Eddie Sim Lian Kiat

Eddie Sim learnt the piano from a young age of 4, and later picked up the cello at 12. Studying under Singapore’s “First Lady of the Cello”, Mrs Herminia Ilano, he obtainined his Diploma in Cello Performance (Dip. ABRSM) and was featured on the High Scorers’ Concert as one of the most outstanding cellists to have aced the examination.

After graduating from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory with a Bachelor of Music (Honours) in 2014 where he studied under the renowned pedagogue Mr Leslie Tan from the T’ang Quartet, Eddie joined the highly-profiled Singapore Chinese Orchestra.

Some of the great maestros he has worked with include tenor José Carreras, conductor Eiji Oue and Robert Spano. Out of his own passion, he is also an avid jazz musician, having performed with jazz bassist and jazz mentor Dr. Tony Makarome.