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SINGAPORE CHINESE MUSIC FESTIVAL 2021

01/09 - 30/09

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阮咸讲座(一)
《浅谈新加坡阮的
发展历史》

Wang Chenwei, Zhang Rong Hui, 

Jim Tan Zhong Xiao, Benedict Tan Ming Jun, Koh Kim Wah

27.9.2021 (Mon), 8pm - ONLINE

Host:

  • 王辰威(新加坡华乐团驻团作曲,南洋理工大学国立教育学院兼职作曲讲师,
    新加坡华乐总会理事,鼟乐团研究教育部主任)

     

Guests:

  • 张蓉晖(新加坡华乐团阮声部首席,新加坡阮咸学会会长,
    新加坡华乐总会理事,乐见音乐中心创办人)

  • 陈忠孝(云端厨房亚太区行销总监,新加坡阮咸学会副会长,
    阮咸印象室内乐团第二任团长。)

  • 陈明俊(新加坡阮咸学会副会长,阮咸印象室内乐团首任团长)

  • 许金华(新加坡华乐团阮演奏家,新加坡阮咸学会顾问)

Host: Wang Chenwei

WANG Chenwei is Composer-in-Residence of Singapore Chinese Orchestra, adjunct faculty and composition supervisor at the National Institute of Education (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), and council member of the Singapore Chinese Music Federation. As Head of Research and Education at The TENG Company, he is the main co-author of The TENG Guide to the Chinese Orchestra (2019), a 624-page book on instrumentation and orchestration.

After graduating from Raffles Institution’s Gifted Education Programme with seven academic awards, Chenwei obtained his Magister Artium (five-year Master of Arts) with distinction and an Honorary Award (Würdigungspreis) from the University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna, where he studied composition and audio engineering under a scholarship from the Media Development Authority of Singapore.

At the age of 17, Chenwei composed The Sisters’ Islands, a symphonic poem which won the Singapore Composer Award at the 2006 Singapore International Competition for Chinese Orchestral Composition. This piece has been widely performed and recorded in various arrangements, most notably at Singapore Symphony Orchestra’s inaugural National Day concert in 2018.

Chenwei has received composition commissions by numerous organisations including the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Taipei Chinese Orchestra and the Ministry of Education of Singapore. He was commissioned by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra to compose four set pieces for the National Piano and Violin Competition 2019. Three of his compositions were commissioned as set pieces for the Singapore Youth Festival. His works have also been subjects of academic theses authored by three Taiwanese professors.

Additionally, Chenwei served as an adjudicator for Singapore’s National Chinese Music Competition 2020 and the Singapore Youth Festival Arts Presentation 2021 Guzheng ensemble category, as well as an external examiner for the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 2021.

Chenwei’s efforts in composing, conducting, playing 12 musical instruments and writing in 12 languages was featured in Extraordinary People, a half-hour documentary broadcast on Singapore television on 12 May 2009. For his contributions to the music scene, Chenwei was conferred the Young Outstanding Singaporeans Award in 2011.

Guest: Benedict Tan Ming Jun 

 

新加坡阮咸学会副会长,阮咸印象室内乐团首任团长

Guest: Koh Kim Wah

A veteran in the local Chinese orchestra circle. She is experienced in both the ruan and liuqin. She has been devoted to Chinese music since young. She studied under Yang Xiu Wei. She joined the People’s Association Chinese Orchestra in 1974 and participated in the 1st Asia Arts Festival in Hong Kong. She participated in the music camp in Hong Kong with the Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra and also performed in Malaysia in a concert tour. She was appointed as the People’s Association Youth Chinese Orchestra plucking instructor. Koh Kim Wah has represented Singapore to perform in Japan, Germany, Brunei and Hong Kong. She is also the instructor of numerous primary school and secondary school Chinese orchestras. 

 

Guest: Jim Tan Zhong Xiao

Jim currently heads the Performance Marketing for APACx Cloud kitchens. In his role, he builds GTM and marketing strategy to acquire B2B customers with integrated MarTech Stack, brand & data-driven campaigns, endless experimentation to make channels acquisition and retention more efficient.

Before this, he was leading teams to drive growth in both BCG digital venture and Skyscanner across APAC. Earlier in his career, he worked at GoGoVan in Singapore and Hong Kong as a Regional Marketing Manager, looking after marketing strategies across 7 APAC markets, including China and India. I also served the Sharing Economy Association of Singapore (SEAS) as its second President for two years. During my tenure, SEAS doubled its membership and became one of the most established sharing economy associations in the world.

Guest: 张蓉晖

 

阮演奏家,新加坡华乐团阮声部首席,新加坡阮咸学会会长,新加坡华乐总会理事,中国陕西省民族管弦乐学会阮专业委员会顾问,新加坡阮咸印象室内乐团团长兼艺术总监,新加坡乐见音乐中心创办人。

 

蓉晖自幼跟随中国著名山东派古筝大师高自成先生习筝学艺。1985年考入中国西安音乐学院附中,师从宁勇教授攻读阮专业,并副修钢琴专业。曾荣获学校颁发的重奏奖。

 

1991年,考入中国音乐学院器乐系,师从苗小芸,张鑫华攻读阮与柳琴专业。

 

在校期间多次与中央电视台,中央广播电台,北京电视台等合作,录制了多张唱片及影视配乐。曾受邀为中央电视台录制中国首部中阮独奏《流水颂》MTV,并随著名琵琶大师刘德海先生代表中国音乐学院赴香港文化艺术节参演,95年获颁中国音乐学院颁发的单项奖。

 

1995年毕业,获学士学位,受聘中国中央歌舞团,曾获中国文化部专业人员技术考核阮专业组第一名,同时兼职任教中国音乐学院附中,并兼职中国中央电视台文艺部,参与了多个重要晚会及专题制作。

 

1997年,任职新加坡华乐团。曾出访日本,英国,法国,匈牙利,德国,意大利,捷克,希腊,印尼,马来西亚,台湾,香港等地。蓉晖的演奏音色淳美,技艺精湛,情感丰富,细腻动人,对不同音乐风格有着自己全面独特的艺术见解。

 

 从事演奏的同时,蓉晖积极投入阮专业的推广及教育。曾受邀新加坡国家艺术理事会,新加坡滨海艺术中心及新加坡莱佛士音乐学院举办阮专业讲座,多次接受95.8音乐电台及新加坡国家口述历史个人专访,并担任首届新加坡国际阮咸艺术节评委。在多年的演出与教学实践中,总结出自己独特的教学方法, 培养了众多优秀阮专业人才,学生们多次在国内外的器乐大赛中取得优异成绩.并考入国内外专业乐团,成为专业演奏家。

 

2005年,蓉晖创办新加坡阮咸印象室内乐团,团员多为历届比赛获奖者,乐团曾受邀为吴作栋资政,纳丹总统,陈庆炎总统,黄循财部长等国家政要演出,参与了新加坡成立45周年及新中建交20周年的文艺演出,新加坡总统星光慈善晚会,印尼雅加达爱乐交响乐团合作的华乐当下情音乐会,台湾柳琴阮咸艺术节,台湾柳琴室内乐团20周年庆艺术节,中国文化部首届国际丝绸之路艺术节等重要演出,同时,蓉晖还组织策划了阮咸与琵琶大师刘德海合作的《指点山河》音乐会,阮咸印象10周年音乐会,15周年线上MV《家》,著名作曲家张逸马专场音乐会《心乐印象》等重大演出,为乐团积累了多部经典阮咸作品,不仅提升了乐团在乐界的名声,也肯定了乐团在现代阮咸乐团发展中的推动地位,对当今阮专业人才的培养起着重要作用。阮咸印象更是首个被选入新加坡航空公司机舱视频音乐节目的华族室内乐团,之后阮咸精彩节目也播放在中华航空机舱,是新加坡最为活跃的阮咸乐团。

 

2021年初,蓉晖携手一群志同道合,热爱华乐,积极投入阮事业的音乐人,成立新加坡阮咸学会。