Friday, January 30, 2009

Touching Moments in Music by local singer song-writer Yet

Some touching videos by Yet (a renowed local singer song-writer) at Yet's Blog. Apparently it was some music performance with some physically disabled folks and musicians during his debut album performance. Now that's what I call showing love and kindness to these folks through the love of music!!! Keep those music videos and clips coming in if u guys have any to send to me. Below are the videos...ENJOY!!!

Opening sale of EpiMusicStore - Up to 30% discount in sale of Music Books

Looking to buy music scores and books??? Look no more as EpiMusicStore is having their opening sales with discount up to 30% till 15 Feb 2009. Now that's what I call good bargain!!! Hurry up and take this chance to store up yr music store room in yr home!!!

For yr information, our local music shop Sweet Classics is no longer around as EpiMusicStore have taken to replace it. The information about the sales is brought to u by EpiSTAGE Academy (published with permission given by EpiSTAGE Academy & email is masked to protect their privacy):

From: EPISTAGE academy

Subject: EpiMusicStore sale! till 15 Feb only

To: Date: Saturday, 24 January, 2009, 4:39 PM
Dear Friends,

If you have missed the opening sale of EpiMusicStore, do not fret! We have another sale coming right up starting from today onwards all the way till 15 February 2009! Discounts of up to 30% off all books. (Except books from ABRSM publishers and Rockschool.) We currently have books from the following publishers on 30% off:

Alfred publisher : Alfred Prep Course, Basic Piano Course, Masterwork Series, Dover series: Joplin - Complete Piano Rags, Schmitz - The Piano Works of Debussy, and all Contemporary method books: guitar/drums/bass/keyboard, Pop Vocal song books...etc.
Henle publisher : Beethoven, L.van - Variations 1/2, Piano Sonatas 1/2, Bach, J.S - Well Tempered Clavier 1/2, 6 Partitas, Chopin, F. - Sonata Op.35/58, Etudes, preludes, Liszt, F. - Transcendental Etudes, Funerailles...etc.
MDS Publishers : Aaron Conpland - Four piano Blues, Schostakowitsch - 24 Preludes and Fugues op. 87, Toru takemitsu - Rain Tree Sketch II, Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 1/2/3, Chopin - Fantasia Berceuse Barcarolle (Editor by Paderewski)...etc.
Rhythm Publishers : Lina ng - Made Easy Series, Theory, Piano Pieces for Children...etc.
Music Sales : Tuneful Graded Studies Vol.1-5, Aural Time Grade 1-8..etc.

We are sorry that we will not be able to entertain calls enquiring on books during this period of sales. Come on down to check out other books/titles that are not mentioned in the above list for promotions.Sweet Classics is no longer located at Shaw Towers. It has been taken over by EpiMusicStore, which is located at 5 Coleman Street, Excelsior Shopping Centre, #B1-34.(next to Funan IT Mall, beside Peninsular hotel, opposite Central Fire Station)

Shop Name: EPiSTAGE Academy

Nearest MRT: City Hall MRT Exit B or Clarke Quay MRT Exit F

Buses available: 2, 12, 32, 33, 51, 63, 80, 124, 130, 145, 147, 166, 174, 174e, 195, 197New opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays 11 - 7 pm, Sundays 12 - 6 pm.

A map is attached for your reference. Please do not hesitate to call us at 633 88 913 for enquiries or directions.Sale price items are valid while stocks last ONLY! (The decision of EpiMusicStore is Final.)So don't miss out this great chance to grab a copy of collectible scores.

-- EPiSTAGE Academy

Where dreams happen.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Daphne Khoo in Esplanade - 23 Jan 09

Our local singer Daphne Khoo the second runner-up of Singapore Idol back in 2004 will be performing live in Esplanade Recital Studio with her originals from her album Desperate and cover songs by her favorite bands this coming Friday.

For more details, visit HERE!!!

Thursday, January 8, 2009

King Kong Jane Performance at Singapore Polytechnic's Open House - 10 Jan 09

Singapore's very own local alternative rock band King Kong Jane will be performing at Singapore Polytechnic this Sat 10 Jan 09. The Sunday Times mentioned them as "Best English Local Act" and they were the winner Power Jam - one of the local band music competitions in Singapore. Those interested, u can look for more details as listed below:

Credits go to King Kong Jane for the information listed below:

Try as I may, I can't seem to find any mention of us on the official website of Singapore Polytechnic's Open House (even though we are featured in their print ads in magazines like 8 Days).So you'll have to make do with this:OMG we're performing for Singapore Polytechnic's Open House this coming Saturday at 12.30pm! Come join in the fun!

King Kong Jane's blog: Click HERE!!!

Alliance Francaise New Year Concert with Jeremy Monteiro - 15-16 Jan 09

Below is some music news on our international renowned local jazz pianist Jeremy Monteiro and his bunch of excellent musicians starting off the New Year 2009 Jan celebration with a concert of music, wine and CHEESE. Did I mention CHEESE for New Year??? Yap I sounds strange to me lol. Would ba Gua and crackers be better??? Anyway here's the news:

Dear Friends,

After a successful Jazzy Christmas Concert on 20th Dec 08 at the Esplanade, Jeremy Monteiro will be back swinging on stage for the 60th Anniversary of Alliance Francaise de Singapour with his Singapore All-Stars Band on 15-16 Jan 09.

The band will bring you jazz standards, refreshing originals, and French repertoire by renowned pianist-composer Michel Legrand, Michel Petrucciani as well as traditional French tunes like Autumn Leaves.

As a celebration for the French Alliance's anniversary, ticket prices are inclusive of WINE and CHEESE, which will be served before the show and during interval.
7.30pm Wine and Cheese Reception
8pm First half of Concert
8.45pm Wine and Cheese Interval
9.05pm Second half of Concert

Ticket prices :
$48 - General Public
$33 - Students/NSF/Seniors
Tickets from SISTIC : 6348 5555

For more information and details, please view attachment.

Hope to see you there and wishing you a Happy New Year.

Best Wishes,
The Showtime Team

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Free Drum Session - Sat 10 Jan 09

A free drumming session by The b.e.a.t.sproject Meetup group is scheduled on this Sat 10 Jan 09.

In order to register for the drumming session, just sign up as a member of Meetup Group and become part of The b.e.a.t.sproject Meetup group .

For more details, check out this link:

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Singapore Hit Awards 2002 Performance from Singaporean local singer Sean

Hey guys

still remember my blog on
Singapore Hit Awards 2008??? Here's my promise to u guys in bringing the video music clip on our local Singaporean singer Sean.

Here's a bit on Sean's music profile: Local singer Sean had travelled, sung and represented Singapore in vocal music competitions against some of the best singers around the world. And seriously when I say the world, I really meant singers from countries as far as Europe. Interestingly it's not yr kind of opera genre which classical music lovers might be compete with ang mo...must be singing some classical songs or opera arias. Its real pop music in different national languages that they were singing !!!

The video below features him giving a live performance of his song on our tcs8 TV channel back in 2002. Enjoy the video clip as I bring more news, videos and music on him and other Singaporean musicians!!!! In the meanwhile, do send news, pictures, music or videos of our local and international Singaporean musicians and singers to me via my email if u guys have such information to promote and support Singapore music!

新加坡金曲奖2002表演-《爱你永远》  Singapore Hit Awards 2002 Performance:

Friday, January 2, 2009

FREE music workshops by EPiSTAGE ACADEMY in Jan 09

Free workshops from a music academy are conducted this week. For more details, pls refer to the following information below:

Following the success of our first 2 rounds of music workshops, we are conducting our third round of FREE music workshops on the first week of January! Please take note of the following timings and sign up while spaces are still available!

2 January 2009, Friday
Guitar workshop, 7 - 8.30pm

3 January 2009, Saturday
Keyboard/jazz piano workshop, 1 - 2.30pm
General vocals workshop, 3 - 4.30pm
Chinese vocals workshop, 5 - 6.30pm

4 January 2009, Sunday
Drums workshop, 1 - 2.30pm
General vocals workshop, 3 - 4.30pm
Chinese vocals workshop, 5 - 6.30pm

Click here to sign up now! For any enquiries, please call 6338 8913 or email

This event is brought to you by EPiSTAGE - EpiClub and

-- EPiSTAGE Academy
Where dreams happen.

5 Coleman St #B1-34
Excelsior Shopping Centre
+65 633 88 913

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Baybeats 2009 Audition is back!

Hi Guys,

Baybeats 2009 is coming back!!! Audition is now open for bands which are interested in performing for the festival. Below are the details:

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