From left to right: Keuris Quartet (photo: Daniel Stokowiec); Kyle Horch
The Singapore Saxophone Symposium seeks to foster and encourage interest and passion for music and the saxophone, and is held annually at NAFA.
This year's symposium will feature concerts and masterclasses by international artists such as Michellina Chan (Singapore), Michael Duke (Australia), Kyle Horch (United Kingdom), Joseph Lallo (Australia), Chien-Kwan Lin (Singapore/United States), Mary Osborn (Australia), Alfonso Padilla (Spain), Kenny Tsai (Taiwan/United States) and Calvin Wong (Hong Kong/United States). Featured ensembles include the Keuris Quartet, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Saxophone Quartet, NAFA Saxophone Quartet, Opus a la Carte Collective, Salaya Saxophone Ensemble, TNUA Saxophone Quartet and Xin Saxophone Quartet.
For the fourth time in the history of the Singapore Saxophone Symposium, a composition workshop on writing idiomatically and skilfully for the saxophone will be conducted by Zechariah Goh, Chichun Chi-sun Lee and Michael Sidney Timpson, with the support of the Keuris Quartet.
More details on the artists and the programme are available at http://www.singaporesaxophonesymposium.com.
Two-day symposium pass: $150 (special discounted rate of $30 for students from primary/secondary schools, junior colleges, polytechnics, SOTA, NAFA as well as full-time national servicemen (NSFs) under the age of 25)
Individual concerts/masterclasses: $15 each
Three-day composition workshop: $500 (inclusive of two-day symposium pass)
Tickets available at http://sgsax2018.peatix.com