The “Singapore Youth Orchestra” is established under the Ministry of Education with the appointment of its first Music Director Ms Vivien Goh.
The “Singapore Youth Training Orchestra” was formed as a junior orchestra to the main orchestra.
From 1990-2002, Mr Lim Yau helmed the orchestra as Music Director.
The “Singapore Youth Orchestra” is renamed as the “Singapore National Youth Orchestra” (SNYO).
Our Conductors from 2002:
2002-2004: Robert Casteels (Music Director/ Resident Conductor)
2005-2010: Lim Soon Lee (Music Director)
2011-2012: Darrell Ang (Music Director)
2011-2014: Tan Wee Hsin (Resident Conductor)
2014-2018: Leonard Tan (Principal Conductor)
2016-2021: Lin Juan (Associate Conductor)
2018- : Joshua Tan (Principal Conductor)
2018- : Peter Stark (Principal Guest Conductor)
2022- : Seow Yibin (Associate Conductor)
The SNYO is transferred from the Ministry of Education to Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth.
The Singapore Symphony Orchestra sets up the SNYO Integration Office to manage the consultation and operational processes for the handover.
The Singapore Symphony Group takes full operational and management control of the SNYO.
Singapore National Youth Orchestra unveils new brand identity.
Singapore National Youth Orchestra welcomes Seow Yibin as Associate Conductor.