Developing Amateur Orchestras: Models and Trends

PROGRAMME (subject to change):

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
2pm (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 March. 
* The conference fee includes lunch on 16 March.

Concert ticket for 15 March: S$42
Concert ticket for 16 March: S$28

^ WFAO members who have fulfilled the regular membership dues.


The official conference hotel is Mercure Bugis: https://www.mercure-singapore-bugis.com.

Hotel Booking Method
Delegate to complete hotel booking form (click here to download) and email it to:
Reservation Email: HA0D7-RE@accor.com &
cc: Michelle.NGOI@accor.com
Quote “WFAO 2019 CONFERENCE” in email header (terms and conditions apply)

You may write to wfao2019@sso.org.sg if you require more information on hotel reservation.


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.


Register via Google Forms at https://goo.gl/forms/hVlunEwqUDupYZRF3. Deadline for registration is 14 February 2019.

You may also contact wfao2019@sso.org.sg for further enquiries.