3rd WBAS Youth Band Festival With Guest Band: Windstars Ensemble
17 December 2015
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The finale concert of the 3rd WBAS Youth Band Festival showcases youth band musicians from over 50 primary schools to tertiary institutions. Handpicked via auditions prior to the Festival, these outstanding young talents experienced a week of music making in a dynamic and exciting setting where they are mentored by musicians of the Windstars Ensemble and led by esteem conductors, Apo Hsu, Lien Boon Hua and Mohd Faizal Othman.
Also guest appearing in the concert will be the Windstars Ensemble, a collective of Singapore's finest musicians that is known to have garnered rapturous applause for its lyricism and beauty on the symphonic stage, as well as gritty, pumping pop rhythms since its inception in 2012.
Programme includes Kaddish by Francis McBeth, Franco Ceserini's Byzantine Mosaics, Six Japanese folksongs by Masamicz Amano and the latest work from the New Sound in Brass collection!