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2014 Goh Soon Tioe Centenary Award winner, violinist Alan Choo plays his recital on Aug 10th with Lim Yan at the piano

This is a site for all ex-members of the Goh Soon Tioe String Orchestra from 1953 to 1983. The orchestra was founded in 1953 by GOH SOON TIOE, violinist, pedagogue, conductor, impressario. Originally composed of his students and interested amateurs, it was in the latter years entirely made of his students, and students of his 2 daughters Sylvia (cellist) and Vivien(violinist),with the exception of the indispensible Mr Alex Abishganaden on double bass.
Vivien was the conductor from 1975-1983. 3rd daughter Patricia (cellist, bassoonist) was the orchestra manager, designed our hilarious camps,and conducted the GSTO juniors.Son-in-law Robert Luse (guitarist) also conducted the juniors for a while.
If you have attended rehearsals on the verandah of 22 Balmoral Crescent on saturday mornings or afternoons, and performed with GSTO,you are invited to join the site.

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  • 41
  • Singapore
  • Jul 23, 2010
  • English

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