2019 CONFERENCE: Developing Amateur Orchestras: Models and Trends

PROGRAMME (download the programme in pdf format)

Friday 15 March
3.00pm – Registration at SNYO Studios
3.30pm – 5.00pm –General Assembly Preparation Meeting and Networking Session
6.00pm – Pre-concert welcome dinner for delegates (courtesy of WFAO) 7.30pm (optional) – SSO-SNYO side-­by-side concert with Andrew Litton and Ray Chen – Esplanade Concert Hall

Saturday 16 March
9.30am – 5.00pm – Conference: Developing Amateur Orchestras: Models and Trends
8.00pm (optional) – SCO-SNYCO side-­by-­side concert, Singapore Conference Hall

Sunday, 17 March
9.30am – Member presentations (10 mins each)
10.30am – 12.00pm – WFAO 2019 General Assembly
2.00pm (optional) – City Sights / Tour

CONFERENCE FEES* (in Singapore Dollars)
S$120 (for WFAO members) S$200 (for non-­‐WFAO members)
S$120 (for Singapore delegates attending conference on 16 March only)

  • The conference fee does not include concert tickets for 15 and 16
  • The conference fee includes lunch on the 16


* Concert ticket for 15 March: S$42 Concert ticket for 16 March: S$28
+ WFAO members who have paid the regular membership dues.


The official conference hotel is Mercure Bugis.

Please visit the website address at this link to find out about hotel reservation information.


Conference participants interested in presenting their orchestra model (not more than 30 minutes including Q&A) on 16 March will need to submit their presentation by 31 January 2019. There will be a framework given for the presentation in order to allow for a basis for comparison.

Member presentations (10-­15 minutes each) will be scheduled on 17 March.


Deadline for registration is 31 January 2019.

For further information, please visit www.snyo.org.sg/wfao2019 after 7 November 2018. You may also write to the WFAO 2019 Conference secretariat at wfao2019@sso.org.sg.

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