Letting the music speak

music August 24, 2018 01:00

By THE NATION

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Southeast Asia Music Education Exchange (Seamex) - the first dedicated marketplace for music education in Southeast Asia - is being held at small hall of Thailand Cultural Centre from today until August 26 (Sunday).



Designed to highlight Southeast Asian music faculty talents, Seamex aims to be the premier platform for regional music education exchange, international music projects collaboration and global music education promotion and connection.

Seamex will also present supporting industries in the music education network, including music talent management, publishing, instruments and accessories, services and consultancies, musicrelated academic and research organisations, wellbeing and hobbies.

Seamex 2018 will feature guest artists and lecturers such as Ayako Oura from Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, Ingolv Haaland from the University of Agder, Norway, Supapol Thanyawibool from Kasetsart University, and Anant Narkkong from Silpakorn University. Activities will be organised by the Bangkok International Band Festival, and the event will also include a music showcase and talks, choral music showcase, jazz band concert, workshops, band clinic, music exhibition and marketplace. A special concert will be performed by the Feroci Philharmonic Winds with the support of the Italian Embassy.

This year’s edition expects between 1020 exhibitors from Asean nations to exhibit in the threeday Seamex 2018. These exhibitors will consist of professional music training institutes like universities, production studios, and professional performing groups. 

Seamex 2018 is organised by Faculty of Music Silapakorn University and Seamex Sdn Bhd from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

Find out more at fb.me/musicsilpakorn, or email sufm.specialaffairs@gmail.com and seamex2018@gmail.com.