Monday, December 28, 2009

Open House 2010

Hello all~

Open House 2010 is from 7 - 9 January 2010! In preparation for this, there will be additional practices on 7, 8 January 2010 from 6.30pm to 9.30pm, and 9 January 2010 at 10am. All the practices are compulsory, and BE PUNCTUAL. Sectional Leaders, please remind your members again during sectionals.

The Orchestra will be performing on 9 January 2010, whereas the Percussion Ensemble will perform on 7 to 9 January 2010. Please be properly and neatly attired in Green CO shirt, dark coloured jeans and covered shoes.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

NYPCO Camp 2009!!


Let me guess..

After a success of Beautiful Sunday performance, many of us must be thinking.. "When is the Qing Gong Yan?! Why don't have Qing Gong Yan!"

What you all want/desire for is finally HERE! A group of year 1s have organized the NYPCO Camp 2009 and the details are as follwed:

NYPCO Camp 2009
Date: 26 December 2009, Saturday to 27 December 2009, Sunday (overnight)
Reporting time: 11.15am (26 December 2009)
Ending time: 5.30pm (27 December 2009)
Venue: CO Room (A240)

Everyone is ENCOURAGED to attend the camp to get to know more about your friends in CO, and see the crazy and fun side of them! ALL ALUMNI MEMBERS & INSTRUCTORS ARE INVITED TO OUR CAMP TOO! :D

The camp will be a very bonding and fun-filled camp, so dun miss it! Other than Qing Gong Yan, there will be a Christmas Gift Exchange, and Graduation Day for Year 3 members! For the Christmas Gift Exchange, each member is to bring a nicely wrapped gift, cost within $5.

Note: Please buy something NICE, MEANINGFUL etc for the gift exchange ok! We dont want to give the gift recipients an unexpected "surprise"! =P

See you there! =D

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Musical Variations! (Continued)

Dear all!

First and foremost, thank you for all your efforts and time in preparation for the Annual Concert at SCH! Great job yea! Not forgetting our dedicated alumni members, thanks for coming back to perform with us.

Next, my deepest and most sincere gratitude to Mr Mike Chiang and his fellow team of instructors! Without them stressing and drilling us for the past few months, we couldnt have performed so well on stage!

And yups! Thanks to Mr Tan Kah Yong too, for his wonderful compositions of music, Musique de Cuisine, One Night in Beijing and other pop songs he composed during for us before Beautiful Sunday.

Also, thanks alot to Jacqueline for her wonderful flash animations for Tian Wang and Musique de Cuisine. (: I know you have spent alot of time, so XIN KU NI LE~ ! :D

Lastly, thanks to Jacqueline and Alex for posting some videos of the songs we performed for Annual Concert! For those who missed the concert, you may view the videos below or visit Youtube and search for "NYPCO" to watch the videos!

One Night in Beijing

Kentucky and Suzanna

Hungarian Dance No. 5

Musique de Cuisine

That's all for this post! Since everyone is having tests now, all the best to all of you!! :D Jiayou and see you during practices!

Friday, September 18, 2009

Musical Variations @ Singapore Conference Hall

Hi all!

Nanyang Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra proudly presents our annual concert, entitled "MUSICAL VARIATIONS"!

We will be playing a wide variety of songs, from traditional Chinese music to Western pieces! This is NYPCO's first annual concert held at Singapore Conference Hall, so please do support us and be our audience!

For ticket enquiries, please feel free to contact our President,
Zi Wei or the Vice Presidents, Cheng Heng or Yu Yue by clicking our names!

Hope to see you there! =D

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Exam Break

Hi all!

Due to the final semestral exams in August, all practices will stop from 10 August 2009 to 6 September 2009. Practices will resume from 7 September 2009. Practice time will be as usual, 6.30pm to 9.30pm.

Sectional Leaders, please remind your members and instructors to turn up for practices. When practice resume, there will be a Guan Mo Hui all Set B members at the end of September.

Lastly, ALL THE BEST to all who are having exams! Good luck and jiayou! Must do well for your exams alright! :D

Saturday, August 08, 2009

NYPCO on Facebook~

Hi all!

Due to the success of our Beautiful Sunday performance on 12 July 2009, we have created a FAN PAGE for Nanyang Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra! You may click here or the link on the right hand side of the blog to view and join the fan page. Everyone is open to become fan of NYPCO! ^_^

Thanks all members for your hard work and effort in July! Also, thanks to all the members of the public and friends who went down to Esplanade to support us! Without you all, our performance won't be that successful! =D

Also, much gratitude to Alex for creating the page, as well as converting and posting of our Beautiful Sunday videos on Youtube for public view! For those who missed our live performance at Esplanade, do search for NYPCO on Youtube for the videos!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

NYPCO was written a POEM!!

After our esplanade performance, A member of public from Shang Hai actually passed us a poem he has written!! Take a look :D
This is what we manage to decipher

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Practices at Cheng San CC

Hello everyone!

As you all know, we are left with 15 days to Beautiful Sunday performance. And unfortunately, NYP has extended the holidays due to H1N1, no activities and classes are to be held in school during the extended week of holidays. However, our practices will be as usual at Cheng San CC.

The practice schedule is as followed:

29 June 2009 (Mon) (6.30pm to 9.30pm)
Cello & Bass

30 June 2009 (Tue) (6.30pm to 9.30pm)
Sheng & Suona
Plucked Strings

1 -3 July 2009 (Wed to Fri) (6.30pm to 9.30pm)
Combined Practice

4 July 2009 (Sat) (9am to 3pm)
Combined Practice

Note: Set B practices are CANCELLED due to insufficient rooms. Sectional Leaders, please inform your Set B members and instructors about it.

Please take note of the aboved schedule and be punctual! Those who do not know how to go Cheng San CC, please inform your SLs and meet them.

Thanks and jiayou for your upcoming tests! See you!

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Beautiful Sunday @ Esplanade

Hello everyone!

As you all know, we are once again invited by Esplanade to perform for "Beautiful Sunday" on 12 July 2009! And this time, we are playing Chinese pop songs! Cool right? LOL! We are also having additional practices once again on Saturdays. The schedule is as followed:

- 6 June 2009 (9am to 2pm)
- 20 June 2009 (9am to 2pm)
- 27 June 2009 (9am to 2pm)
- 3 July 2009 (6.30pm to 9.30pm)
- 4 July 2009 (9am to 2pm)
- 10 July 2009 (6.30pm to 9.30pm)
- 11 July 2009 (9am to 6pm)

Venue: A248 (TFA Function Room)

The rooms will be opened at 9am sharp!! Please come PUNCTUALLY at 9am to move and set up the chairs and instruments by 9.20am so that practice can start punctually at 9.30am.

The repertoire for Beautiful Sunday is as followed:

1) 安静了- S.H.E
2) 情歌王 - 古巨基
3) 如燕 - Olivia Ong (Little Nyonya's theme song)
4) 我怀念的 - 孙燕姿
5) 我要快乐 - 张惠妹
6) 听海 - 张惠妹
7) 屋顶 - 吴宗宪/周杰伦 & 温岚

And yup, you are welcomed to invite your friends and families to watch the performance. Afterall, it is free of charge and no sale of tickets. (:

Lastly, I know it's ICA week now, so all the best to all for you! Jiayou! :D

Friday, May 29, 2009

Young Musician Camp 2009

Dear all,

There will be an event "young musician camp 2009" organised by NYPCO on the 15th and 16th June 2009. There will be Secondary School coming down to join us.
The Schools are Beatty Sec, Mayflower Sec and Northland Sec!

On the second day of the event, there will be a concert at 10 am. All the school will be involve in the sectional ensumble. And end with a combine. Each Secondary school will also be playing a few songs for the audience!

If you are interest in watching. please do email mi at to book the number of ticket.

Time: 10am - 1pm
Venue: nanyang polytechnic auditorium
Price: Free

Saturday, May 02, 2009

Theory lessons

Hello everyone!

Please take note that theory lessons conducted by our conductor, Mr Mike Chiang, will start this coming week. The details for the theory lessons are as followed:

4 May 2009 (Monday) - 6pm to 9pm
6 May 2009 (Wednesday) - 2pm to 5pm
8 May 2009 (Friday) - 6pm to 9pm
Things to bring: Writing materials
Venue: A240 [Chinese Orchestra Room] :)

Please note down the timing and venue and be punctual yea! Current members are welcomed and encouraged to join in the theory lessons!

PS: Our Chinese Orchestra Room is located at Blk A, beside Theatre for the Arts. Please enter from the BLUE door beside TFA and you will see our room!

Monday, April 27, 2009

Thank you (:


Thanks to all for your help and cooperation during Club Crawl 2009 to promote and attract freshies to join Chinese Orchestra! And some of you actually walked around the Sports Hall, and the whole NYP with the holding boards to advertise NYPCO! Really appreciated your hard work!

Next, good job to all the performers for putting us such a good performance for both days. Not forgetting our student conductor-cum-Vice President, Cheng Heng, for conducting and leading the orchestra well during the performance! *clap clap*

Lastly, to all percussionists! Thank you for all your hard work for the past 2 months in preparation of Tribal Beat. You guys put up a great performance!

Since school has started, everyone jiayou for your studies alright! Do remember to turn up for practices also!

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Club Crawl 2009

Hi everyone!

Please take note that Club Crawl will be on 22 and 23 April 2009.

The repertoire will be:

- Tribal Beat

- Ultraman

- Beatles Medley (Bar 56 onwards)

- Lian Zou (5)


Meeting time: 1pm sharp

Please be punctual and report at Sports Hall by 12.45pm! Excuse letters will be issued!

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Sectional Leaders for AY 2009/10

Hello everyone!

I am here to announce the new batch of SLs for the year!

Dizi: Nai Zheng
Sheng & Suona: Hui Yi
Plucked Strings: Huijun, Michelle
Huqin: Xiao Yang, Yubing
Cello & Bass: Esmond
Percussion: Zi Hui

Congrats to them yea! Please do look for them if you have any enquiries. Thanks!

Monday, March 02, 2009

Resume of Sectional

Greetings to all!

Please note that sectional resumes from today onwards! SLs please inform all your members, including the alumnis, to turn up for practices.

MondayDizi, Cello & Bass
TuesdaySheng & Suona, Plucked Strings
WednesdayCombined Practice
ThursdayHuqin, Percussion

Time: 6.30pm to 9.30pm

I posted the sectional days in case anyone forgets when his/her sectional is.

And yeah! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! Enjoy yourselves!

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Resume of Practice

Hi everyone!

Practice will resume on 25th February 2009. It's a combined practice, so please remember to bring your scores and your skills back! =))

All the best for your semestral end exams! Do your best alright! See ya guys!

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Committee 2009/2010!!

Hi all!

The new batch of committee for 2009 & 2010 has been chosen! Lets congratulate them! ^_^

*Note that the secretary for the year is Liting also =)

*ClapClap!* Jiayou new committee members in bringing NYPCO to a new level! Well done in your interview today!! =)

Happy new year and good luck for your exams!