2012

Senior Recitals

17 Apr 2012, Tue
6.30 p.m. Conservatory Concert Hall

Fourth year students of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music perform their year-end recitals as part of their graduation requirements. Here is the order of the appearance of the students:

6.30 p.m.          Feng Dawei
8.00 p.m.          Yang Heran

Free admission.
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Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Paul Johnson Double Bass Masterclass

It is often not an everyday affair to find double bass masterclass in a humble town of Singapore. This coming March, be present for a double bass masterclass by Paul Johnson. He is currently a faculty member at the Peabody Institute.

Here are the details:

7 Mar 2012 (Wed) 8 Mar 2012 (Thu)
3:00pm 2.00 p.m., Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Conservatory Orchestra Hall (3rd level)

Free admission.

Please read more about Paul Johnson here: