Chinese Orchestra (EVGCO)
The Evergreen Chinese Orchestra (EVGCO) was created in July 2006 with a conductor and instructors who are experienced musicians from the Singapore Chinese Orchestra. They have provided valuable expertise and knowledge to the EVGCO members. With the guidance of the teachers and instructors, the EVGCO has grown and gained recognition at the Singapore Youth Festival Arts Presentations.
As a multi-racial Performing Arts CCA group, the orchestra emphasizes teamwork, perseverance, positive attitude, and care. Members demonstrate these values through their dedication during practices, striving for excellence and perfection in their individual musical sections, and collaborating harmoniously in all performances.
Teacher in Charge: Mr Yeo Gim Sng (I/C), Mr Henry Lee (2I/C), Mdm Norhayati Jidin and Ms Tan Wah Sing
Sections: erhu, yangqin, ruan, liuqin, pipa, flute, sheng, suona, cello, double bass, percussions
||TEO HONG YAN
||CHAI MING JIE & LIM HUAN YU
||GOH WAN RU (COORDINATOR) & JASPER WONG & PHANG HUI XIN
|DISCIPLINE MISTRESS/ MASTER
||LIM HUAN YU & MARKUS CHENG
||LING YU EN
||HO XIN YUN
||THAN YI TING & CAYLIE WEE
||PHYLISS ANG (COORDINATOR) & GUO SITING & ELIZABETH PHYO & LIM JUN ZE
||JASPER WONG & PHYLISS ANG & SHEN XUNZHAO & HO XIN YUN & CHLOE CHAI & ZANN YOON & CHEN SI JIN
|ASST SECTION LEADERS
||TEY QIAO YUAN & NOOR SAFIRA BINTE MOHD RASHID & JACQUELYN LEE & WONG YU TONG & THOR EE QUAN & LIM KAI XUAN ISABEL & EU ZI TING & CHUA RUI EN & LIM JUN ZE
Life of an EVG Chinese Orchestra Member
EVG Chinese Orchestra offers members a truly enriching experience, even for students with no musical background. It is heartening to see how individuals, regardless of their prior knowledge, learn to read musical notes and play various instruments with remarkable proficiency. The orchestra also provides an exceptional opportunity for potential students to showcase their leadership skills through various roles in organizing events, managing logistics, and coordinating performances within and outside of the school.
Furthermore, the orchestra fosters camaraderie and teamwork among members. Students learn the importance of bonding and working together harmoniously to achieve common goals. Through rigorous practice and rehearsals, they not only refine their musical skills but also form lasting friendships.
In summary, the EVG Chinese Orchestra serves as a platform for personal growth and self-expression. It creates a supportive environment where students can explore their musical abilities, discover hidden talents, and overcome challenges. The orchestra becomes a canvas for individual creativity and passion, empowering students to reach their full potential. It opens doors to a world of musical exploration, friendship, and self-discovery.
Awards and Achievements
SYF Arts Presentation 2023 – Certificate of Distinction
SYF Arts Presentation 2021 – Certificate of Distinction