SOTA: School of the Arts Singapore

Let's Meet - Yanni Chia

Published on Oct 02, 2020

We caught up with Class of 2014 Visual Arts alumnus Yanni Chia to find out what he is doing after graduating from SOTA and his artistic inspiration behind the collage artworks on his Instagram feed.
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Rock on at Baybeats Online

Published on Sep 11, 2020

SOTA alumni were part of the line-up for the Esplanade's Baybeats festival this year! Bennett Bay (Music, 2013) collaborated with musician PIBLOKTO and also took the stage with fellow alumni Daniel Lim (Visual Arts, 2013) and Ian Tan (Visual Arts, 2013) as the band, hauste.
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Celebrating our nation in Red Dot August

Published on Aug 31, 2020

In the month of our nation's birthday, the Esplanade celebrated the things that make us uniquely Singapore in the Red Dot August series! SOTA alumni Bennett Bay (Music, 2013), Krish Natarajan (Theatre, 2013), Syakirah Noble (Music, 2017) and Amni Musfirah (Music, 2012) were part of the exciting programme!
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Celebrating home with MDAS and friends

Published on Aug 10, 2020

Together with Muscular Dystrophy Association Singapore (MDAS), staff from Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) Home Ventilation & Respiratory Support Service, her cohort mates and more, Natasha Da Costa (Music, 2019) coordinated a song cover of "Home" for National Day this year.
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Making her mark in the realm of music composition

Published on Jul 31, 2020

Congratulations to Koh Cheng Jin (Music, 2014) whose composition has been selected as the commissioned work for the 2021 Singapore International Violin Competition! Earlier this year, Cheng Jin won The Juilliard School's Palmer Dixon Prize for the top composition of the year too!
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Acting in an interactive virtual play

Published on Jun 30, 2020

SOTA alumnus Irsyad Dawood (Theatre, 2017) starred in "Murder at Mandai Camp", an interactive virtual play by Sight Lines Entertainment. Written and directed by playwright Chong Tze Chien, the live theatrical production was performed via video conferencing platform Zoom.
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Filling the streets of artwork and hope

Published on Jun 30, 2020

National Arts Council Singapore's Streets of Hope features works by homegrown artists and we're proud to see works by our SOTA teachers and alumni in the collection.
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An accessible archive of art for all

Published on Jun 12, 2020

SOTA alumni Joshua Lau (Film, 2016) and Lydia Tan (Theatre, 2016) launched "blurb", an online magazine and collective that curates and showcases fresh and original works such as interactive digital art, spoken word, photo montages and more.
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SEIRA lifts spirits with music and dance

Published on Jun 08, 2020

During the COVID-19 period, SEIRA presented a delightful K-pop orchestra and dance cover online. Founded by SOTA alumnus Misugi Tsumugu (Music, 2016), the team of artists at SEIRA dedicated the video to "everyone who is doing their part in containing this virus."
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Supporting our migrant friends, one postcard at a time

Published on Jun 05, 2020

To support the migrant worker community in Singapore during these difficult COVID-19 (Coronavirus 2019) times, our SOTA alumni leveraged on the arts to make a difference! 15 SOTA alumni from Classes of 2016 to 2019 came together to raise funds through Project Postcard.
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