Singapore Chinese Orchestra Composer Workshop 2020

The Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) Composer Workshop aims to provide a stimulating environment for aspiring young composers to discover and develop their fullest potential. Under the guidance of SCO Music Director and Composer-in-Residence, the workshop offers an exposure to a range of compositional approaches for Chinese instruments, and provides an intensive practicum with the world class orchestra.

SCO Composer Workshop 2020 theme will be movie music composition.  We encourage all aspiring young composers to participate.

Special thanks to Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre and Lianhe Zaobao for the provision of winning films from “My Singapore Future” Micro Film Competition for SCO’s Composer Workshop 2020.  

Composer Workshop Day 1 - Talk on Film Scoring

Date: 13 March 2020, Friday
Time: 7:30 – 9pm
Venue: Exhibition Hall (level 1)

Renowned Hong Kong film score composer Lincoln Lo will be sharing about various aspects of film music and its importance in today’s movie industry. Since 1996, he has scored, composed, arranged and produced music for over 250 films, 30 television drama series and over 200 television commercials throughout his music career. He was named “The Youngest Platinum Music Producer” in Hongkong in 1997 and was invited by SCO to collaborate with SCO Maestro Tsung Yeh and composer for our Huayi 2014 production Ruan Lingyu’s The Goddess – A Silent Film Concert. Since then, he has become a frequent collaborator with SCO and Esplanade, performing together in 2016, 2017 and 2020 in Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts. His most recent works with SCO is Unspoken Melodies: Silent Film Classics in Concert in February 2020.

On the topic of Film Scoring, he will discuss about the following aspects to gain insights about the role of film music:

· Film scoring procedures

· Movie post-production

· Audio production

· History of sound technology – from mono-stereo to Dolby Surround and Dolby Atoms.

The sharing session will be conducted in Mandarin.

Members of the public are welcome to attend the workshop by registration.

Admission is free.

Composer Workshop Day 2 - Orchestra Score Reading
Composer Workshop Day 2 - Sharing
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