Music Management Faculty

Music Management Faculty

Learn how to produce a music video, manage an artiste, and organise a concert tour with SRMC’s Music Management Faculty. Our academic team equips students with the entrepreneurial expertise to improve your employability in the modern music industry. There will be intensive, in-depth classes, designed to help students become well-rounded industry professionals behind the scenes.

SRMC will welcome its first batch of BA (Hons) Music Management graduands in 2018.

OUR LECTURERS
Mr Kelvin Sng

Music Video Production Associate Lecturer

Qualifications
Postgraduate Diploma in Education, National Institute of Education
Advanced Diploma in Film Production (Directing), Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Profile
Kelvin Sng is an award-winning Singaporean film director and the Managing Director of Kelvin Sng Productions. His directorial short film debut “More Than Words” in 2005 was screened at international film festivals in Italy, Germany, Canada, UK, Romania, and Africa.

In 2006, he directed “Kichiro”, which premiered at Beijing Film Academy’s 5th International Student Film and Video Festival to a 1000-strong crowd. The second highest grossing Singapore film, his 2013 film “Taxi! Taxi!” (2013) won the Special Jury Award at ASEAN International Film Festival 2013.

Aside from directing commercials and music videos, he is a highly sought-after trainer in film and media programmes, having trained students and teachers in more than 100 schools and institutions to date.

Dr Samuel Wong

Ethnomusicology Lecturer

Qualifications
PhD in Ethnomusicology, University of Sheffield (UK)

Profile
Dr Samuel Wong is the Artistic Director and Pipa player of The TENG Company, as well as the founder of the Pipa Quartet. In 2009, he graduated with a PhD in Ethnomusicology, University of Sheffield (UK). Over the years, he has performed in the capacity of soloist and chamber musician in cities all over the world, including Melbourne, Shanghai, Beijing, Bangkok, Copenhagen, London, Dublin, Mayo, Wales and Vientiane.

The many awards he has received including the Outstanding Young Persons of Singapore Award 2009, the JCCI Singapore Foundation Culture Award 2009, the Henry Worthington Scholarship, the Singapore Institute of Management Teaching Excellence Award 2012, and the Ngee Ann Polytechnic 50th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Award for Arts & Culture. He also authored ‘Impressions of a Pipa Player’ in 2013, and ‘QI: An Instrumental Guide to the Chinese Orchestra in 2005.

As an educator, he has taught at LASALLE College of the Arts, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, School of the Arts Singapore, and the University of Buffalo-State University of New York programme.

Ms Suma Christal

Business and Organisation Management Lecturer

Qualifications
Master of Business Administration, University of Birmingham (UK)
Master of Business Administration, The Hilton School of Management

Profile
Suma Christal D.S. is a certified trainer, who has completed the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment programme in Singapore. Her interests are in Marketing, Organizational Behaviour, Negotiation, and Management. In addition to holding twin MBAs from Birmingham University (U.K.) and The Hilton School of Management, she was trained at Grenoble Graduate School of Business in France to teach students pursuing higher education.

She has been involved in teaching and consultancy work for the past 20 years. In Singapore, she has taught many US, UK and Australian university programmes, including that of UniSIM. Her teaching experience with Ecole Nationale Des Ponts Chausses (France) has allowed to work with guest faculty from premier institutes such as MIT, Harvard, The London School of Economics, The University of Western Australia, and New York University.

She has conducted various research projects in South Asia and in Singapore on Advertiser and Advertising Agency Relationship, FMCG Goods and Alcohol Advertising. She has also conducted local seminars and training for young entrepreneurs, and worked in consultancies that focus on small businesses.

PAST MASTERCLASSES
Mr Tan Bo Nian

Creative Director, Design Park Studio
4 October 2017

Tan Bo Nian has more than 7 years of professional experience across a broad spectrum of industry sectors including Healthcare, F&B, Tech and Retails across the Asia Pacific. His roles include design, system integration, automation, marketing and business development.

Following his internship, he spent one year in Toronto with a wealth management company and another year in Los Angeles with a start-up venture. After 2 years of National Service as an liaison officer, he further pursued visual effects, working as a stereoscopic artist for films like Batman vs Superman, Tarzan and Alice in Wonderland under Double Negatives.

While working in the film industry, he founded Design Park Studio with his strong belief in User Experience. He later ventured into 3 more companies ranging from Video Production, Fabrication, and Events, which involve the creed of creative excellence and work ethic to the highest standards for every job. Some of the notable companies that he had worked on are Changi Airport Jewel, Hotel Indigo Katong, and Resorts World Sentosa.

Ms Helen Liu

Leading HR Practitioner
11 May 2017

A thought leader, Ms Helen Liu has been leading HR teams by establishing several Leadership Development roadmaps, as well as the Operator’s Continuous Educational Program. In 1995, Ms Helen Liu worked as the Head of HR of Nokia Telecommunications Dongguan Operations in China. She joined Nokia Finland’s HR Department in 2007. Between 2010 and 2013, she worked as the Senior Business Partner of Microsoft Asia Pacific, Singapore.

As a HR practitioner, she assisted employees in making career decisions, and supported them in their career realisation through talent development programs, job rotation, high-potential program, short-term assignments, and more. In accordance with the Employment Assistance Program, she has also provided counselling to employees to resolve issues from work. In addition, she facilitated many workshops to encourage visionary discussions, including the Change Management Workshop and Transformation Workshop.

Courses Available

Pre-Diploma & Diploma

 

Undergraduate

 

Postgraduate

 

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