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13 Mar 2020

SCO Composer Workshop 2020 新加坡华乐团作曲家工作坊 2020

This is a two-day workshop organised by Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) on 13 and 14 March 2020.

About this Event
Organised by Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO), the 2-day Composer Workshop on 13 and 14 March 2020 comprises of a talk, score reading session and a sharing discussion. This workshop is held in various venues at the Singapore Conference Hall.

Through the workshop, SCO aims to:

· Provide opportunities for aspiring composers to experience writing orchestral compositions
· Introduce a range of compositional approaches for Chinese instruments



· 为年轻作曲家提供华乐作曲方面等相关咨询与实践机会
· 介绍各种华乐乐器的作曲及配乐法

Composer Workshop Day 1 – Talk on Film Scoring
13 Mar 2020, Friday
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Exhibition Hall (level 1), Singapore Conference Hall

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.




· 电影音乐分析程序
· 电影后期制作
· 音频制作
· 音响技术的历史:从单声道到杜比环绕声和杜比全景声



Composer Workshop Day 2 – Orchestra Score Reading
14 Mar 2020 (Sa)
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM(Score Reading Session)
SCO Concert Hall (Level 3), Singapore Conference Hall

Under the baton of SCO Music Director Tsung Yeh, SCO will read the works of 9 selected pieces submitted for the Composer Workshop.

The theme for this year is Movie Music Composition, where participants will compose music based on selected films from the “My Singapore Style” Micro Film Competition held in 2018. This competition was jointly organised by Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations (SFCCA), Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) and Chinese Daily Lianhe Zaobao.

The selected films are:

1. Joss Sticks and Paper Shop
A father who wishes to pass down his joss stick and paper shop to his daughter who has no interest in taking over.

2. Still
Life of an ordinary guy around olden places in Singapore.

3. Children Under the Roof
A fresh kinship blossoms between a landlord and tenant as they pursue their dreams and stride towards a better future.

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

Admission is free.





1. 纸品店

2. 安静

3. 屋檐下的孩子


Composer Workshop Day 2 – Sharing Session
14 Mar 2020 (Sa)
6.30 PM – 9.50 PM
Exhibition Hall (Level 1), Singapore Conference Hall

SCO Music Director Tsung Yeh, Composer-in-Residence Law Wai Lun, SCO Sectional Principals and musicians will be providing feedback for workshop participants to improve and share about their respective compositions.

The sharing session will be conducted in Mandarin.

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

Admission is free.