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Brass Band

 

Mission

 

To achieve excellence in playing instruments through teamwork

 

 

Vision

 

To develop a life-long love for playing instruments

  

Brief Overview

 

The Brass Band program aims to develop pupils to become accomplished in foundational training starts from P1 to P3 where pupils learn the fundamentals. P6 pupils are further developed in the area of ensemble playing by being coached for performances. Such opportunities give pupils valuable experience in appreciation of instruments.

 

 

DAY & TIME

VENUE

TEACHER IN CHARGE

LEVELS INVOLVED

Friday

7.45am - 9.15am

  

Band room/

Canteen/

Basketball Court /

CCA Rm 3/ Music Room

 

Mdm Marlina

Mrs Jodie Siow

Ms Lim Shini

Mdm Chia Hwee Hian

   

P2-P6 (All Members)

Monday

2.15 pm – 3.45 pm

P2 (Junior Band)

 Monday

3.45pm - 5.45pm

P3 – P6 (Main Band Members)

Friday

2.15 pm – 5.15 pm

P3 - P6 (Main Band Members)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEAR

COMPETITION

ACHIEVEMENT

2006

SYF Central Judging of Concert Bands (Brass Band)

Bronze

2008

SYF Central Judging of Concert Bands (Brass Band)

Silver

2010

SYF Central Judging of Concert Bands (Brass Band)

Silver

 2012 

SYF Central Judging of Concert Bands (Brass Band)

Gold

 2014 

SYF 2014 Arts Presentation for Band (Brass Band)

Certificate of Accomplishment

2014

Singapore International Band Festival (SIBF) 2014

 

Division 3 Champion Band

 2016SYF Central Judging of Concert Band (Brass Band) Certificate of Distinction
 2016Singapore International Band Festival (SIBF) 2016  Silver

 

  

5th Singapore International Band Festival 2016


This competition was held at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Concert Hall on the 28th of July. For the first time, we had the Primary 3 students joining us for the competition. The band scored 83.83% and achieved a silver.

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SYF Central Judging of Concert Band 2016


Preparations for SYF started the last term of 2015. During this time, the band displayed the value of resilience and teamwork to achieve excellence. We were one of the 4 schools to be awarded a Certificate of Distinction in our category.

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In order to improve in our playing, we went to watch performances at the Esplanade.

Marco Polo – The Trilogy 

 

The Enchanted World of Hayao Miyazaki II

 

 

Band Practices (Main Band Members)

 

 

 

 

 

Band Practices (Junior Band Members)

 

 

 

 

 

In March 2015, some of our Brass Band members were selected to join the Boston Brass Lion Workshop conducted by the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music at NUS. They then performed at a concert with the other participants from other schools.

 

 

 

 

 

Nine of our members
(Shiou Yi, Shaheem, Alvin, Hashfie, Leroi, Qing Yue, Tia Maria, Regan and
Nadia)  together with the Boston Brass.

 

Notes of thanks to the instructors of the workshop

 

Cultural Evening 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brass Band video http://youtu.be/gk0hQ9fXQh8

 

 

Proud Riverlites –SIBF 2014 Division 3 Champion Band

 

 

 SIBF 2014 Division 3 Winner Band Performance at the Esplanade Concert Hall

 

SIBF 2014 Exchange Program with Mao Ming Youth Wing Band

 

SYF 2014 Arts Presentation for Band (Brass Band Category)