Uphill task but Chinese music groups play on

Among the challenges they face are developing a sustainable business model and building their own repertoire

Over the past six years, the Chinese music scene in Singapore has experienced something of a mini-boom, with numerous chamber-size music ensembles sprouting up.

At least 10 perform here professionally today, even though the founders say it is not easy going.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 07, 2018, with the headline 'Uphill task but Chinese music groups play on'. Subscribe