Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Singapore
A conservatory of music with a 650-seat concert hall, teaching rooms and rehearsal-recording studios.
New Build Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music www.ystmusic.nus.edu.sg
Project Cost $30 million Singpore (approximately 15 million €).
Time Frame Design: 2003. Construction: 2004. Opening: October 2006.
Owner National University of Singapore.
Architect(s) Liu Thai Ker, RSP Architects, Singapore rsp.sg
Theatre Planner(s) Theatre Projects Consultants, London theatreprojects.com
Seat Count 650-seat concert hall, 5 ensemble rehearsal rooms, 40 teaching rooms, 50 practice rooms. The two balconies surrounding the concert hall are mostly used by the audience, however the first balcony may also be used by a choir and/or musicians in some musical configurations. Total area 15 000 m².
Uses Concerts, recitals, orchestra rehearsals, music conservatory.
Services Basic and acoustical concept; acoustical consulting throughout the project.
Team Eckhard Kahle, Project Manager, Nathalie Faillet, Kahle Acoustics.