The nurturing of a young musical talent is a journey that requires a careful balancing act. What is the right recipe for young talents to blossom and flourish in this highly competitive art form?
Come hear from Yin Ke, String Program Leader of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Art’s School of Young Talents, and teacher of violin prodigy Chloe Chua. This session will be in Mandarin, with live English translation by Chloe’s mother Lim Eng Lee.
Mr Yin Ke graduated from the Sichuan Conservatory of Music, China in 1992. After graduation, he quickly established himself as an outstanding performer and was invited to perform as a soloist with orchestra as well as in chamber music. While living in Sichuan, he also found his passion in violin teaching. After migrating to Singapore, he was invited to teach at the NAFA School of Young Talents (SYT). Mr Yin is currently the String Program Leader in SYT.
During his twenty years of teaching experience, Mr Yin has crystalized a unique customization teaching methodology to harness the strength and character of each of his students. Through his teaching methods, he has developed many of his students into outstanding young violinists. They have won top prizes in local and overseas competitions. These competitions include the Singapore Biennial National Piano and Violin Competition, radio station Symphony 92.4 Young Talents Project, Thailand International String Competition, Animato International Violin Competition in Australia, Andrea Postacchini International Violin Competition in Italy, Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians in China, and the Menuhin Violin Competition.
Besides having a busy teaching schedule in Singapore, Mr Yin is frequently invited to conduct masterclasses overseas in countries such as Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia and China. He has also been invited to be a teaching faculty in the Singapore Violin Festivals and the New Virtuosi Queenswood Mastercourse in the UK.