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 Music Composition

Chester's compositions has been appreciated around the world. His fans and friends enjoy his melodious piano compositions and sensitive  arrangements. Chester also composes music for musicals, stage dramas, websites, school performances, weddings.


Original Stage Productions
NTU Hall 5 Quintsical Productions 96/97 "Come Light My Lantern"
NTU Hall 5 Quintsical Productions 97/98 "Maroun"
NTU Hall 5 Quintsical Productions 98/99 "Masquerade of the Fox"
StagePals 1999 Production "Shades of Love"
NTU Hall 5 Quintsical Productions 99/00 "A Summer Rhapsody"
DramaBox "Mr. Beng 2000" Sound Effects Director
NTU Hall 5 Quintsical Productions 02/03 "A Show To Call Our Own"
NTU Hall 5 Quintsical Productions 03/04 "Foxy Foxy"
Musical Theatre Society (MTS) "Victorian Days" (2006)

Schools and Organisations
Bukit Panjang Secondary School "Pupils' Creed"
Singapore Metropolitan YMCA Ballet School "Magic Moments"
Woodlands Citizens' Consultative Committee (CCC) "Woodlands Song"
Subcontracted projects from LittleBulb Ideas Internet Solution firm
Jingles for MediaCorp Radio Station, Capitol 95.8FM
Woodgrove Primary School "Clean and Green Week 2004 Competition Song"


 Music Arrangement and Reproduction

Here are some of the works Chester has arranged and/or reproduced:

'Chrysalis' by Dorothy Poon, screened at the 2003 Bitfilm Festival
MIDI Polyphonic Mobile Phone Ringtones for Planet E-Village
Les Miserables (for Bendemeer Secondary School 25th Anniversary Performance)
Bukit Panjang Secondary School Anthem
Minus-one Christmas carols (private company celebration)
Singapore Metropolitan YMCA Ballet School "Dance Fantasea"
NTU Quintsical Productions 10th Anniversary Commemorative CD Compilation
Joo Chiat Community Club Dance Classes "With A Little Help From My Friends"
Music Producer for Jason and Soo Poh's Wedding Dinner
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (for Tanglin Secondary School)
The Father's Hand (original musical by Paya Lebar Methodist Girls School)
Woodgrove Primary School "Traffic Police Song Competition 2004"
Capital Radio 95.8FM "Songs from the Heart" (literal translation) CD album
Punggol Secondary School Anthem
Minus-one song arrangements for Victoria School 130th Anniversary Celebration
SATB, minus-one song arrangement, vocal recording and mixing for Tanjong Katong Secondary School Choir
Piano arrangement for Kevin Wong Dejiang's single "Little Girl" (Jul 2007)

Here are some samples that Chester reproduced.


Song
Original
Reproduced
Comments
Have I Done Wrong (Fallen Stiletto)
(1.2MB)
1995
(1.2MB)
2003
This song was a musical track from Quintsical Productions 95/96. We reproduced it for the 10th anniversary Commemorative Compilation. Song was arranged and recorded entirely at Chester's private studio.

Papa Dearest (Fallen Stiletto)
(1.2M)
1995
(700KB)
2003
This song was re-arranged instead of re-produced and the original music directors loved it. You may notice that we got the original singer to reprise the new version.

Finale (Les Miserables)
Copyright material: Not Available
(1.07MB)
2003
Reproduced by ear faithfully from the 'Complete Symphonic Recordings', with no reference to any orchestration score. This track was edited for the curtain call event by Bendemeer Secondary School 25th Anniversary Celebration.

Jacob and Sons (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat)
Copyright material: Not Available
(855KB)
2004
Reproduced by ear from the DVD movie recording starring Donny Osmond.



 Piano Accompanist

Chester  is an accomplished dance accompanist for over 10 years. He plays for the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) syllabus ballet exams. He is very proficient in improvising music for dance classes. Here are some of the current and past clients:

Joo Chiat Community Club Dance Classes
Ann Ang Ballet Classes at Bedok Community Club
Chew Soo Poh Ballet Classes at Metropolitan YMCA Ballet School
Yamaha Crestar Ballet Schools (various branches and teachers)
Singapore Chinese Girls' School - guest accompanist for open ballet classes


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