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The ASWARA Chamber Choir is newly formed in 2019 by Dr Casey Koh upon his appointment as lecturer of Choral Studies at the Faculty of Music, ASWARA. The ASWARA Chamber Choir is now officiated as the flagship of the National Arts Academy of Malaysia (ASWARA). The choir is made up of vocal study majors and also other music majors of the conservatory. The choir has a longer history when it was originally part of the large ensemble of the Music Faculty, consisting of over 100 singers. The choir actively performed in many productions including the staging of several operas under previous choral directors. Upon the appointment of Dr Casey Koh as the new Choral Director of ASWARA, the Chamber Choir was formed to advance the choir in standard choral literature and to be the face of the conservatory in choral singing. The ASWARA Chamber Choir has appeared in several events, performances and music festivals namely the VOX Friendship Choir Festival in Kuala Lumpur. The ASWARA Chamber Choir is actively commissioning new works to be arranged by local arrangers to promote Malaysian music heritage through choral singing which is in line with the vision and mission of the National Arts Academy of Malaysia.
Dr. Casey Koh, also known as Dr Casey Broadway is best known for his work in musical theater as a producer, music director, educator, performer and arranger. He is the founder of the Broadway Academy in Malaysia and also the advisor and Founder of the Broadway Theater Society Malaysia (BTSM). Dr. Koh holds a PhD from ASWARA specializing in Voice and Musical Theater and has lectured in several universities and colleges in Malaysia and abroad. He is also involved in the instrumental scene as an instrumental soloist, orchestral musician and symphonic band conductor as well as a chamber musician. Dr. Koh is currently the Chair of Voice and Choral Studies at The College of Music Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University, Bangkok, Thailand and also is the Choral Director and lecture of Choral Studies at the National Arts Academy Malaysia, ASWARA. Dr Koh is also the choir director and founder of the BAVE Chamber Choir, The BAVE Community Choir, The Broadway Academy Show Choir and The Broadway Academy Children’s Choir. Under his direction, the choirs have won several awards both within the country and abroad. Dr. Casey Koh is also the one of the founding committee of the Asia Pacific Show Choir Council and is often sought out as a consultant and adjudicator for Show Choirs and Concert Choirs.Back to the list of ensembles