February 29, 2016
In Rememberance of Mr Ong Lip Tat

  27 February 2016 marked the 3rd Anniversary of the passing of my Beloved Teacher Mr Ong Lip Tat. Mr Ong was a such a wonderful and inspirational teacher. He had such a great passion for music and it shows in his teaching as well as performance. All his students and family members gathered together […]

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February 22, 2013
A Thousand Years

A Thousand Years by Christina Perri from the movie Breaking Dawn seems to be the  most played and listened to song currently. Even my students have requested to learn this piece on the piano. While browsing the web, I chanced upon this rendition for Piano and Cello by ThePianoGuys.com. I thought it is something different […]

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September 14, 2011
Mysterious Appearance of a Piano on Sandbar

Here's an article on Something interesting.... taken from  a CNN News Article about a Mysterious Piano appearance perched on the highest point of a Florida Sandbar! Nobody knows how who placed it there and this has created much curiosity among the residents and tourists. Click here to read about Grand mystery as piano appears on Florida sandbar

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July 5, 2011
Singapore National Piano and Violin Competition 2011

The biennial National Piano & Violin Competition 2011 organised by the National Arts Council (NAC) is held this year. This competition provides a platform for music excellence and allows musicians to showcase their musical talent and ability. It aims to develop the performing skills of musicians in Singapore, improve musical standards and identify potential music talent by […]

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May 17, 2011
Piano Competition for Amateurs

Piano Competition for Amateurs I chanced upon this website on You Tube about this International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs hosted by World Renowed International Pianist Van Cliburn. The competition is held once every four years and provides a platform and opportunity for amateur pianist above 35 years to perform. This is an inspiring clip […]

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April 11, 2011

Births, deaths, retirements, graduation, new careers, new homes, new thoughts, new perspectives - human life moves in cycles filled with transition and change. Some give up hope, while others bring us to the brink of despair. It has been a while since i last blogged and today's blog is not going to be about music […]

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March 23, 2011
My Contribution To the Red Cross Society

  The Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan was  a huge catastrophe and the damage done was devastating. Many lives were lost and hurt and pain from it all will leave an indelible mark in the lives of the people who lost their loved ones to this disaster. I have many friends in Japan, friends made […]

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February 22, 2011
The Power of Music

“Music, when soft voices die, vibrates in the memory" – Percy Bysshe Shelley Have you ever experienced listening to a particular music/song which left an indelible mark in your ? The music keeps playing over and over in your mind, and you end up humming or singing along with it and just can't get it out […]

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August 26, 2010
How to Overcome Frustrations

How many of you when practicing the piano or sight reading a new piece, get really frustrated with yourself whenever you make a mistake? I want to address this issue especially during the on-going piano examinations. This blog is also addressed to all students taking their examinations, be it violin, flute, voice etc. The reason […]

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July 20, 2010
Teaching is more than...

Lately, I have been posting more about teaching and what our roles as teachers entail. This was brought about through conversations with students who have transferred from other piano studios. The teaching methods and styles were quite shocking. I will leave the sentence at that.. THESE are my thoughts and philosophy in what I think […]

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