Lim Meng Keh

Section Percussion

Meng Keh graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts Australia in 1983 under the Singapore Public Service Commission Scholarship with a diploma in timpani/percussion. Upon graduation he was awarded the coveted Billy Hyde Percussion Prize. Since graduation he has been timpanist/percussionist with the SSO. He performed as soloist with the SSO in 1984 and with the SAF Central Band in 2000. He collaborated with the Singapore Dance Theatre in its premiere “The Ice Nymph” in 1989 and also represented Singapore in the Asian Friendly Concerts held in Fukuoka, Japan in 1994 and 1998. As a member of the SSO Percussion Ensemble, he has appeared on the SSO Chamber Music Series Singapore Arts Festival Fringe Concerts Shell Lunchtime Concerts and Esso Concert Series. Meng Keh has conducted workshops at various educational institutes since 1989. He has been tutor at the Singapore Youth Orchestra and the SYO Training Ensemble since 1985 and Lecturer of Timpani/Percussion at the LaSalle-SIA College of the Arts since 1994. His students have attained distinctions in the examinations and were featured in the ABRSM High Scorer’s Concert. In his free time Meng Keh spends time with his two kids and enjoys travelling, jogging and playing computer games.