Mr Adrian Chiang has been appointed Resident Conductor of the Philharmonic Youth Winds since May 2008.
Over the time that he has worked with Phil Youths, he has built a warm rapport with the members of Phil Youths, and has enjoyed every moment of sharing his love, knowledge and passion for music with the ensemble.
Mr Adrian Chiang is concurrently the Resident Conductor of the Maris Alumni Wind Ensemble, the Singapore Polytechnic Symphonic Band, the Tampines Junior College Symphonic Winds, Maris Stella Symphonic Band (Secondary), Chong Boon Symphonic Band and Maris Stella Concert Band (Primary).
Trained in his
formative musical years in the euphonium and piano, Mr Adrian Chiang
was made student conductor at the tender age of 14.
At the age of 18, he
started learning the bass trombone under the tutelage of David Wong, and was performing with the Singapore National Youth Orchestra within 3 months of learning the instrument.
also played in the Singapore Armed Forces Band during his
National Service, and was appointed the Assistant Brass Leader of the Singapore Armed Forces Band B.
direction, the Philharmonic Youth Winds
attained a Gold award and emerged amongst the Top Three groups of the Singapore International Band Festival
(SIBF) 2010 in the Open Division.
In 2008, he
also led the group to attain the only Gold award and Top award of the SIBF
Mr Adrian Chiang
has been conducting various wind bands and providing brass tutorials since 1999 from primary to tertiary level.
At the same time, he holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from NUS, and is also currently the Acting Orchestra Manager of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra.