Clothing choices, physical gestures: S’pore female music conductors bridge the gender gap

School choral conductor Choy Siew Woon (left), and violin teacher and conductor Vivien Goh. PHOTOS: NG SOR LUAN,GILBERT CHAN, PIXELMUSICA
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SINGAPORE – Though school choral conductor Choy Siew Woon and Cate Blanchett’s fictional movie protagonist Lydia Tar both wear suits on stage, that is where the resemblance between art and life ends.

Choy, 35, says: “When I’m on stage, I really do feel more comfortable in a suit.”

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