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Symphonic Band

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CCA Schedule
Training VenueTraining Day OneTraining Day Two
Band RoomMonday 3.45 pm - 6.15 pmWednesday 3.45 pm - 6.15 pm
Organisation Chart
Teachers-In-Charge

Ms Nurulhuda Ahmad (OIC)
Mdm Zhang Lixia (2IC)

Mdm Ravindran Arul Jothi


Instructor
Mr Vincent Lee

Executive Committee
Band Major (Admin)
Sectional Leader (Brasses)
Bontha Sharon Sundara Prabha (4E3)
Band Major (Music) Iffah Haziqah Binte Mohammad Rizal (4E4)
Achievements
CompetitionAchievementYear
SYF Arts PresentationCertificate of Accomplishment2019
SYF Arts Presentation Certificate of Accomplishment2017
SYF Arts PresentationCertificate of Accomplishment2015
SYF Arts PresentationCertificate of Accomplishment2013

List of Activities and Performances

Upcoming Activities2020
20th ROTA Commander Course Commissioning Parade at Civil Defence AcademyJanuary
CCA Open House
January
 Pioneer Zone 6 Chingay @ Heartlands February
 Band Concert Appreciation February-October
 Annual Band Camp March
 Music ExchangesMarch-May
 Annual JWSS Speech DayApril
 Performing Arts Morning Assembly ShowcaseApril
 Seniors’ Farewell CeremonyApril
 Performing Arts Sports Education Programme (SEP) May
 Annual JWSS National Day Parade August
 Participation in Wind Bands Association Youth Arts Leaders Conference  September
Participation in Combined Music CCA Leadership Camp  November

Overseas Immersion Trips


CountryYear of Travel
Bangkok, Thailand2019
Hong Kong2017
Hanoi, Vietnam2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2015
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam2014
Penang, Malaysia2013
Taiwan2011

Activities & Competitions (2020)

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20th ROTA COMMANDER COURSE (RCC) COMMISSIONING PARADE REHEARSAL- Held at Civil Defence Academy, JWSS Symphonic Band is once again hounoured to be a part of this milestone event for the 20th RCC commissioned officers.

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20th ROTA COMMANDER COURSE (RCC) COMMISSIONING PARADE- A shot with the Guest-of-Honour, Ms Sun Xue Ling, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of National Development during reception session.

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WEEKLY PRACTICE SESSIONS IN THE BAND ROOM- The newly refurbished flooring creates an even more conducive environment for our weekly practice sessions.

Activities & Competitions (2019)

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CCA OPEN HOUSE - Alumni joining us for CCA Open House to support their fellow juniors and share their insights on the reasons why Band truly makes an excellent CCA choice

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BAND CAMP - Band Members displaying their creative talent in designing other than playing their instruments. Other than sectionals and practices to prepare for SYF, Band Camp aims to provide an opportunity for members to bond through games and activities.

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MUSIC EXCHANGE AT WOODGROVE - The trumpet section getting useful pointers on the importance of proper embouchure, which allows them to play their instrument at full range with a full, clear tone and without any strain to their muscles.

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MUSIC EXCHANGE AT XINMIN – JWSS Symphonic Band  listened on as fellow musicians present their SYF set piece, Festival on Earth by Lee Jin Jun. Music Exchanges provide a good chance for band members to develop critical listening skills with an aim to improve instrumental tone quality and awareness towards other instruments in band as well. 

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MUSIC EXCHANGE AT XINMIN - The SYF team is ready to give their best on the SYF stage after gaining useful pointers and exposure from fellow musicians of their age. This definitely makes them feel extremely thrilled to be a part of the band movement in Singapore. 

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SINGAPORE YOUTH FESTIVAL ARTS PRESENTATION 2019– Captured just minutes before entering the SYF Hall!

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SINGAPORE YOUTH FESTIVAL ARTS PRESENTATION 2019 – The continual journey of self-improvement and the friendship formed among JWSS Symphonic Band members throughout preparing for SYF makes all the hard work worthwhile!

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JWSS SPEECH DAY REHEARSAL – Melodious tunes for the audience to enjoy during the concert segment.

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JWSS SPEECH DAY – Our very own student conductor, Izzati Majinin (4N1) helming the parade segment.

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PERFORMING ARTS MORNING ASSEMBLY SHOWCASE – A special showcase from the Band for their schoolmates to brighten their day!

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SENIORS’ FAREWELL – Trusty Band Majors, Izzati and Kyle Anne, are always there for the Band members whenever they needed guidance. With every outgoing JWSB cohort, goodbyes do not get any easier. With every passing batch too, seniors never fail to reaffirm the reasons why all the juniors should stay on and push through challenging times in Band. All the best, seniors!

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JWSS ANNUAL NATIONAL DAY PARADE – Newly-minted Band Major and Student Conductor, Iffah Haziqah, leading the Band in the parade segment. Definitely not an easy task but she does it exceedingly well under the guidance of our instructor, Mr Vincent Lee and the strong support from all the band members.

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OVERSEAS IMMERSION TRIP TO BANGKOK, THAILAND – JWSS Symphonic Band embark on this journey which aims for students to interact through planned programs and school immersion activities conducted at local schools, improve students’ musical skills through exchange and sectionals sessions with local counterparts and foster camaraderie, cross-cultural interaction and bonding among fellow musicians from Bangkok.

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OVERSEAS IMMERSION TRIP TO BANGKOK, THAILAND – The Grand Palace of Thailand and The Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall were two iconic places in Bangkok which allow students to immerse themselves in the Thai way of life and understand their utmost respect for The King.

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OVERSEAS IMMERSION TRIP TO BANGKOK, THAILAND – Band members face up to the challenge of painting their puppet meticulously at Tookkatoon Thai Puppet Museum. Besides learning about the history of Thai Puppetry, students witness the delicate process of making traditional Thai puppets and get to enjoy a mesmerizing Thai Puppet Show.

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OVERSEAS IMMERSION TRIP TO BANGKOK, THAILAND – Band members spent a wonderful night in Thai style with authentic Thai cuisine, Traditional Thai dance and live music at Nopparat Thai Classical Dance and Dinner Restaurant.

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OVERSEAS IMMERSION TRIP TO BANGKOK, THAILAND – A shot at Paper Ranger, Thailand. JWSB members doing their part for the community by threading, piecing and folding used one-side papers together to make a notebook for the needy children in the rural areas. In total, our overseas team of 23 made and designed 52 notebooks!

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OVERSEAS IMMERSION TRIP TO BANGKOK, THAILAND – The gracious students and staff of Horwang School. The minute we entered their school compounds, we were received so warmly, it made us feel at home.

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OVERSEAS IMMERSION TRIP TO BANGKOK, THAILAND – More than a mere exchange of music, JWSS Band members left Bangkok with a wealth of knowledge. Horwang students are the model of humility and musical proficiency. Through sectionals and combined practice, bonds are formed and ties were strengthened. We hope to be back in Bangkok again!