28 Jan '11, 2am

13-year-old boy wonder turns guitar hero

13-year-old boy wonder turns guitar hero

'It's been a good semester, and I have been able to meet talented musicians all over the world, from Russia to Korea' Kevin Loh on his first semester at the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin School -- ST PHOTO: LENNE CHAI YOU can take the boy out of Singapore, but you cannot take Singapore out of the boy, in the case of classical guitar prodigy Kevin Loh, 13. He may be the first student outside Europe accepted to the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin School's guitar programme in England, but he is maintaining his close links with home by holding his debut solo concert here next month. Also, Loh has opted for a challenging repertoire of pieces that he has never played before on stage. But the difficult concert is not the only thing on his mind. Showing more of a typical teenage side, he says he hopes to see his Singapore friends at the Esplanade Concert Hall gig, but some have yet to rep...

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