An exceptionally talented musician, Mingtse has been playing the violin and piano since the tender age of four. She was awarded the Licentiate in Violin Performance of the Royal Schools of Music at age 19, and has been a member of the Singapore National Youth Orchestra (SNYO) since age 12. She has also been performing as soloist on many occasions since the age of 10.
Yingtse Chen Ouw
Yingtse has been playing the violin and piano since the age of four, and has since been invited to perform as a soloist for many VIPs including then Deputy Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Dr Tony Tan and war veteran Elizabeth Choy. In 2003, Yingtse earned the ABRSM graded examinations Top Scorer title in Singapore. Pursuing her keen interest in violin, she obtained the DipABRSM in Violin Performance and later studied music as an “O” level subject.
The young and talented Zara started playing the violin at the age of 6 and has been performing extensively ever since. As the Concert Master of the Dunman High School String Ensemble, she led the ensemble in attaining the Gold with Honours award at the 2007 Singapore Youth Festival Central Judging Competitions. She also performed with the ensemble as a soloist in its annual public performance at the Victoria Concert Hall.
Beverly Hiong has held the position of principal cellist of the Singapore National Youth Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Music Makers, Singapore. She has also been a member of the Singapore Lyric Opera Orchestra. Beverly performed on the electric cello in the recent Youth Olympic Games opening ceremony and also played in the closing ceremony.