2015 PSPA International Ensemble Sneak Peak : Musician of the Week - Music Director Eugene Pook
Eugene Pook, Conductor and Clarinetist (Malaysia)
Eugene Pook, Malaysian conductor and clarinettist, current music director & conductor of the Kinta Valley Symphonic Society where he oversees the Kinta Valley Wind Orchestra & the Perak Philharmonic Orchestra, artistic director & conductor of the Kuala Lumpur Pop Orchestra, music director of the PSPA (Perak Society of Performing Arts) International Ensemble, and was co-director & conductor of the Encounter Training Ensemble of the Malaysia Philharmonic Orchestra.
Eugene has also guest conducted the : Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, Pleven Philharmonic, And China’s leading orchestras Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra, Henan Symphony Orchestra, and Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra.
Performed clarinet recitals at prestigious venues :
The Carnegie Hall (New York, USA) Malaysian Embassy (Washington DC, USA) European Union Embassy (Washington DC, USA) and has performed with the American Wind Symphony, Toronto Philharmonic (Canada), Kansas City Philharmonia (USA) etc.
Studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music (Canada), University of Missouri (USA), and Eastman School of Music (USA).
Recipient of the 2012 Ten Outstanding Young Malaysian Award for his cultural achievement and contribution to the community.
Current ambassador of the Atigua Winds Inc.(USA), has taught conducting at the University of Malaya and now tutor at the British International School Kuala Lumpur.
For More information Visit: www.eugenepook.com
Don't forget to catch him live in Ipoh this August 15th 2015 for the PSPA International Ensemble! Book your tickets now and Enjoy Discounts up to 40% !
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A Night of Musical Kaleidoscope
From Bach to Yiruma! This year ensemble will be music from Vivaldi’s all time favourite, The Four Seasons violin concerto; Bach’s famous Air on G String & Brandenburg Concerto; the heart-warming Yiruma’s River Flows Into You; the exotic Bizet’s Carmen Fantasy and many more!
We will also feature the super clarinet soloist Mr. Andrew Simon, well-known for his flawless fingers-flying techniques and beautiful tone that will give you all an unforgettable musical journey!
The ensemble will also extend its mission on intensive education and outreach programs benefiting local community and younger generation, such as “Meet the Musicians” sessions and workshops involving students from various schools – to provide harmony for ALL.