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Dr. Zechariah Goh Toh Chai

Head of Studies, Composition

Principal Lecturer



Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA in Composition),
University of Kansas, USA

Master of Music (Piano performance),
University of Kansas, USA

Diploma in Higher Education,
Nanyang Technological University,
National Institute of Education, Singapore

Diploma in Music,
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore


Recipient of the National Arts Council Young Artist Award (Music) in 2003, Zechariah is an active composer whose musical compositions have been performed widely in Asia, Australia and America.

Zechariah is also the conductor of several choirs, ensembles and orchestra. Over the years, he has been invited as a jury member in international music competitions. He is also a regular speaker in national and international conferences.

He was presented with the “COMPASS Artistic Excellence” Award in 2013 by Composers and Authors Society of Singapore Ltd for his outstanding and commendable achievements in the field of music.