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PHOTO: JC Band Festival, Esplanade Concert Hall

Programme Calendar

7th Singapore International Band Festival 2020

July 20, 2020

This biennial competition brings with it golden opportunities to push your band to strive for ever-greater heights, as well as interact with the international band community. Build strong bonds across cultures through music-making, and grow together as a band. At a festival where the learning never stops, you can look forward to a line-up of specially curated workshops conducted by our internationally renowned adjudicators and clinicians. 

 

Bands may choose to take part in Competition or non-competitive performances, in addition to attending Workshops, Chamber Concert and Gala Concert by US Navy Band. 

 

All Competition and Gala concert are opened to public.  

Date: 21 to 26 July 2020 

Venue: Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music 

Esplanade Concert Hall 

For more information, please refer to www.sibf.sg

WBAS Youth Arts Leaders Conference 2020

September 03, 2020

Popular amongst students and teachers since its inception in 2007, WBAS has continuously drawn together the best thinkers and mentors from local and American education organisations to bring our students the best lessons and practices of leadership and performance in music groups. This programme is thoughtfully crafted and improved on each year of its running to allow youth leaders in our band and music community to develop holistically and be the best leaders they can be. 

 

This year, youth musicians aged 14 and above may join us for either the leadership or musician track to experience this 2 days conference to its fullest. 

 

Experience how a top German youth ensemble, Banden-Wurttemberg Youth Ensemble work with their conductor, Mr Felix Hauswirth. Understand the best practices for a rehearsal to maximize artistic progression. 

Dates

4- 5 Sep (Grp A), 

5& 7 Sep (Grp B), 

6 Sep Concert for all participants 

WBAS Youth Band Festival 2020

September 13, 2020

Combining a conducive learning environment with our favourite activity of all time--music-making--the annual Youth Band Festival is here to round off your year with a bang! 

 

With the turn of the decade, WBAS has added a new chamber component to this all-time favourite band festival. Youth musicians can now have the choice to be featured as part of the band, or as part of a small chamber ensemble. 

 

In this week-long adventure,  prepare for a challenging but fulfilling journey towards honing your craft alongside new friends, who are as equally passionate about band music. At the end of the week, the finale concert at the Esplanade Concert Hall is sure to be a unique experience. Wait no more and mark out the dates in your calendar! Do keep a lookout for the tips and tricks that our in-house tutors will be sharing with you to kick-start this final lap of learning and music-making for the year.

 

With the 2020 theme of “Sing”, musicians from both bands and choir will come together to present classical and contemporary works to blow you away. 

 

Audition Dates: 29 Aug 2020  

Festival Dates: 

Chamber: 14- 17 Dec 2020

Concert on 18 Dec 2020 at Esplanade Recital Studios 

 

Band: 14- 19 Dec 2020 

Concert on 20 Dec 2020 at Esplanade Concert Hall 

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