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Guitar Ensemble

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The Guitar Ensemble was established by a small group of guitar enthusiasts in 2004. Over the years, Guitar Ensemble has grown from 20 members to approximately 60 members. We learn a variety of songs from many genres ranging from classical to modern which include ‘Vivaldi’ and ‘Havana’. We also learn Latin pieces like ‘Flamenco Farruca’.  


OBJECTIVES

    • To groom students into competent musicians.
    • To enable students to be confident guitarists with poise and grace.
    • To instil a lifelong passion for music.
    • To inculcate a culture of team work and collaborative learning


TEACHERS-IN-CHARGE

    • Mr Tan Keng Chiaw
    • Mr Andrew Teo
    • Miss Clarissa Yeap


SCHEDULE

    • Monday        3.45 to 6.15 p.m.
    • Thursday      3.45 to 6.15 p.m.
    • Wednesday* 3.45 to 6.15 p.m. 
      (* Additional practice held during the lead –up to major performances or competitions)


VENUE

    • AVA Room


ACHIEVEMENTS

Singapore Youth Festival Central Judging / Arts Presentation
 2017 Certificate of Accomplishment 
2015 Certificate of Accomplishment
2013 Certificate of Accomplishment
2011 Silver Award
2009 Bronze Award



PERFORMANCES / EVENTS

2018
London College Music Examinations
  • Grade 1, Pre-grade Step 1/2 (Classical Guitar)
 2016 
Public Performance
  • Chinese New Year Concert @ Palm View Primary School
 2015  Master Class with Ms Wang Ya Hui who commands international acclaim in the world of classical music. 
2014
Public performance
  • Une Familie, 2nd combined concert with CHIJ Secondary (Toa Payoh)
2013 Ensemble Series@ the Singapore Conference Hall (November)
2012
Public performance
  • Une Familie, combined concert with CHIJ Secondary (Toa Payoh)
Overseas Learning Journey / Exchange Programme
  • Taiwan Exchange programme
2011

Master class with conductor, Mr Lee Chong Min, founder and Artistic Director of the International Christian Coral Conductor Society (ICCCS)

Public performance
  • Music-in-the-City@ Ngee Ann City (April)
  • Aesthetics Night @ University Cultural Centre (July)