Treasurer - Choral Directors' Association (Singapore)
Mr Gerald Poh’s interest in music only truly began in secondary school when he started singing in his school Choir. Since then, he has been part of his Junior college choir, University choir and several Alumni choirs. Mr Gerald Poh finds great joy in discovering new experiences and experimenting with different styles of music.
Mr Gerald Poh’s other passion lies in education. Working in Outdoor Education helped him discover the drive to help others improve and push themselves past their comfort zone. Shortly after enrolling in university, he pursued and was certified as a Hard Skills instructor for Outdoor Education by the Ministry of Education.
After graduating from University, Mr Poh decided to pursue a career which would help him fulfil both of his passions; Conducting Choirs.
Mr Gerald Poh believes that every person on earth can make music. It’s just a matter of helping them discover their inner muscian. He believes that every musician should not only expand themselves musically, but also in other areas; In Sports; In Academics; In the Fine Arts. He believes that to enrich oneself as a musician, one must first enrich themselves as a person.
As a member of the Executive Committee of CDAS (2015-2017), Mr Poh will do his best not just to enrich the Choral Community musically, but in other ways as well.
Gerald Poh is the conductor of the following school choirs:
Jurong West Primary School
Pei Hwa Presbytarian Primary School
Beatty Secondary School
Fuchun Secondary School