j’adore (string quartet)
J’adore’s elegant execution of every piece of music is the reason the classy foursome have been invited to perform at many important events. Their repertoire ranges from jazz, classical, romantic and broadway classics which makes them a popular choice for a repertoire that appeal to the masses.
elgar quek (violin)
Elgar kwek is a violin performance graduate with honours from Britain’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD), He had been a performer since the age of 9. Catapulted from the position of 1st violinist and rotating concert master from 1985 to 1991 with Singapore Youth Orchestra, he participated in several international music festivals. He is most noted as a guest violin soloist in the Aspen Music Festival during the late 1990s while performing with UBS Verbier Orchestra as 1st violinist.
Quartette Bleu, as the world’s first and only blue string quartet, has also proved its popularity with wedding proposal performances as well as engagement parties. Its unique and gorgeous color is also a perfect choice as an attractive music centerpiece for events in the fashion couture industry.
An immaculate blend of purity, light, innocence and simplicity, Quartette Blanc is the world’s first and only white string quartet and proudly calls Singapore its home. Prized for its ultra chic fashion aesthetics, the quartet has been invited to perform at numerous high- profile events ranging from private bankers’ luncheons to product launches for major brands.
piezo (electric strings & drums)
Acclaimed for its intensely emotional musicianship and highly electrifying artistry, PIEZO shatters musical boundaries through its plethoric sound creations on an all-electric strings platform, layered across multiple
sound effects processors. Armed with a unique repertoire that includes original arrangements of chart-topping English and K-Pop hits, PIEZO offers a colorful sound spectrum that spans from beautiful electro-acoustic tones to dazzling effects-driven rock sounds.
Emanating a rich glow of luxury, Quartette D’or is string quartet at its finest, offering an impeccably crafted visual and aural appreciation of lush string music. This stunning gold quartet is perfectly suited for award ceremonies and special gala events as a symbol of the eternal pursuit of immeasurable honor, excellence and the pinnacle of personal achievements.
jana fries (harp)
Since her relocation to Singapore in 2004, Jana continues to play the harp professionally with Orchestras such as the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore Lyric Opera, The Philharmonic Winds, Singapore Festival Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, Orchestra of the Music Makers and is engaged in solo performances for VIP visits, functions, events and weddings.
Eilidh began playing the harp at the age of seven and was awarded scholarship five years later. Since then, all her education in the harp were supported by prestigious scholarships. She has received much recognition in her work and she has performed with many well-known orchestras for the Elite and Royal on many occasions.
sammin ang (piano)
An accomplished musicians and music director who have played professionally for 21 years, Sammin performs classical, blues, rock n roll, soul, funk, r&b and jazz standards. He has performed for many hotels and nightspots like The Regent, Marina Mandarin and Sentosa’s Beaufort with famous local jazz songbird, Dawn Ho etc
mei sheum (piano)
Much has been said and written since her entry into the music scene at a tender age. All of it good and most of it insufficient. Nascent thought her talent was at 19, it was a forgone conclusion that in the years to come, she would develop into arguably one of Singapore’s finest musician. Mei has also shared the stage with world-renowned artistes such as Wynton Marsalis, Ernie Watts and Eric Marienthal. Her work has taken her round the g l o be.
benjamin boo (piano)
Benjamin Boo has been recognized as one of Singapore’s most outstanding prodigies and pianists. His mastery over the art of improvisation and impressive technical proficiency has taken him in many different directions, propelling him to forge a distinct style and hence, establishing a rare reputation. By the young age of 11, Benjamin had already produced three albums, “Pop On Ivories”, “Classical On Ivories” and “Benji Boogie Boo”, leaving his mark as one of
Singapore’s finest talents.
rick smith (guitar)
Rick is an accomplished jazz guitarist with over thirty years of professional experience. He has performed with many well-known international artists on stage and on recordings in the United States, Asia and Southeast Asia. He performs nightly at Harry’s Quayside Bar at Boat Quay, and speaks and reads Mandarin fluently after spending six years in Taipei arranging songs for popular pop stars.
daniel purmono (guitar)
Instead of playing guitar in the band, in this context he plays band in the guitar. He simulates the bass line, chords, grooves and melody simultaneously in a guitar. Expect some chill-out live music that put you in the good mood.
rit xu (flute)
Singapore-based award winning jazz flutist, composer, educator and bandleader, Rit Xu has emerged as a leading light of his generation and is slowly gaining international recognition for his lyrical, thoughtful and introspective musical voice on the flute. His passionate, wholehearted and at times highly energetic performances has reached and inspired listeners from Singapore, Japan, and Taiwan to Mexico, Slovakia, Switzerland, South Africa and the United States, amongst many other countries.
boon chye (saxophone)
Boon Chye is a saxophonist extraordinaire, playing the soprano, alto, tenor and even the baritone saxophones. In his 28 years of professional experience, he has played alongside some of Hong Kong’s most notable artistes in live concerts like Sandy Lam, Aaron Kwok, Tony Leung, Chyi Yu, Hacken Lee and even Singapore’s own Ho Yeow Sun, Dick Lee, Eric Moo and Jacintha Abisheganathan.
Based in Singapore, Jeff Zhai Jian is a young, vibrant and talented saxophonist and experienced instructor who has been featured and performed saxophone on mediacorp TV show. He was regarded as “Singapore’s Kenny G” by Mediacorp TV channel 5. He plays Kenny G style soprano sax music, smooth jazz music and other types of saxophone music.
daniel chia (saxophone)
Daniel Chia is a seasoned and in-demand saxophonist in Singapore, having established himself as one of the most versatile players in the scene. With his roots established in classical music, he has also immersed himself in the study of jazz and is equally adept at any genre of music.
candy lur (yangqin)
Candy has been playing the yangqin (Chinese dulcimer) for more than 15 years. In every performance, Candy takes efforts to understand the background and preference of her audience and caters her rep-ertoire suitably, thus gaining praises from her clients who call her the “jukebox of gig music”.Candy has performed in many countries such as Thailand, China, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She is often invited to perform as a guest musician in traditional and contemporary orchestras
erhu yangqin duet
Candy also organises and manages musicians for events. Ensembles of various instrumental combinations and sizes are available for hire. This is the most commonly engaged duet for cocktail receptions, home parties and private events. An oriental version of thepiano-violin duo, the erhu-yangqin combination is highly versatile.
The 3 piece ensemble is a common configuration our clients choose to have for their events. It consists of Chinese orchestral instruments such as yangqin, erhu, pipa, dizi, guzheng and zhongruan. The ensemble will play a repertoire suitable for the occasion and theme of the event. A selection of traditional Chinese music, Golden Classics, English Oldies, Chinese and English Pop, film music are all possible. Clients may make their preference known and indicate any song dedications if required.
The 4 piece ensemble is a common configuration our clients choose to have for their events. It consists of Chinese orchestral instruments such as yangqin, erhu, pipa, dizi, guzheng and zhongruan. The ensemble will play a repertoire suitable for the occasion and theme of the event. A selection of traditional Chinese music, Golden Classics, English Oldies, Chinese and English Pop, film music are all possible. Clients may make their preference known and indicate any song dedications if required.