We are pleased to announce that the UCSI Symphony Orchestra will visit Tenby Schools Ipoh on the afternoon of Saturday, 12th May 2018. The visit will include a concert of orchestral, chamber and solo music and there will be an opportunity for Tenby students to participate in a Masterclass given by UCSI’s Associate Professor of violin, Dr. Goh Chia Chien.
Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the concert when Dr. Goh, orchestra members and their conductor, Ms. Cheryl Mah will be pleased to interact with audience about playing orchestral instruments and audience will have a chance to ‘try out’ individual instruments if they so wish.
Cheryl Mah is the conductor of the UCSI University symphony orchestra and teaches Conducting Skills. She is also the Resident Conductor & Music Director for the KLPAC Symphonic Band.Cheryl graduated from Elder Conservatorium of Music (Australia) with concurrent majors in Piano Performance and Music Education. She then completed a Performance based Master degree in Conducting and Directorship from Salford University (England, UK) under tutelages of Dr. David King and Dr. Roy Newsome, specializing in Brass Band Conducting.
Dr. Chia-Chien Goh is an Associate Professor of Music at UCSI University. He holds a doctorate in violin performance with a minor in orchestral conducting. At the age of 22, Chia-Chien was the youngest founding member of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, when 110 musicians from 26 countries were brought together from a field of over 5,500 applicants. Dr. Goh is also a retired MMA fighter. With a background in ITF Tae Kwan do, Muay Thai, Kyokushinkai, boxing, and Brazilian Jujitsu, he now trains for a healthy lifestyle.
The concert, which is open to public, is free of charge and will be held in the Auditorium, Block C. The provisional plan for the afternoon is as follows:
We recommend this event to you as a welcome opportunity to hear both live orchestral music in Ipoh and gain first hand access to orchestral players and their instruments.
Venue: Tenby Schools Ipoh, 16 Persiaran Meru Utama, Bandar Meru Raya, Ipoh, Perak.
Date: 12th May 2018, Saturday
Time: 2.00pm - 5.30pm
FREE ADMISSION and refreshments will be served. Please call the numbers below to RSVP as soon as possible, as refreshments will be provided.
Tenby Schools Ipoh Office : 05-525 2628 (during office hours : 8.00am - 4.30pm)
Dr. Jeffrey Rowlands : 016-629 2269 (after office hours)