Lecture- Recital: Humor in Late Debussy by Dr. Lucas Wong

Dr. Lucas Wong is no stranger to our Institute of Music as he has conducted masterclasses and lecture-recitals here in UCSI University prior to this. He began his early training at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts and is a graduate of University of British Columbia (B.Mus) and Yale School of Music (M.M, M.M.A, … More Lecture- Recital: Humor in Late Debussy by Dr. Lucas Wong

Should musicians ever play for free? — An afternoon with Ralph Jaccodine & Sharon Wong

This article is part of a 2-part series of the Music Industry Forum held last July, at UCSI University. For Part 1 of the write-up, click here. “Should musicians ever play for free?” Ralph Jaccodine (RJ): While some people felt that musicians should never play for free, you should see the value that the opportunity … More Should musicians ever play for free? — An afternoon with Ralph Jaccodine & Sharon Wong

Music Industry Forum – An Afternoon with Ralph Jaccodine and Sharon Wong

As music students, it is often easy to dedicate ourselves solely to practicing and to forget about the practicalities of our industry. We forget to think about questions like: “How do I get my music discovered? When is it time to get a manager for myself/my band/my group? What’s the direction for the music industry … More Music Industry Forum – An Afternoon with Ralph Jaccodine and Sharon Wong

Lecture-Recital by Ensemble Virama

Ensemble Virama is a newly-formed, eclectic ensemble of top-notch Malaysian musicians, set up by Howard Ng, the ensemble’s oboist. Besides Howard, the ensemble comprises of lecturers at UCSI University’s Institute of Music violinist Ooi Khai Ern, violist Angela Lou, pianist Yong Sue Yi, clarinetist Lawrence Fong, together with double bassist Eugenia Lou. Held in UCSI … More Lecture-Recital by Ensemble Virama

UCSI IMus at MPYO

There is something deliciously satisfying about Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (MPYO) camps. It must be the combination of intense music-making (minimum six-hour rehearsals daily on average, sometimes even nine hours), staying in a five-star hotel, learning from world-class conductors and tutors and playing an exhilarating concert that consistently leads to what is fondly referred to … More UCSI IMus at MPYO

More Than Music – A Violin-Piano Recital by Abigail Sin and Loh Jun Hong

  UCSI University had the privilege to have both Jun Hong Loh and Abigail Sin perform at our Recital Hall on 26th May, 2015 during our lunchtime recital. Their programme consists of 6 pieces/sets of songs. The repertoire started off with Elgar’s Salut d’amour, Op. 12, a rather famous piece. I was very much intrigued … More More Than Music – A Violin-Piano Recital by Abigail Sin and Loh Jun Hong