10 Apr '11, 9pm

Making sound decisions: The other side is working very hard on how we can bring our own music to youngsters," he...

TO SAY music surrounds Philip Tan is not an analogy. There literally are speakers in every single room of his home. "Every room has a different set of speakers, even the kitchen and the toilet. I'm writing so much music that I have to test so many speakers," said the sound designer and composer who, upon our prodding, gamely answered just what kind of music he listens to in every single one of those. "In the kitchen, it's totally classical. In the toilet, it can be bossa nova. In the study room, world music. And in my own studio I listen to a lot of very funny, electronic stuff," he quipped. With a voracious appetite for all sorts of music, it's no wonder then that Tan, a 2007 Young Artist Award recipient, is one of the go-to guys in theatre when it comes to music. His latest will be Desire At The Melancholic String Concert by Cake Theatrical Productions as part of the Esp...

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