Siam Smile Artists
In her Artist Persona, Duangpon Pongphasuk is a professional singer (Soprano) of NEC Voices 2010-2011 and Coro Allegro Choir in Boston in 2010-2011. Professional singer (Soprano) in since 2003 — independent artist, teacher (in schools of music and privately), performer in musical stage shows and on professional tours in Asia, Europe and the USA. Duangpon’s musical endeavor has also taken her to major concert venues and festivals across Asia, Europe (World Choir Game, Austria, Germany, Austria, Philippines, China, Macao) and the USA. She performs in public and private venues in Thailand, including national cultural centers, theaters and clubs, at royal command performances (variously for Their Royal Highnesses Princess Galyani Vadhana, Princess Sirindhorn and Princess Soamsawali) and in various competitions. She had been a member of Suanplu Chorus in 2004–2009, which won two Silver Medals in the categories of “Folklore Open” and “Contemporania” at Fifth World Choir Games, Graz, Austria, July 2008, and one Bronze Medal in the category of “Folklore a cappella” at Fourth World Choir Games, Xiamen, China, July 2006.
Works and Experiences in Acting and Performing as a leading actress as Maneemekhala angel, in special celebration of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great Rama IX of the 60th anniversary of his coronation on June 9, 2006, in "Phra Maha Chanok the musical stage show", 2006. Moreover, she has released 3 albums : "NOSTALGIA" (modern classical Thai music) , "SIPANDIN" and "PER" (i.e., remonstrate) of THE BANGKOK ACOUSTIC with "Khun In" (Narongrit Tosanga). She also sang for some movies ; "Tinkerbell 2" a disney cartoon in Thai version, Kan Kluay" , "Nu Hin " Luuk Tad", "Seu" (Tiger), "Sipandin", and "Muea-Dok-Rak-Baan".
Is her Teacher persona, she had been working as a teacher in Voice and musicianship class for individual students and groups at Music Lunch"Wang YMCA" in Boston in 2011 and she had worked for KPN Music Academy (Chaeng Wattana Branch) of Bangkok, 2006–2009; teacher of basic musicianship at Pink Pony Club (private nursery school) in Bangkok, 2009.
In her scholar persona, she has been studied music either in or outside school almost all the time. As below, you can understand her background in Music Education and other activities she had been involved;
- Music in Education and Performance Certificate at New England Conservatory in Boston, 2011.
- Master’s Degree of Performing Arts, Faculty of Communication Arts,
Chulalongkorn University, October 2009.
- Trinity Guildhall Honors 2009, Level 7 [Highest professional ranking]
- Diploma in Classical Singing, International Sommerakademie, Universiteit
Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, 28 July – 9 August2008.
- Bachelor's Degree in Music Education, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, March 2006.
David Patterson has performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States and abroad. He is the founding member of the critically acclaimed New World Guitar Trio (1988 – 2002). The group toured, recorded and appeared on television and radio internationally. Patterson’s visionary approach brought forth a merging of the traditional genres with the fresh and edgy sounds of late 20th century repertoire.
In addition to his work with the New World Guitar Trio, David Patterson has maintained an active career as a soloist, arranger and producer. He has collaborated with artists and musicians including Osvaldo Golijov, Dawn Upshaw, Claudio Ragazzi and painter Jon Sarkin. Mr. Patterson’s work for guitar extends beyond the classical repertoire. In 2003 he was featured alongside guitarists Andy Summers, Bill Frisell and Ralph Towner on the Guitar Harvest series. His version of White Summer/Black Mountainside by Jimmy Page received critical acclaim and heavy radio rotation internationally.
David Patterson is a renowned teacher and author. He is on the faculty of Longy School of Music, Tufts University, and Gordon College and has conducted master classes throughout the United States, South America, and Asia.
New World Guitar Trio New World Guitar Trio (1994)
New World Guitar Trio Exiled (2000),
Guitar Harvest 1 (2003) * Compilation
David Patterson Esordio (2005)
Czerny for Guitar: Hal Leonard Pub. (2010) * as author
A versatile Violinist, composer and music producer Paye Srinarong is the first ever recipient of HRH Princess Galyani Vadhana Classical Music Funds.
The first Thai violinist to perform at Carnegie Hall with world-renowned Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Paye’s musical endeavor has also taken him to major concert venues and festivals across Asia, Europe (London’s Royal Festival Hall, France, Italy, Austria, Hungary, and Poland) and the USA (Aspen, Music Academy of the West, Spoleto, etc.) He was concertmaster of Purcell School Symphony, Yale Philharmonia, Stony Brook Orchestra and guest concertmaster of Bangkok Symphony Orchestra (BSO). In 2006 Paye was appointed the first ever concertmaster of the New York Asian Symphony, leading the ensemble in concerts at the Lincoln Center (Avery Fisher, Alice Tully), the United Nations NYC and toured Japan twice. His recent performances at the Thailand Cultural Center of Mozart 3rd Violin Concerto and Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto under his father’s baton received rave reviews from critics.
Since his solo debut as a ten-year-old and with the BSO at the age of fifteen, Paye has been giving recitals in Thailand on a regular basis. He has been guest concertmaster of the BSO and offers violin classes to young musicians all over the country. In the hope of expanding classical music to a wider audience, “VieTrio”, a cross-over band with his two sisters, was launched to a critical acclaim. Collaborating with X’Act, GMM Grammy, VieTrio have released 4 albums, a DVD and a book in the past three years with Paye as a performer, songwriter and co-producer with many songs going top of the charts. Upon given sell out concerts in Thailand, VieTrio have performed at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, 2011 Qatar Open tennis, and in Singapore and Laos. VieTrio is also available on iTunes.
Educated in London, Paye attended the Purcell School and Royal Academy of Music before graduating with First Class Honors. He subsequently relocated to the States to obtain his Master and Artist Diploma Degrees from Yale University and currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Stony Brook University, NY, where he served as Teaching Assistant to the world renowned Emerson Quartet and. His important teachers include Prof. Phukorn (Suthin) Srinarong, Erich Gruenberg, the late Erick Friedman, Masao Kawasaki, Cho-Liang Lin, Pamela Frank, Ani Kavafian, Soovin Kim, Philip Setzer, Amadeus, Tokyo, and the Emerson String Quartets.
Besides performing extensively, Paye enjoys teaching music in NYC, and at his family at their Viemus Music School, featured in major magazines, newspapers, TV and radio both at home and aboard. He enjoys good food, sports and supports Arsenal FC fanatically.
Bean Town Project Band
Beantown Project is get together of Thai and international students who are currently studying music at renown institutions such as Berklee College of Music at Boston, MA USA.
Julbhan Tilabhonbhat (Musician)
Bangkok Christian High School
Berklee College Of Music, Guitar Performance at present
Natthanee Sirilatporn (Lead Vocal, Composer)
Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition, Chulalongkorn University
Berklee College Of Music, Vocal Performance at present
Pariyawit Ajchariyachai ( Lyricist, Vocals)
Dulwich International College, Assumption Thonburi, Cushing Academy Prep
Political Science, UMass Boston at present
Rafael Aguiar "Ruffus" is a creative musician, who doesnt like to be labeled or stay too long on the same level. He is in the search of a new sound, what can be seen through his originals. He is deeply compromised with every part of music making and wish to develop himself not only as a performer but also as a composer, arranger and producer.
Was born in a small city called Valenca, in Brazil but lived most of his life in Santos City in Sao Paulo state. Started playing saxophone at thirteen with professor Aldi and simultaneously learned several other instruments by himself. Among them: Clarinet, Flute, Piano, Bass, Oboe, Harmonica, Basson and Cavaquinho.
In 2002 he enrolled in a prestigious conservatory in Santos (Sao Paulo/Brazil) to take Advanced Harmony lessons with Edinho Godoy. He also became music teacher at his own high school and conservatory, were he was also a student.At the end of 2005 he was accepted in Souza Lima Conservatory in Sao Paulo, one of the bests in the country, in scholarship.
After he won a scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston. While at Berklee, had the privilege to study and perform with great musicians as such as: George Garzone, Joe Lovano, Greg Osby, Ed Tomassi, Bill Pierce, Hal Crook, Darren Barrett, Ken Cervenka, Ron Mahdi, Bruce Saunders, Dave Samuels, Benny Golson, Filo Machado, and much others.
Toured in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro/Sao Paulo/Parana/Minas Gerais) in 2005, 2006 and 2008 and through Lima, Peru in 2009.Nowadays, plays with his brand new quartet and other bands around Boston and New York.
Chariyaporn Thassanakamolphan ;
Volunteer teacher in Thai music at Wat Boston Buddha Wararam Temple Thai Sunday School since 2009 – 2012.
She was performed for Boston’s associate, Thai society and at the temple.
A judge for Boston Thai karaoke singing contest 2010 - 2011
Mahanakorn University of Technology Nongchok,BKK
June 1, 1996 to March 7, 1999, B.A. in Civil Engineering
Thesis Topic: “Fire Behavior of Aggregates Concrete”
Rajamangala of Technology Lanna
June, 1993 to March, 1996, Vocational Diploma in Survey Engineer Muang,Chiang Mai
Wattanothai Payap School
June, 1990 to March, 1993, Major of Science – Mathematic Muang,Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai College of Arts
June, 1986 to March, 1990, Major of Thai Orchestra Muang,ChiangMai
H.P. WOOD Co,Ltd. Muang,Phuket October 1999 to August 2001, Construction Engineer
January 1,2002 to August 31,2009, Thai MusicianPreformed of playing the following Thai instruments: alto xylophone(Ra Nad Eak), alto bamboo xylophone, lower gong circle, higher gong circle and Chinese dulcimer, and she is also able to play northern region instruments such as Saloh (three string spine fiddle) and Seung (plucked fretted lute)
Thai music and Thai classical dance perform Nagoya,JP
July to December 2004, Perform Thai music and Thai classical dance in Nagoya , Ichi Ken Japan to exchange cultural for the best relationship between Thai and Japan.
Thai music and Thai classical dance perform Kunming Yunnan,China
Perform Northern Thai music Saloh
(three string spine fiddle) and Seung (plucked fretted lute).
Juke Nawa is a multi-talented musician and contemporary music composer. He is quite versatile playing the piano, keyboard, guitar, bass guitar and drums as well as an array of traditional Thai instruments.
Juke holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand where he was born and raised. After university, he worked as a music writer for commercials and soap operas and gained extensive experience in the recording studio both with recording and mixing. Juke also provided private instruction in piano, guitar and voice training.
In 1987, Juke moved to the United States to raise his family. Since relocating, his primary musical experience has been as a musical event and concert producer for charity functions – in which he has also served as script writer and musical performer. Additionally he has been a backup session musician for Thai National artists – Suthep Wongkamhaeng, Sawalee Pakapan, Adirek Junrueng and Jittima Jueajai
Bo Ram Park