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Chester Tan: Music Wiki

by Chester Tan

1990s

  • NTU Hall Five Quintsical Productions Music Director (1997-99), Choral Director (1996-99), Music Arranger (1996/97), Cast (1996/97, 1998/99)
  • NTU Hall Five Choir “Fivers’ Chorale” Conductor (1996/97), Choir Head and Conductor (1997/98)
  • Feb 1999: NUS CACS Jam and Jive – “Rubber Dollz” (3rd prize), “Non-Descript” (consolation)
  • Mar-Jul 1999 : StagePals “Shades of Love” Music Director

2000

  • Jan: DramaBox Production of “Mr Beng” Sound Effects Director
  • Jul: Composed and arranged music for Bukit Panjang Sec. School ‘Pupils’ Creed’ and school anthem

2001

  • Feb: Composed and arranged music for Woodlands Constituency Chinese New Year Dinner

2002

  • 27 May: Music Director for “Put On Your Dancing Shoes”
  • May-Nov: Produced Bendemeer Secondary School 25th Anniversary Celebration “Les Miserables” full-length musical minus-one soundtrack
  • 7 Dec: Composed and arranged music for Metropolitan YMCA “Dance Fantasea”

2003

  • Feb: Composed and arranged music for NTU Hall Five Quintsical Productions 02/03
  • Aug: Resident MIDI ringtone composer for Planet E-Village
  • Oct: Music License to FlipAlbum range of products

2004

  • Jan: Composed and arranged music for NTU Hall Five Quintsical Productions 03/04
  • 31 Mar: Signed an exclusive Artiste Agreement with Rhythmiz Music Production under Gilbert Ong
  • Feb-Jul: Tanglin Secondary School production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, arranged full musical minus-one soundtrack.
  • Jun: Ballet Accompanist for The 8th Commonwealth Society of Teachers Dancing (CSTD) Singapore Summer School
  • Jun: Soundtrack album co-producer for Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School musical production, “The Father’s Hand”. Arranged song accompaniment, engineered, mixed and mastered CD tracks.
  • 25 Jun: Keyboards and backing vocals for Van Fan Yi Chen guest performance at “Gen-Y” Charity Concert held at Singapore Expo
  • Aug: Wrote jingles commissioned for MediaCorp Radio Station, Capital 95.8FM
  • Sep: 2 music projects commissioned by Woodgrove Primary School
  • 13 Nov: His debut album, Timeless, launches islandwide at music stores in Singapore.

2005

  • Feb: Writer Member of COMPASS
  • 10 May: Composed and arranged¬†Piano Spa¬†for Music Street.
  • Nov: Capital Radio 95.8FM releases Mandarin pop classics album. Arranged and mixed.
  • Nov: Arrangement for Punggol Secondary School anthem.

2006

  • 25 Jan: Piano Spa album launches in Japan.
  • 15 May: Piano Spa album releases in Korea.
  • 11 Jun: “Victorian Days” the musical premieres at the Esplanade Recital Studio. Written by Stella Kon, music and arrangement by Chester.
  • 28 Jul: Piano Spa 2 releases in Singapore, distributed by Warner Music.

2007

  • 26 Jan: Piano Spa 3 Bliss album releases in Singapore, distributed by Warner Music.
  • Mar: Chester is a writer under Avex Taiwan Inc.
  • Jul: “Little Girl”, CD single by local songwriter-singer and radio deejay, Kevin Wong Dejiang, featuring Chester on piano
  • 6 Dec: Rock On Piano album releases in Singapore, distributed by Warner Music.

2008

  • Apr: Piano Spa 4 album releases in Singapore, distributed by Warner Music.

2011

  • Jul: Chester is awarded “COMPASS Young Songwriter of the Year” and “Top Local Instrumental Contemporary” at the 16th Annual COMPASS Awards.
  • Dec: Piano Spa 6 album releases in Singapore, distributed by Warner Music. Co-produced by chart-topping music producer, Tat Tong of WAPEA
2012

  • Jul: Chester is awarded “Top Local Instrumental Contemporary” at the 17th Annual COMPASS Awards.
2013

  • Sep: Chester is awarded “Top Local Instrumental Contemporary” at the 18th Annual COMPASS Awards.
2014

  • Sep: Chester is awarded “Top Local Instrumental Contemporary” at the 19th Annual COMPASS Awards.
  • Dec: Piano Spa 7 album releases in digital and CD format, distributed by Warner Music. Co-composed by local singer-songwriter Bevlyn Khoo.

2019

  • Sep: Released piano single, “A New Sparkle“, on digital platform (Spotify, YouTube, TIDAL, Apple Music, etc.).

2020

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