AYA SEKINE / Founding Director
Programming, global outreach, partnerships, marketing, Singapore jazz ecosystem research
Adjunct lecturer LASALLE College Of The Arts, Director of Bon Goût Music,
MA Arts & Cultural Management (LASALLE ‘17), BA(Hons) Jazz Performance (LASALLE ‘14), Professional Diploma in Jazz Performance (Berklee College Of Music ‘94)
Awards : LASALLE Award For Academic Excellence (‘14)
Artistic Discipline: Jazz pianist, improvisor, composer, curator
DAWN HO / Director
Fund raising, programming assistant, human resources, public relations, domestic and community outreach
Credential :
BA(Hons) Jazz Performance (LASALLE ‘17), Founder/director of Island Girl LLP
Artistic Discipline:
Vocalist and composer
Treasurer, administration, communication, Schools & youth outreach, technical management
Credential :
BA(Hons) Jazz Performance (LASALLE ‘17), Diploma (Merit) in Music and Audio Technology (Singapore Polytechnic ’10)
Awards : LASALLE Award For Academic Excellence (‘17)
Artistic Discipline:
Vocalist and composer

Members (originally registered)

Marketing advice
Credential :
Post Graduate Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning, Dance Teacher education (Trinity Laban), Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.), Food Science and Nutrition (University of Queensland)
Artistic Discipline:
Tap dancer, teacher and voice-over talent
Legal advice, administration
Credential :
BA(Hons) Jazz Performance (LASALLE ‘15), Law (LLB) Hons, University of Exeter, Barrister at Law, Middle TempleArtistic Discipline:
Violinist, composer and arranger

Unregistered members

Sarah Teh (project management)
Tan Li Hao (accounting support)

Board of Directors

DR TIMOTHY O’ DWYER  (Active 2016-2020)
Credentials: Head, School Of Contemporary Music,
LASALLE College Of The Art, Doctor of Philosophy, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, BA Music, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, Australia
Artistic Discipline: Saxophonist, composer, educator, researcher
ZHENG YUEPENG (Active 2016-2020)
Credentials: Officer MCCY Arts & Heritage, University Honours Degree in History, Amherst College Boston Massachusetts, MA Southeast Asian Studies, National University Of Singapore
Award(s): The Asa J. Davis Prize for Academic Distinction in the History of Africa and the Black Diaspora on Swingin’ Round the World: Musical Circuits, Traveling Musicians and Jazz in Singapore (Amherst College 2009)
Publications : Essay : Jazz from the 1920s to the Present: the Musicians, the Spaces and the Music on Singapore soundscape : musical renaissance of a global city (National Library Board Singapore, 2014)
Artistic Discipline: Jazz Guitarist