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Music Qualifications

– Bachelor of Music in Contemporary Writing & Production, minor in Writing for TV & New Media

Summa Cum Laude (Berklee College of Music, USA)

– Diploma in Music & Audio Technology, with Merit (Singapore Polytechnic)

– Yamaha Electone Organ Grade 7A

– Yamaha Piano Grade 7

– ABRSM Theory Grade 6, with Distinction

– MOE + AMIS Certified Instructor (Ministry of Education, Singapore)


Software Skills


Work Experience

2015

Production

  • Music arranger, "Home: A Musical" (People's Association)
  • Ensemble music director, Singapore Sports School's National Day Observance Ceremony band performance
  • Transcriber/Arranger, archival of original musicals written by Dr. Kenneth Lyen
  • Opera medley audio post-production for Far East Group (corporate event)
  • Arranger/engineer, corporate song for De Loitte
  • Audio post-production for Starhub local drama 跳班 "Jump Class"
  • Post-production (vocal engineer) for MediaCorp/Sunnyhills Chinese New Year 2015 song 收听快乐

Performance

  • Regular gigs at Sunrise Bar & Bistro, Allurez Club & Lounge, etc.
  • '9 Creation' corporate dinner gig @ 8 Degrees Taiwanese Bistro
  • Pesta Raya Malay Festival of Arts: Altimet [Malaysia] @ Esplanade Recital Studio
  • SG50 events @ Capitol Piazza & Jalan Besar National Day Celebrations
  • Chinese New Year: "Perennial Blossoms with Intune Music" @ Esplanade Outdoor Theatre
  • "Cellology" (Orchestral Pop Concert) @ Lee Foundation Theatre, NAFA

Teaching

  • Instructor, Singapore Prisons (ABRSM Theory Grades 1–5 & Keyboard)
  • Instructor, Intune Music School (Songwriting, Keyboard)
  • Instructor, School of Music and the Arts [SOMA] (Keyboard, Pop Music Arranging, Music Production)
  • Instructor, Kulture Studios (iPad Jam for Kids)
  • Choral Accompanist (SYF/Show Choir), Bedok Green Secondary School & Queenstown Primary School
  • Presented "Essentials of Songwriting & Arranging" workshop at Baron School of Music (Hong Kong)
  • Group keyboard instructor for National University of Singapore's Ge Yao 歌谣 music club

2014

  • Music Director/Keyboardist, PassionArts Singing Festival @ Bugis
  • Transcriber/Arranger, archival of original musicals written by Dr. Kenneth Lyen
  • Co-Arranger, "Kalau Aku Kaya" (song) for Anugerah Juara Lagu 28 (Malaysia)
  • Presented "Bring Music to Your Life",  a public songwriting workshop
  • Presented arranging workshop at Intune Music School's Open House
  • Transcription of vocal scores for Vocaluptuous
  • Arranger, "Back to Square One" (Short+Sweet Musicals Malaysia)
  • DSO National Laboratories Dinner & Dance corporate gig
  • Roland Berger Annual Dinner 2014 @ Neo Tamarind, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

@ Berklee (2012-2014)

  • Dean's Award scholarship
  • Dean's List (Fall '12, Spring '13, Summer '13, Fall '13, Spring '14)
  • Berklee Achievement Grant recipient
  • Awarded: “Creativity in Scoring for Advertising” 2013 & 2014 (Professional Writing & Music Technology Division)
  • Berklee Admissions Student Ambassador (Berklee High School Jazz Festival ʻ14, Audition & Interview Trip to Seattle & Vancouver ʼ14, Boston Book Festival ʼ13)
  • Berklee Alumni Representative
  • Peer Mentor, Berklee City Music Mentoring Program (2012-2013)
  • Street Team (Marketing), The Berklee Groove (2012)
  • Band Keyboardist/Rehearsal Pianist, 'Hairspray: the Musicalʼ (2012) (Berklee Musical Theater Club)

2006-2012

Production

  • Composer, TheMingThing's Youtube short "Alone, Forever?"
  • Composer, 妈,祝我生日快乐 [Happy Birthday To Me, Mom] (Top 10 Finalist in Taylor's Short Film Contest, organized by Taylor's University Malaysia)
  • Arranger/engineer, St. Joseph's Institution International (SJII) pantomime, "The Wizard of O.R.S." 2009
  • Sound engineer, Musical Theatre Limited's "Wonder of Musicals" 2009
  • Sound designer, "An Inspector Calls" drama production (in support of President's Challenge 2008)
  • Finalist, NTU Music Express 14 Songwriting Competition (Song: 想要你的爱)
  • Music producer/arranger in A&R Team 6FM (Championship in tertiary category of National Inter-School Artiste & Repertoire Challenge 2006/7)
  • Audio Lead, Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab  (Represented Singapore Polytechnic in this research collaboration between Media Development Authority & Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Arranger, Singapore Polytechnic Theatre Compass Christmas Musical 2007

Performance

  • Opening gig for AJ Rafael's "Red Roses" Asia Tour 2012 (Malaysia)
  • Session musician for Kartel Records (Malaysia)
  • Performed at Ambon Jazz Plus Festival 2011 (Ambon, Indonesia)
  • Gigs in Malaysia at venues including Nero Fico, No Black Tie, The Scot's lounge
  • Lounge piano gigs @ The Fullerton Hotel Singapore (2010)
  • Esplanade's MoonFest: "Moonlight Voices in the City" (2009)
  • SMUMIC "The Ultimate Virtuoso 2009" Grand Finals @ Nexus Auditorium
  • SAF 6th Army Maintenance Base Family Day 2009
  • Singapore Street Festival 2009 J-Rock gig @ *scape
  • Singapore's Got Youth Talent 2009 Grand Finals @ Bishan Junction 8
  • Potong Pasir CC 44th National Day Celebrations Dinner 2009
  • Singapore Prison Service's Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon 2009
  • Youth Advolution for Health Birthday Bash 2009
  • Punggol Cove RC & Periwinkle RC Chinese New Year Dinner 2008
  • The Assemblies of God of Singapore 80th Anniversary Community Dinner
  • Presidential Tea Invitation/Thank You Reception @ The Istana, Singapore
  • Radin Mas CC Lunar New Year Lo Hei Dinner 2007
  • Celebrate Canada Carnival 2007 gig @ East Coast Park
  • Participant, NAC NOISE Singapore 2007 Apprenticeship Programme
  • Orient Explorer Appreciation Dinner 2006 (corporate gig)
  • Music Director for Diploma in Music & Audio Technology's inaugural, multi-genre concert, "Crossroads" @ Singapore Polytechnic

Musicals

  • Keyboardist, "Paper Crane: The Musical" @ Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPAC)
  • Keyboardist, "A Labour of Love" musical by Young NTUC (May Day 2007)
  • Cast member, rehearsal pianist, baritone section leader, "Superstar: The Pop Musical" (Singapore Polytechnic)

Teaching

  • Instructor (Keyboard), Music Garage
  • Instructor (GarageBand, Music Arrangement), DMIT Music Fiesta 2009 @ Pasir Ris Crest Secondary School
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Education


Education


2012 – 2014

 
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2010 – 2012

 

2005 – 2008

 
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2001 – 2004

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1995 – 2000

Berklee College of Music, USA

Bachelor of Music Degree in Contemporary Writing & Production (Minor: Writing for TV & New Media)
  • Summa Cum Laude, CGPA 3.961
  • Berklee Achievement Grant recipient
  • Dean's Award scholarship
  • Dean's List [Fall '12 – Spring '14]
  • 'Creativity in Scoring for Advertising' Award –Professional Writing & Music Technology Division [2013 & 2014]

International COLLEGE OF MUSIC, Malaysia

Berklee Transfer Program
  • Top student of cohort
  • CGPA 3.77
  • Academic total of 12 A+'s, 8 A's, 1 A-, 2 B+'s, and 1 B-

Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore

Diploma in Music & Audio Technology (with Merit)
  • Media Development Authority (MDA) Gold Medal
  • DBS Bank Award
  • School of Media & Info-Comm Technology Scholarship [2006–2007]
  • Director's Roll [2006–2008]
  • Top student of cohort
  • CGPA 3.866
  • Academic total of 12 Distinctions, 7 A's, and 7 B's

St. Hilda's Secondary School, Singapore

Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level
  • L1R4 result: 9 points
  • Ministry of Education (MOE) Edusave Scholarship [2001]
  • MOE Edusave Merit Bursary [2003]
  • MOE Edusave Award for Achievement, Good Leadership and Service (EAGLES) [2004]

Tampines Primary SCHOOL, SINGAPORE

Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE)
  • PSLE result: 239 points
  • Model Pupil Award [1998]