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MUSIC DIRECTOR

Darius Lim

Darius Lim is President of the Choral Directors' Association of Singapore, Music Director of VOCO Singapore Ladies Choir and VOCE Singapore Men's Choir, Assistant Choirmaster of the Singapore Symphony Children's and Youth Choirs and the Founder & Artstic Director of Voices of Asia and Voices of Singapore Choir Festivals. The Singaporean Conductor-Composer has risen to prominence in the local and international scene with more than 40 top international and national awards to his name. His choirs have since gone on to enjoy outstanding national and international success and recognition that include Gold medals, 1st and 2nd Prizes, Category Champions, and other special prizes in both local and international choral and composition competitions.

 

Lim studied Choral Conducting under the tutelage of Dr Sarah Tenant-Flowers and Neil Ferris at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama where he was the first Asian choral conductor to be awarded the RWCMD scholarship and graduated with a Masters in Choral Conducting (with Distinction). During his studies at the Royal Welsh College he also minored in Voice under Kate Wolveridge, Composition with John Hardy and Piano with James Kirby.

 

Lim has served as Chorusmaster for Singaporean productions including Phua Chu Kang- The Musical, Aseanapol in Harmony 2007, Unity in Diversity and the inaugural production of the Singaporean opera Fences by John Sharpley. He also served as choral director of the Singapore Police Force Choir during his two-year national service.

Lim's choral works have been performed widely around the world. Between 2012 and 2014, “Light of the Night”, “Puppet’s Dream” and “5 Elemental Dances for Youth and Children’s Choirs” received international acclaim, with subsequent performances of those works by more than 230 choirs from China, America, Hong Kong, Australia, Spain, South Korea, Finland, Malaysia, Taiwan, Russia, Singapore and the Philippines.

 

 

 

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