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Yeo Khoon

Our drum instructor Mr. Yeo Andy started playing percussion & drums since 1981 at Tuan Mong High School Military Band. After completed his secondary school studies in 1985 Mr. Yeo served his National Service from 1986 to 1988. In 1986, 3 months after the Military Basic Training he was successfully passed the drumming audition and interview at The Republic of Singapore Air Force Band Headquarter and successfully posted to The Republic of Singapore Navy Band as a drummer & percussionist.

Due to his outstanding performance after 9 months in Navy Band, Mr. Yeo was appointed as a trainer in percussion section. His responsibilities includes; conducting audition, interview & selection of new trainees, and also coaching, training, evaluation and as well as appraising their performances.

During his 2 years tenure in Navy Band, Mr. Yeo performed at numerous major parades & ceremonies, public & indoor concert events to The President & Prime Minister Republic of Singapore, Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, and Overseas Ambassadors. Other public performance includes: National Day, Army Day, Officer Cadet Passing Out Parade and Changing of Guards @Istana.

All these years Mr. Yeo has worked in music related industries in drums educations which includes government secondary school bands, coaching to individual personnel & groups.

Also having the opportunities to work with music re-mastering production house in sound engineering such as Summit Holdings for international well-known records label such as BMG Music, EMI, Polydor, Polygram, Pony Canyon, Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music etc.

Mr. Yeo has accumulated extensive experience not only in performing and educating but also has in-depth understanding on the student's future development and constructs positive personality behaviors for them.

Drumming Bio

Cristofori Music School (2009 - 2011 April)

  • Drum Instructor

Percussion Instructor (School Military Band/ 1988 - 1990)

  • Yishun Ring Secondary School
  • Yishun Seconday School
  • Tuan Mong High School

Republic of Singapore Navy Band (1986 - 1988)

  • Ex-Trainer/ Deputy Team Leader of Drum Section.
  • Trained drummers for preparation of the following events:
    • Singapore National Day Parade
    • Singapore Army Day Parade
    • Singapore Arm Forces Officer Cadet Passing Out ceremony & concert event (indoor full band performance)
    • Singapore Arm Forces Non-Commissioner Officer Passing Out ceremony & concert event (indoor full band performance)
    • Singapore Arm Forces @ Istana Changing of Guards parade
  • Performed @Istana for President & Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Foreign Ambassadors & Governors in concert dinners (indoor full band performance).

 Tuan Mong High School Military Band (1981 – 1985)
  • Sergeant, Head of Drum Section, Member of Band Council (1985)
  • Corporal, Trainer of Drum Section (1984)
  • Assisted on organising & preparation of band camp and school anniversary for band instructor, teachers and seniors (1984)
  • Participated for National Day Parade (1982 – 1984)
  • School Anniversary Indoor Full Band Performance (1982 - 1985)
  • Singapore Brass Band Competition Silver Medal (1982)