AKS 2018 Featured Speaker: Albert Tay (Singapore)

15-18 August 2018

Kaohsiung, Taiwan | 高雄,台灣


Topics by Albert Tay @ AKS 2018

  • Keynote Speech


About

Composer-conductor Albert Tay is in demand internationally as a musician, educator and adjudicator. Apart from guest conducting, he has delivered keynote lectures and professional development courses for musicians and educators, and has given workshops for choral and instrumental ensembles. His work has taken him to various cities in Asia, Europe and USA on invitation by award-winning choirs, as well as various national institutions, associations and foundations for choirs and/or education.

As founding director of the Kodly Academy of Music (Singapore), Albert oversees the arts company that has been spearheading the Asia Kodly Symposium (AKS) in collaboration with his alma mater, the Kodly Institute of the Liszt Academy of Music. Albert taught choral conducting at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), music appreciation & ensemble skills at Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), and trained Ministry of Education (MOE) music teachers at the Academy of Singapore Teachers
(AST).

Albert was conductor for the premieres of Dr. John Sharpleys (USA-SG) chamber opera The Tanglin Tree and Luo Mai Shuos (PRC) Fighter Writer Yu for soloist, Chinese orchestra and chorus. Albert was chorus master for the live-to-screen projection of Lord of the Rings, Richard Wagners opera The Flying Dutchman, Disney-Square Enixs Kingdom Hearts World Tour and has commissioned and premiered numerous Singaporean works ranging from opera, choral to solo voice. His choirs have consistently garnered top reviews and prizes internationally.

The NAFA alumnus credits his teachers, Professor Peter Erdei, Leong Yoon Pin, Professor Laszlo Nemes, Dr. Kelly Tang, Jennifer Tham and Dr. Zechariah Goh as major influences in his journey as a musician, and is grateful to the International Kodly Society, National Arts Council (Singapore) and NAFA for scholarships that supported his degree and post-graduate studies. Albert was awarded the professional title of Magister Chori and is an honorary member of The Association of Croatian Choral Directors.

创作兼指挥家,郑维诚常被邀请前往世界各地担任指挥、教育讲师和评审。除了担任客席指挥,他也常为音乐工作者和音乐教育工作者办有关合唱团和器乐团的讲座和有助专业发展的课程。他因许多知名合唱团以及各大学府,协会和合唱机构之邀而到亚洲,欧洲和美洲等地的城市工作。

身为新加坡柯大宜学院的创始董事,维诚负责监管承办亚洲柯大宜研讨会的艺团与母校匈牙利柯大宜音乐学院-李斯特音乐学院的合作。维诚也曾在南洋艺术学院教导合唱指挥、新跃社科大学教导音乐鉴赏和排练技巧以及曾在新加坡教师学院为教育部训练音乐老师。

维诚是Dr. John Sharpleys (U.S.A.-Singapore)所创作的室内歌剧 The Tanglin Tree 的首演指挥。他也担任过罗麦朔(中华人民共和国)作家斗士。玉 写给华乐团、合唱团以及男中音的首演指挥。 维诚是魔戒现场音乐表演、*Richard Wagner The Flying Dutchman、迪斯尼-Square Enixs Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour 的合唱指挥。维诚也曾委托,首演发表无数新加坡作品,包括歌剧、合唱去与独唱作品。

维诚的教育理念和合唱教育方针是:培育优质品格、提供歌者自学和自我发现的音乐工具、创意表达、自律与欢快的音乐创作过程。这使到他所带领的合唱团在国际赛事上广受好评及获奖无数。

维诚想感谢以下恩师:Peter Erdei教授, 梁荣平老师, Laszlo Nemes 博士,Kelly Tang博士, 谭秀英老师和吴多才博士,他们在维诚的音乐道路上起着重大的影响。他也十分感激国际柯大宜协会、新加坡艺术理事会以及南洋艺术学院所提供的奖学金以助他完成学位。维诚获由克罗地亚合唱指挥协会所颁发的专业殊荣Magister Chori,以表扬他在教育专业合唱指挥的贡献以及他出色的艺术工作成就。他也成为了克罗地亚合唱指挥协会的荣誉会员。


15-18 August 2018

Kaohsiung, Taiwan | 高雄,台灣