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The Noisy Forest by Phang Kok Jun [Online]

10 Oct 2020 (Sa) 2:30 PM 11 Oct 2020 (Su) 5:00 PM Online Part of Esplanade Presents | Octoburst!

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Everything can be made into music. In The Noisy Forest, explore new ways of playing with sound with your little ones through a guided online experience.

Before the session, each adult-child pair will receive a complimentary instrument construction kit to assemble. After a 15 minutes play session, there will be a 15 minutes discussion with the creative team to gather feedback from attendees.

The Noisy Forest is part of PLAYlab, a developmental platform that supports the creation process of new productions for young audiences.

About Phang Kok Jun

Known to be a multifaceted composer, Phang Kok Jun has a diverse repertoire that spans across many genres including concert music, theatre, and multimedia. Drawing influences from a wide variety of musical styles as well as from growing up in an energetic and culturally diverse Singapore, Kok Jun has been described as a composer who “comfortably melds Chinese, Western and popular idioms to excellent effect”.

An award-winning composer both locally and internationally, Kok Jun had been dubbed by The Straits Times as one of “30 rising stars under 30” in Singapore’s arts, entertainment and lifestyle. He is currently Composer-in-Residence of Ding Yi Music Company (DYMC), and is featured in major productions around the world, working with international orchestras, theatre companies, chamber groups, directors, conductors and soloists.

He read music composition at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore and the Peabody Conservatory of Music, Johns Hopkins University. Principal composition teachers include Eric Watson, Ho Chee Kong, Oscar Bettison and Kevin Puts.



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