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Lim Tee Heong

Lecturer

Music

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE),
Nanyang Technological University,
National Institute of Education, Singapore


Master of Music,
University of Melbourne, Australia

Bachelor of Music (1st Class Hons),
University of Melbourne, Australia

Biography

Tee Heong started his musical career at the Singapore Armed Forces Central Band. In 2001, he graduated from the University of Melbourne in Australia with a Bachelor of Music Degree with First Class Honours, and in 2003, he completed a Master’s Degree in Music specializing in Bassoon Performance on a full scholarship from the University.

Tee Heong has performed in solo recitals in both Australia and Singapore. He has also won various prizes for his compositions, including ‘The Diva’s New Voice’, winner of the University of Melbourne Opera Prize in 2002; and ‘Adam in Paradise, but not for long!’, winner of the inaugural Percy Grainger Composition Prize in 1999. His most recent compositions include ‘The Devil’s Dancing’ for Piano Solo and ‘Long Gao Tsui’ for solo Zhonghu.

Tee Heong has played bassoon and contrabassoon with various ensembles such as Orchestra Victoria, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, The Orchestra of The Music Makers, The Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, The Philharmonic Orchestra, Singapore Lyric Opera Orchestra, The Magnetic Band, and most recently, the Myanmar National Symphony Orchestra.