郭威胜 今年19岁,目前就读于新加坡国立大学医学系,也是一名新加坡国立大学奖学金得主。他自幼热爱音乐,不只弹得一手好古筝和钢琴,也善于作曲。他在英国皇家音乐学院(ABRSM)的各级别考试中,都获得优异殊荣, 也成功考获英国皇家音乐学院钢琴演奏级文凭。他在2006年荣获青年钢琴家中级组比赛一等奖。 郭威胜也是南洋艺术学院少儿艺术高才班的学生,由尹群老师指导古筝。他是2010年新加坡华乐比赛古筝青年组亚军和2012年的青年组冠军得主,并多次获得国际古筝比赛金奖,也考获了中央音乐学院分级考试古筝演奏级文凭。他是2013年的本杰明-南艺少儿艺术学校音乐比赛的总冠军;2013年的新加坡华乐团作曲家工作坊上也发表了他的室内乐作品,《旋舞》。他为双簧管创作的曲子也在2014年 “我们Women” 的 “十九年” 展览会上演出。

Nicholas Quek Wei Sheng is currently an undergraduate at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He is a recipient of the NUS Performing and Visual Arts Scholarship, and he has been passionate about music since young. In addition to composing music, he plays both the piano and guzheng and learnt piano from Music Lifestyle Academy. Besides attaining multiple distinctions in the ABRSM Graded Examinations for piano, he has also achieved his ABRSM Diploma in Piano Performance. He was the First Prize winner in the Intermediate Category of the Young Pianist Competition in 2006. Nicholas is also a student of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts School of Young Talents (NAFA SYT) programme, learning guzheng under the tutelage of Mdm Yin Qun. In the Guzheng Youth Category of the National Chinese Music Competition, he was the first runner-up in 2010 and the champion in 2012. He has achieved his Diploma in Guzheng Performance from the Central Conservatory of Music Chinese Instrument Grading Examinations and won many accolades in guzheng competitions both local and abroad, including the First Prize of the F J Benjamin – NAFA School of Young Talents Music Competition in 2013. His ensemble work, “Round Dance”, was premiered at the Singapore Chinese Orchestra Composer Workshop in 2013, and his solo work for oboe, “chirrup”, was premiered at the “19 Years” exhibition at Wo Men Women 2014.

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