Bringing Singapore to the Global Choral Stage: An interview with premier choral director Nelson Kwei

“Currently, there is a lack of emphasis on arts education in our local education system.”

“I strongly believe that, in a developed country, technology and the arts share a symbiotic relationship where the two complement each other.”

“With respect to Singapore, I feel that our economy and technological standards are quite in place. Perhaps now it’s time to shift our focus to developing culture and the arts.”

“Only then can our people’s cultural literacy improve, and can we cultivate an all-rounded future generation of Singaporeans. This would be an asset to our country’s development,” says Mr Kwei, who also serves on the National Arts Council’s Advisory Board for Choral Development in Singapore.

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