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Artist Biography
 

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Jeremy Koh

Classical Singer, Performance-Maker, Vocal Pedagogue

Jeremy is the first Singaporean winner of the Tan Ngiang Kaw/Ann Memorial Vocal Competition and a recipient of the bronze award and special-mention certificate at the Bangkok Opera Foundation International Singing Competition. His chamber duo, Double, recently received first prize for both duo performance and chamber group categories at the Vivaldi International Music Competition (2022), and the Special Mention award in the finals of the International BTHVN Wien Competition (2022).

 

Jeremy’s operatic endeavours include Raoul de St. Brioche (The Merry Widow), Scholar Luo (Liu San Jie), Bastien (Bastien und Bastienne), Gingerbread Witch (Hansel and Gretel), Kornélis (La Princesse Jaune), Leonard (All Things Shall Pass), and the world premieres of Nicole Murphy’s The Kamikaze Mind, Goh Toh Chai’s Song of the Rising Wind, Philip Tan’s Symphony of Life for the opening of Gardens by the Bay.

 

With a passion for reaching out to new audiences in the local community, Jeremy's work as Spot Pocket Opera Theatre's artistic director has been featured on local news and radio: The Silent Front (Channel News Asia), Le 66 (The Straits Times Life), etc. He has given workshops as guest-artist for organizations like the Singapore Symphony and National Silver Academy, and has co-developed an inclusive singing programme with Khoo Teck Puat Hospital for elderly individuals with breathing conditions. Jeremy was offered a place in the S.T.A.R Mentorship Programme by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre. 


Jeremy earned a Bachelor of Music (honours) degree from the Royal College of Music and diplomas from the NAFA School of Music and AERCO Scuola di Canto Gregoriano. He was also among the only two selected for the 2015 Singapore Lyric Opera Young Artist Programme. Besides his private voice studio, Jeremy shares his experience as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Arts Singapore (NAFA), National Technological University (NIE) and United World College Southeast Asia (East). Only recently helming the Mee Toh School choir as choral director, Jeremy has led the ensemble to its first Singapore Youth Festival certificate of accomplishment since the pandemic.

Education

Royal College of Music
Bachelors of Music​

NAFA School of Music
Diploma in Music

Singapore Lyric Opera
Young Artist Program

AERCO Scuola di Canto Gregoriano

Gregorian Chant Diploma

Dunman Secondary School
Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education O-Level

Awards

8th Tan Ngiang Kaw/Ann Memorial

Vocal Competition
First Prize

5th Bangkok Opera International Competition 
Special-Mention
Bronze Certificate


7th Tan Ngiang Kaw/Ann Memorial
Vocal Competition

Third Prize

Vivaldi International Competition

First Prize (Duo Category)
First Prize (Chamber Category)

NAFA, University of the Arts Singapore
Long Service Award

Certificates

University of New South Wales
Transmedia Storytelling

International Business Management Institute
Diploma in Innovation Management

Council of British International Schools
Child Protection for Inter. Schools

Musicians' Union (UK)
Child Protection in Education (Music)

The Musical Breath (UK)
Singing for Lung Health Training

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