LIM MENG KEH
Percussion Tutor, Singapore National Youth Orchestra
Lim Meng Keh studied Timpani/Percussion and graduated from Victorian College of Arts in Melbourne under the Singapore Public Service Commission Scholarship in 1984. He was awarded the Bill Hyde Percussion Prize and has been with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) since.
As a soloist, he has performed with the SSO and the Singapore Armed Forces Central Band, and with the Singapore Lyric Opera Orchestra as Principal Timpanist. He has played and premiered works by Singapore composers in the New Music Forum and with the Singapore Dance Theatre, as well as in SSO Organ recitals.
As an educator, Lim has conducted school workshops, percussion presentations in the SSO Music Experience series, teaching students with special needs, and was invited to the percussion faculty for the South East Asian Youth Orchestra/Wind Ensemble Camp in Thailand.
He lectures at the National Institute of Education and is percussion tutor for the Singapore National Youth Orchestra (since 1985). Lim directs the latter’s Percussion Ensemble, as well as the Dunman Secondary School Band which won a Distinction at the Singapore Youth Festival.