Music hits the high notes: More are learning and playing instruments during the pandemic

Retiree Eugene Chan spent $8,500 on seven guitars in the past year. PHOTO: COURTESY OF EUGENE CHAN
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SINGAPORE - Retiree Eugene Chan has been playing his guitars and ukuleles more often during the pandemic.

In the past year, the 65-year-old has also splashed out $8,500 on seven new instruments, including a $3,200 electric guitar and a $300 ukulele.

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