Event: Faishal Cup Mass Swimming Carnival with PAssionARTs

Dicapella believes that health is of utmost importance, and exercise is crucial for good health! Seeing how our activities comprises mostly of sitting in an air-conditioned studio rehearsing, it was about time we did something in the great outdoors. 


This was the perfect opportunity!

Our members had to wake up early before dawn to prepare their Dizis and swimwear, and head on down to Yishun Swimming Complex for this fun and exciting performance!

Our members sure had fun in the water before, during, and after our performance!

Date: 18th March 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 8:30 am
Location: Yishun Swimming Complex

Event: Dicapella - NEA Vibrant Hawker Centres @ Our Tampines Hub

Here at Dicapella, we love our Hawker Food and Hawker Centres!


So, why not show our love and appreciation for Hawkers by adding a pinch of vibrancy and a dash of local music to their already flavorful dishes!

Partnering with the National Environment Agency's delicious Hawker Centres Division, we brought a morning of local tunes to the foodies at Our Tampines Hub; a fun and interacting way to kick start our day!

Date: 20th January 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Our Tampines Hub Hawker Centre

Event: Dicapella Dizi Ensemble presents "Flutes of the World"

Since our establishment in 2013, this year marked our fifth year anniversary! What better way to celebrate the ensemble's fifth birthday than to invite our friends over for a party!

"Flutes of the World" saw the congregation of the various members of the Flute family, featuring the Chinese Dizi, Western Flute, Japanese Shakuhachi, Indian Bansuri, Irish Tin Whistle, and Chinese Pan Flute, bringing together music from a plethora of cultures and genres!

The Dizi, Tin Whistle, and Pan Flute pieces were performed by our very own members Eugene Ng, Jonathan Tan, and Guan Xian Ong, while our friends Rit Xu, Niranjan Pandian, and consultant Tan Chye Tiong performed the Flute, Bansuri, and Shakuhachi pieces respectively.

Mr Rit Xu is an award-winning Singapore-based Flautist and Composer,  and Mr Niranjan Pandian is an award-winning Singapore-based Indian Classical Flautist.

Mr Tan Chye Tiong is an award-winning musician of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO), the only non-Japanese Asian with the rank Jun Shihan, lecturer, and also a consultant to the Ensemble!

To celebrate the joyous union, Mr Eric Watson, renowned local composer and Composer-in-Residence of the SCO, specially composed for us "The Migration of Birds", a piece featuring all four instruments (Dizi, Flute, Shakuhachi, Bansuri) as soloists with the Dizi Ensemble as accompaniment

It was truly an evening of musical diversity, culture, and exploration, as we took our audience on a brief but melodic trip, flying around the world and soaring across the magical realm of Flute music.

Date: 29th December 2017 (Friday)
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Esplanade Recital Studio

Event: Dicapella's Healing Through Music @ Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dicapella back again @ Tan Tock Seng hospital for our Healing Through Music program, this time just in time for Christmas!

Having performed there many times before, we decided it was time for a change, in faces......so we got our Youth Team to perform instead! Not only did our Youths gain an invaluable performance experience, they also learnt the important value of giving back to society:)

Date: 11th December 2017 (Monday)
Time: 12:00 pm
Location:  Tan Tock Seng Hospital ​​

Event: Mid-Autumn @ Gardens By The Bay, Blossoming Harvest

Dicapella is back @ Gardens By The Bay once again to celebrate Mid Autumn Festival! This time, we put forth various traditional Chinese Woodwinds-Percussion items and filled the gardens with festivity and spirit! Our fledgling musicians also took the stage to give everyone an energetic performance!

Date: 6th October 2017 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 pm
Location:  Supertree Grove @ Gardens By The Bay

Event: 2017 China West Lake International Youth Music Festival

3 of Dicapella's musicians travelled to Hang Zhou and took part in the 2017 China West Lake International Youth Music Festival in August. It was the first time our musicians were sent overseas to compete as representatives of Singapore, and they clinched a Gold Award in the Professional Ensemble Category! They also took part individually in the Professional Solo Category and clinched commendable results as followed:


Ong Guan Xian - Gold Award
Bian Tong - Silver Award
Sherman Lee - Silver Award

Date: 9th - 14th August 2017 
Location: Hang Zhou, China

Event: Kembangan - Chai Chee National Day Dinner 2017

Dicapella got into the National Day Spirit at the Kembangan - Chai Chee National Day Dinner 2017. It was a fun evening filled with laughter, music, good food, and Kampong Spirit! It was also our first time collaborating with local Singer-Songwriter Lin Si Tong!

Date: 6th August 2017 

Time: 7:00pm
Location: Kampong Kembangan Community Centre

Event: Aljunied Passion Arts Festival 2017 - Pool Me In

Dicapella is honored to be able to perform for Alijunied Passion Arts Festival 2017 Grand Opening. This is the first time in Singapore whereby an arts group performed while afloat in water! For this year's Passion Arts Festival, a total of 18 different performances will be presented across 15 locations in Singapore, bringing to you a dazzling myriad of melodious sounds and tunes. Join us at the Serangoon Swimming Complex as we present to you pieces such as "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Rasa Sayang".

Date: 14th July 2017 (Friday)
Time: 6.10 pm and 7.10 pm
Location: Serangoon Swimming Complex

Event: Demonstration for Chinese Instrumental Masterclass by Dizi Craftsman Ng Teck Senghttp://www.geocities.com/

Dicapella is honored to have been chosen to demonstrate the playing of the Dizi at Singapore's first Chinese Instrument Masterclass with speaker Mr Ng Teck Seng, a well known local Dizi Craftsman. It was a fulfilling masterclass, where Mr Ng shared valuable research and insight regarding Dizi crafting. 

Date: 24th June 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 2 pm
Location: Dunman High School Performing Arts Centre

Event: Dicapella's Healing Through Music @ Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dicapella @ Tan Tock Seng hospital for our Healing Through Music program! It was a heartwarming experience, performing for the patients and passersby, and bringing local tunes and smiles to their faces!


Looking forward to more of such fulfilling performances where our musicians get a chance to contribute to society the best way we know how!

Date: 12th June 2017 (Monday)
Time: 12:15 pm
Location:  Tan Tock Seng Hospital 
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Event: Dicapella's Healing Through Music @ Ng Teng Fong Hospital

Dicapella @ Ng Teng Fong hospital for our Healing Through Music program! It was a heartwarming experience, performing for the patients and the elderly and bringing music and smiles to their faces! 3 of our musicians also went to perform in the patient's wards or "pods" for those that were unable to join us in the auditorium.

Looking forward to more of such events!

Date: 19h May 2017 (Friday)
Time: 7 pm
Location:  Ng Teng Fong Hospital (Private Event)

Event: In Youthful Company @ The Esplanade

Dicapella Dizi Ensemble and Esplanade is back once again to bring you In Youthful Company, an evening of youthful and energetic performances! 

Dicapella’s young talents will be presenting an evening of pop classics spanning the 1980s all through to the recent years. Enjoy an evening of relaxing tunes by old-time legends such as Frank Sinatra and Louis Armstrong, Mandarin hits by Liang Wern Foo, as well as theme songs of local television shows.

Do come on down to enjoy an evening of soothing and nostalgic music together with our young and youthful members! 

Date: 6th April 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 6:45pm and 7:45pm
Location: Esplanade Concourse 
Event: Singapore Ng Association 93th Anniversary Gala Night

Dicapella will be performing at the Singapore Ng Association's 93th anniversary Gala Night, a night of celebration and award as the Ng Association presents its schooling members with scholarships as a form of affirmation of their results and as encouragement for them to strive for greater heights.

Dicapella Dizi Ensemble is proud to have been invited to perform at this joyous and celebratory event, and wishes the Singapore Ng Association and its members all the best in their future endeavors!

Date:  ​1st April 2017
Time: 7 pm
Location: Yan Palace Restaurant ​(Private Event)
Event: Bamboo Rhythms @ Huayi Festival 2017

Bask in the energy of traditional Chinese 吹打乐 (woodwind and percussion ensemble) music with 吹打乐 ensemble which consists of Dicapella Dizi Ensemble, Resonance and up and rising Suona and Percussion musicians

Enjoy a night of drums and winds as the Singapore Chinese Music Federation Woodwinds and Percussion Ensemble debuts with a night of rousing and exhilarating performances! With a varied line-up of suona, dizi, sheng and percussion music, look forward to an ecstatic night to kick-start the Year of the Rooster.
 
Date: 5th February 2017
Time: 7.30 and 8.45 pm
Venue: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre
Event: Mr Tommy Choo 70th Birthday Dinner
 
A night specially delicated to Mr Tommy Choo from "Tommy Choo Mark Goh & Partners" Law Firm, to celebrate his 70th birthday. We will be performing a series of English Classics e.g "Fly me to the moon", "Can't take my eyes off you" and Mr Tommy Choo's favourite song "What a wonderful world". Happy Birthday Mr Choo and wishing you good health!
 
Date: 8th January 2017
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Yan Palace Restaurant (Private Event)
Event: Di Zang Lin 20th Anniversary New Year Gala Dinner
 
Dicapella is honoured to be invited as the only performing group for Di Zang Lin 20th Anniversary New Year Gala Dinner. We will be bringing to 1000+ guests a different arrangement of our ensemble's favourite hits such as "Singapore TV Medley" with the inclusion of Pipa played by Cheah Pei Qi and Guzheng by Cheah Xue Qi. 
 
Date: 7th January 2017
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Suntec City Convention Centre Ballroom (Private Event)
Event: Arts in your Neighbourhood @ Bedok Corner Food Centre
 
Do you stay in the east of Singapore? Head down to Bedok Corner Food Centre to catch our musicians in action! Join us in this musical trail led by Mr Quek Ling Kiong. You will get to enjoy familiar tunes like "Rasa Sayang" and "Burong Kakatua" and at the same time, enjoy delicious food specially prepared for you!
 
Date: 20th November 2016
Time: 10.00 am and 2.30 pm
Venue: Bedok Corner Food Centre
Event: The Art of Healing 2016 at Tan Tock Seng Hospital
 
Featuring a myriad of Chinese and English classics, join us as we usher in an early Mid-Autumn Festival celebration. The performance is especially dedicated to patients, and also the visitors and staff of Tan Tock Seng Hospital.  
 
Date: 9th September 2016
Time: 12.00 - 1.00 pm
Venue: Tan Tock Seng Hospital Atrium (Level 1)
Event: Mid-Autumn Blooms at Gardens by the Bay 2016
 
Dicapella will be bringing to you two nights of exciting performances.

For the first night, Dicapella will take you through what Mooncake festival really means in Singapore. The theme: moonfest, explores the meaning behind the festival as well as traditional cultural values. The ensemble will also be contextualising the meaning of 月亮,团圆,思念,习俗 to the local setting of Singapore. Audiences will be treated to a palette of familiar tunes of Teresa Teng, TV jingles and many more.

For the second night, Dicapella will be collaborating with Our Percussion Ensemble (OPE) for the first time. Audiences will get to enjoy works by each individual ensemble and also "Long Teng Hu Yue" and "Matsuri", specially brought to you by the two ensemble!

 
Date: 7th and 9th September 2016
Time: 7.00 - 7.45 pm
Venue: Supertree Grove @ Gardens by the Bay
Event: Lions Club of Singapore Meyer

A dinner by Lions Club of Singapore Meyer. Dicapella is honored to have been invited to perform at this prestigious event and will be presenting familiar English and Chinese tunes!

Date: 26th August 2016
Venue: Ban Heng Restaurant (Private Event)
 
Event: Dicapella Goes China!

Dicapella is honored to have been invited to China ASEAN Music Week 2016 and music exchange concert titled "南洋笛韵梦江南“. This trip is supported by the National Arts Council and graced by Dizi Maestro Lu Chun Ling and the Singapore Consulate of China. Both shows were well-received by the professionals and public. For more details, visit yyxy.gxau.edu.cn/Home/newsshow?id=1311&category_id=133.
  
Date: 8 - 16th June 2016
Country: Guangxi and Shanghai
 
Event: In Youthful Company 2016

Join Dicapella in their pre-China tour performance at the Esplanade. The ensemble will be taking you on a musical journey across China and introducing to you various familiar local folk songs. The ensemble brings you tunes from Jiangsu to Beijing, in a variety of duests, trios, quartets, quintets, and more! We will also be bringing our local culture and melodies with us as we embark on our journey abroad with our Singapore TV Medley, composed by local award-winning composer Wang Chenwei, which includes pieces such as Chan Mali Chan and Singapore Town, the latter of which promises to bring out the musician in you. The pieces that you hear will be part of the ensemble’s concert repertoire in their tour of Shanghai Conservatory of Music and Guangxi Arts Institute.
  
Date: 7th June 2016
Time: 6.45pm and 7.45pm
Venue: Esplanade Concourse
 
Event: SG50 Appreciation Dinner 

An appreciation dinner by MCCY to thank all the participants and contributors of SG50 celebration. A total of three performing groups are invited and Dicapella is honoured to be one of them. Enjoy the night with great food, company and also Cherry blossoms in bloom at Gardens by the Bay!
  
Date: 18th March 2016
Time: 7 - 10pm
Venue: Gardens by the Bay (Private Event)
G.O.H: Prime Minister Mr Lee Hsien Loong
Event: Chingay Appreciation Dinner 2016

An appreciation dinner by PA to thank all the participants and contributors of Chingay 2015. Dicapella is invited as one of the performing group and will be presenting two items namely "新加坡电视组曲" and "梁文福组曲“.
  
Date: 12th March 2016
Time: 7 - 10pm
Venue: People Association Headquarter (Private Event)
 
Event: Bamboo Rhapsodies

Celebrate the arrival of spring with the spirited sounds of the dizi, the Chinese bamboo flute. Featuring Singapore’s top award-winning dizi soloists, Dicapella, the largest dizi ensemble in Southeast Asia, presents an uplifting performance of familiar music such asBlooming Flowers on a Full Moon Night, Thousand Years and Teresa Teng Medley.
  
Date: 13th February 2016
Time: 7.15pm, 8.15pm and 9.15pm
Venue: Esplanade Concourse
 
Event: Chinese New Year Celebration 2016

Enjoy this evening as Dicapella celebrate Chinese New Year with you by bringing to you a series of new year songs and familiar tunes from local TV drama series!
  
Date: 23th January 2016
Time: 5.30 - 6.00pm
Venue: Stage @ Albert Center
G.O.H: MP Ms Denise Phua Lay Peng
Event: Wind.Strings

This performance is a collaboration with Z3nith Ensemble. Enjoy the evening as Dicapella brings to you the hit movie theme song 小幸运 from the movie 我的少女时代 and Chinese Pop Song 北京一夜.
  
Date: 7 - 8th December 2015
Time: 7.15 - 7.45pm and 8.15 - 8.45pm
Venue: Esplanade Concourse
Event: Harmonies of Zheng and Sheng

This concert celebrated the official set up of the Zheng and Sheng Association. Dicapella was invited as a guest ensemble. Together with Resonance, we will be bringing to you 北京喜讯.
  
Date: 15th Nov 2015
Time: 5.00 - 7.00 pm
Venue: Singapore Conference Hall
Event:  Citizens' Consultative Committee 50th Anniversary Dinner
 
As part of the CCC 50th Anniversary Dinner, Dicapella is invited as one
of the performing group and will be presenting to the audiences
Singapore TV Medley with familiar tunes like "Kopi' O".
 
Date: 24th October 2015
Time: 7.00 - 10.00 pm
Venue:  PA Headquarters Grand Lawn (Private Event)
G.O.H: Prime Minister Mr Lee Hsien Loong
Event: Mid-Autumn Blooms at Gardens by the Bay
 
Dicapella, an ensemble of Chinese bamboo flutes, through sounds of
bamboo, will take you through what Mooncake festival really means in Singapore. Dicapella will explore themes surrounding moonfest, with a programme that explores the meaning behind the festival as well as traditional cultural values. The ensemble will also be contextualising the meaning of 月亮,团圆,思念,习俗 to the local setting of Singapore, audiences will treated to a palette  of familiar tunes of Teresa Teng, TV jingles and many more.
 
Date: 3rd and 4th October 2015
Time: 7.00 - 7.45 pm
Venue: Supertree Grove @ Gardens by the Bay
Event: Dicapella Goes 50 - 50!

In celebration of Singapore's 50th Birthday, 50 Dizi (Bamboo flute) enthusiasts from across the island come together to stage a 50 minutes production. Led by South-east Asia's largest dizi performing group, Dicapella Dizi Ensemble, the performers will take audience through an interactive musical history of Singapore. The performance comprise of Dizi performers of various ethnicity, religion, age group and gender, reflecting the inclusiveness of Singapore.

"Dicapella Goes 50 - 50" is a performance not to be missed! Come join us in our SG50 celebration, see you there!
 
Date: 26th September 2015
Time: 4.45 - 5.35 pm
Venue: Bedok Reservoir (Opposite floating platform)
Event: Bamboo Voices
 
Enjoy an evening of dizi and sheng music by Singapore’s largest dizi ensemble, Dicapella, and the first sheng ensemble, Resonance, in Southeast Asia. Musicians from Dicapella and Resonance come together to bring you a repertoire of Chinese traditional music, including pieces such as 'Beautiful Clouds Chasing the Moon' and 'Beijing Glad Tidings'. 
 
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Date: 25th September 2015
Time: 7.15 - 8.00 pm, 8.45 - 9.30 pm, 10.15 - 11.00 pm
Venue: Esplanade Outdoor Threater
Event: Singapore Dizi Festival 2015

The first ever Singapore Dizi Festival is proud to present an exciting line up of renowned and world- acclaimed Chinese flute maestros from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. In this 3-day festival organised by the Singapore Chinese Music Federation and the Singapore Dizi Society, you will enjoy exclusive performances led by distinguished and prolific Dizi professionals and have opportunities to interact and learn in dedicated masterclasses, workshop and panel discussion.. Be part of this iconic Dizi journey today!

Date: 17th - 19th July 2015
Time: 9.00 am - 9.00 pm
Venue: Singapore Conference Hall
Event: In Youthful Company 2015

What happens when you bring an ensemble of 笛子 enthusiasts to the movies? You get your favourite theme songs with an oriental twist. Join the young and energetic bamboo flute players from Dicapella Dizi Ensemble, as they bring to you an evening of classic theme songs from popular movies like "Pirates of the Caribbean", "Hobbit", "Game of Thrones", "Totoro" and "Spirited Away".

Date: 9th June 2015
Time: 7.15 - 7.45 pm, 8.15 - 8.45 pm
Venue: Esplanade Concourse
Event: School's Out! 2014

Dicapella Dizi Ensemble will take you on a musical journey, entitled, School’s Out: Through The Years, where they will be presenting a series of popular classics from different eras, dating back to the 60s, of which I’m sure some of you in the audience will feel nostalgic about. Many of the tunes will hopefully bring back fond memories of your school days, just as school holidays are round the corner for current students.
  

Date: 13th Nov 2014
Time: 7.15 - 7.45 pm, 8.15 - 8.45 pm
Venue: Esplanade Concourse
Event: Ang Mo Kio GRC PAssionArts Festival 2014

Dicapella Dizi Ensemble will be bringing to you a community performance where familiar tunes like Teresa Teng Medley and Hokkien Medley will be played. Do check us out and hope to see you there!
  

Date: 1st June 2014
Time: 9.00 - 11.00 am
Venue: Ang Mo Kio Central Stage