Cello Teacher: Tay Hong Yap
Hong Yap first played the cello with Singapore National Youth Orchestra and studied under Mr Ding Xiao Fong, Mr Poh Yee Luh and Ms Wang Xiao Lan. His previous involvements include Singapore Lyric Opera, The Chamber Players, NAFA Chamber Ensemble, SAF Music and Drama Company, National Institute of Education Band (Double Bass) and Singapore Chinese Orchestra. In 2005, he was part of the National University of Singapore (NUS) Centennial Orchestra to celebrate 100 years of NUS.
He also enjoys music composition and arrangements. His works include the arrangement of school songs for MacPherson Primary School, Punggol Primary School, Waterway Primary School, Cedar Girls’ Secondary School and Kranji Secondary School.