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).
SNYO 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)
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 Orchestra takes full operational and management control of the SNYO.
The SNYO appoints Joshua Tan as its Principal Conductor and Peter Stark as its first-ever Principal Guest Conductor.