Music Director - Dr. Tay Teow Kiat
Dr. Tay Teow Kiat is the Music Director of Ding Yi Music Company, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts City Chinese Orchestra, the Dunman High School Performing Arts Centre, as well as the President of the Singapore Chinese Instrumental Music Association. He has received numerous awards, including the Cultural Medallion in 1993 and the Long Service Medal (Education Service) in 1997.
Dr. Tay has presented concerts that delight local audiences and enhanced the ties between Singapore and China through music. He has been invited to conduct professional Chinese orchestras in Shanghai, Tianjin, Shanxi and Shandong. Dr. Tay was also invited to grace many international Chinese music conferences and competitions, where he was a judge for some competitions.
With 40 years of experience in presenting concerts, Dr. Tay has brought many wonderful music experiences to audiences. His passion and interest in grooming young talents has motivated him to nurture many Chinese instrumentalists, contributing to the development of Chinese music in Singapore.