Ng Wei Xuan

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Ng Wei Xuan

 

Wei Xuan's explorations in music have led him to the exciting convergence of diverse art forms, elevating the timeless allure of traditional Chinese music on the Dizi. Wei Xuan reflects fondly upon his participation in Path. 9, a groundbreaking art and sound installation by visionary artist Boedi Widjaja, that captivated audiences during Singapore Art Week 2018. In 2019, he recorded for the local short film Bodhi, an original composition by local composer Sulwyn Lok, winning the Singapore National Youth Film Awards 2019 - Best Original Music Award. In 2021, Wei Xuan premiered Dizi concerto 'From Afar, the Moonlight', composed by Sulwyn Lok, commissioned by the local Chinese Wind Percussion ensemble, Reverberance. In 2023, he premiered chamber work 'The Absence of', composed by local composer Rebecca Tan at Royal College of Music in London.

Wei Xuan was the first runner-up for the Dizi Open category in the National Chinese Music Competition 2018. With a deep-seated passion for Chinese chamber music, Wei Xuan won the first prize for the Ensemble category in Singapore Chinese Music Competition 2020, alongside Reverberance. He also clinched the top spot for the same category in Singapore Chinese Music Competition 2022 with NAFA Chinese Ensemble, a testament to his unwavering commitmentand passion for his craft.

Wei Xuan graduated in 2023 with a Bachelor in Music (Honours) from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, in partnership with the esteemed Royal College of Music (London) and Central Conservatory of Music (Beijing), under the tutelage of Yin Zhiyang. He joined the Singapore Chinese Orchestra as a dizi musician in May 2023.

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