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CM von Weber
Heinrich Heine
Henrik Ibsen
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'Schools I've attended
 
Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary School
1988 - 1993 -- PSLE Cert.
The Chinese High School       
1994 - 1997 -- GCE O'Levels
Raffles Junior College                      
1998 - 1999 -- GCE A'Levels
National University of Singapore         
2000 - 2003 BA (English Language and Literature)
 
'Music experience (education)
 
LRSM Piano Performance (Distinction)    2003
DipABRSM Piano Perfomance                2001
ABRSM Grade 8 Piano (Merit)               1996
 
'Music experience (performance)
*all as pianist
 
Ong Lip Tat Students' Concert          1999   Victoria Concert Hall 
                                                             (Bach: Sonata for 2 pianos)
 
RJC Alumni Noteworthy Concert         2000   Young Musicians' Society
                                                             (Mozart: Piano Trio K.502,
                                                                            Weber: Flute Trio)
 
RJC Alumni Noteworthy Concert 2       2001   Young Musicians' Society
                                                             ('Bessie's Song' from Jane
                                                                             Eyre - own composition)
 
RJC Alumni Noteworthy Concert 3       2002   Chijmes
                                                             (Mozart: Piano Quartet,
                                                                             Bach: Sicilienne)
 
RJC Alumni Noteworthy Concert 4       2004   The Arts House 
                                                                             (Mozart: Piano Trio K.502)
 
Sylvia Ng Piano Studio Recital            01/2005  YMS Auditorium
                                                                 (Bach: Chromatic Fantasy
                                                                                                  & Fugue)
 
Favourite works for Violin & Piano       05/2005  Esplanade Library
(with Low Ying Ning and Duana Chan)             (Beethoven: Vln Sonata
                                                                                No.1, Dvorak: Vln Sonatina
                                                                                , Bach: Double Concerto 
                                                                                for 2 violins)
 
RJC Alumni Noteworthy Concert 5       06/2005  RJC Performance 
                                                                Arts Centre
                                                                (Beethoven Piano Trio 
                                                                                  Opus 1 No.2)
 
Love & Life: A Musical Journey           08/2005  YMS Auditorium
                                                                (Beethoven 'Spring' 
                                                                                  Sonata)
 
Conversation:Recital by students of   10/2005   Alliance Francais
Lim Tshui Fang (forthcoming)                                (Schumann: Abegg Var.)
 
'Mozart at 250' by the                     08/2006   NUS Theatrette
Quartet des Amis (as part of the                     (Mozart: Violin Sonata in E
Exxon Mobil Campus Concerts)                         Minor, 2 Piano Quartets)
 
'Soaring Melodies, Romantic Spirit'     10/2007   UCC Theatre, NUS
by the Cantilena Chamber Players                   (Mendelssohn: Piano Trio
(as part of the Exxon Mobil Campus                  in D Minor, Schumann:
Concerts) ~forthcoming                                 Piano Quintet)
 
'Music experience (others)
 
Regular piano accompanist for singers
Violist in secondary and JC school orchestras
Aspiring composer of songs (both classical and pop) and hopes to write for the orchestra and music theatre one day :)
 
'Music interests
 
Primary
Piano repertoire of the Classical and Romantic periods (esp Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Schumann)
Chamber music 
Orchestral music of the Romantic period
 
Secondary
Lieder (esp. Schubert, Schumann and Brahms)
Opera (esp. Mozart, Bellini, Weber and Verdi)  
Gilbert and Sullivan operettas
Sentimental pop songs/ballads             
 
'Literary interests
 
Reading and study
The poetry of Heinrich Heine, Emily Dickinson, Christina Rossetti
Drama, especially Ibsen, Wilde, Feydeau
 
Creative Writing
Writing of stage plays
 
Current thematic preoccupations in writing
Family relationships
Innocence vs Experience
The idealistic individual in a realistic world
The value and perceptions of the Arts in Singapore
 
'Playwriting activities
 
Playwriting involvements
Participant of Play:Write - a playwriting course organised by Central Singapore CDC and TheatreWorks, conducted by Robert Yeo (2002)
 
2nd prize winner of Singapore21 Playwriting Contest, organised by NUS (2002)
 
Member of TheatreWorks Writers Lab 2003 led by Tan Tarn How
 
Participant of Intermediate Playwriting Course @ TheatreWorks led by Desmond Sim (May - June 2003)
 
Production history of individual plays
1. To be or not to be, a comedy in 2 scenes
Dramatised reading:
September 2002, Esplanade Library (produced by Theatreworks ; directed by Jeffrey Tan)
 
18 January 2004, Centrestage Arts School (produced by Tabby Cat Theatre ; directed by Jack Tan)
 
Performance:
23 November 2002, Esplanade Outdoor Theatre (produced by Theatreworks ; directed by Jeffrey Tan)
 
 
2. Ah Kong at the Esplanade, a monologue
Dramatised reading:
13 December 2003, Theatreworks Black Box (produced by Theatreworks ; directed by Norlinah Mohammed)
 
 
3. Ballet Shoes, a tragedy in 1 Act
Dramatised reading:
18 January 2004, Centrestage Arts School (produced by Tabby Cat Theatre ; directed by Jack Tan)