DISCUSSION FORUM

Day 1, Friday

5:30 – 6:30 PM

Topic Description:

Many professionally trained pianists do not only focus on solo performances. In fact, more often than not pianists work in collaboration with other instrumentalists, vocalists, choirs or the orchestra. This forum explores the careers outside of solo work that graduating pianists would probably encounter, and discusses what are the skillsets that would be desirable in such varied careers.

Day 2, Saturday

4:00 – 5:00 PM


The Present Situation and Prospect of Composition in Malaysia Composition (In Mandarin)

马来西亚作曲界的现状及展望


Moderator 主持人 : Dr Wong Chee Wei 黄志伟博士

Panelist 嘉宾 : Dr Chong Kee Yong 钟启荣博士

Mr Yii Kah Hoe 余家和先生

Mr Simon Kong Su Leong 江赐良先生

Topic Description:

马来西亚作曲界的现状及展望 - 以马来西亚现代作曲家协会的视角出发

二十一世纪,马来西亚作曲家活跃于音乐创作,并在国际音乐舞台上崭露头角。以

二战后代表的现代音乐语言,涵盖舞台、映像、即兴等元素的跨界艺术,以及华乐传承的变迁发展等,为多元层次的艺术创作。马来西亚现代作曲家协会(SMCC)的成立,是为结合作曲家的力量,为推动音乐艺术创作,并带动音乐文化的发展,向未来展望。

Day 3, Sunday 1:15 – 2:15 PM



An Die Musik: The First Voice Vocalists Fell In Love With (In Mandarin)

《致音樂 ——歌唱家們的聲樂初體驗》


Moderator 主持人 : Stefano Chen, Tenor 男高音陳穎豪

Panelist 嘉宾 : Cecilia Yap, Soprano 女高音葉潔芝

Tan Chee Shen, Tenor 男高音陳志軒

William Lee, Baritone 男中音林偉林

Topic Description:

座談會主持人男高音陳穎豪,將通過三位資深的演唱演員,女高音葉潔芝、男中音林偉林和青年男高音陳志軒,聊聊他們在步入專業學習前,是因為聽到哪一位歌唱家的現場演唱或錄音,燃起了內心對音樂的渴望,從而立志要投身美聲歌唱的學習,並造就了現在歌劇舞台上熠熠發光的他們。屆時也讓他們追溯以前的自己,回歸到音樂觸動人心的原點,各抒己見地闡述美聲歌唱的魅力所在,並何以用這一生持續的努力學習,以期達到美聲藝術中『真善美』的圓滿願景。

Day 3, Sunday 5:30 – 6:30 PM


Topic Description:

Panelists from different countries share their outreach experiences as musicians AND their professions as teacher, humanitarian, professor of allied health sciences, CEO, luthier, and medical doctor. Panelists will share the sustainability of their respective outreach program, the setbacks as well as creative resolves in overcoming adversities, especially in this prolonged Covid-19 pandemic. The importance of a supportive music outreach community such as this Music Festival, to ensure continuity of the programs. 。