Andre Chia

Trumpet Instructor

Andre picked up the trumpet during his Secondary School and Junior College, Andre continued his passion for music by joining the Singapore Armed Forces Band as a full-time musician from the year 2008 – 2013. The SAF band offered vast opportunities of performance and experience which had given Andre the privilege to perform in International Music Festivals – In Japan, Germany, Russia, and Sweden – as well as being able to play under the instruction of renowned conductors and composers such as Tim Reynish, Johan de Meij, and Satoshi Yagisawa, to name a few.

Currently, Andre has left the SAF band to pursue his studies in the university. He had attained both ABRSM Grade 8 in Music Performance and Theory, and had the privilege to have studied under Mr Ng Kok Hin (Band Director), Mr Lim Tee Hiong (NAFA Lecturer), Ms Josephine Koh (Theory), and Mr Jun Ikebe (SSO trumpet).