Singaporean composer-conductor Sulwyn Lok advocates for the human connection in music and for going beyond cultural boundaries. With a deep interest in global music cultures, he integrates different folk and contemporary music elements in his works, which include music composed for film and the stage.
His works have been showcased at the Cannes Film Festival and Busan International Film Festival, and have been commissioned by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Asian Cultural Symphony Orchestra and Sichuan Symphony Orchestra Tianzi Ensemble. As an educator, he has taught composition masterclasses and facilitated collaborations at the annual Music Society of Myanmar Festival and Competition, and was commissioned by the Singapore Ministry of Education to produce arrangements, backing tracks and education materials for the "Singapore Youth Festival Goes Online!" in 2020.
Sulwyn is currently pursuing a Master of Music in Music Theory and Composition at New York University, specializing in Screen Scoring, supported by the Singapore Digital Scholarship from the Infocomm Media Development Authority. Having graduated as valedictorian from the National University of Singapore YST Conservatory of Music with honours (Highest Distinction) majoring in Audio Arts and Science, Sulwyn is also lead composer and co-founder of Poco Productions, and production director and co-founder of the SEA Music Academy Online.
Southeast Asia Music Academy Online,
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music