SAW JAMES SAR DOE SOE
Cello, Conducting is currently Conductor at the Attachment Of Cloud Orchestra(AOC). Graduated from Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music,National University of Singapore. He studied the cello under Leslie Tan of the T’ang Quartet. As a member of the Conservatory Orchestra, he has had to the opportunity to work with conductors such as Darrell Ang, Chan Tze Law, Jason Lai, Leon Fleisher, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Claus Peter Flor and Alan Gilbert. He has also performed with some compositional piece by composition student in Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. In March 2009, he was invited to play at the Istana for a state function for the Myanmar prime minister and Singapore prime minister.
He was selected again to perform at Istana for a state function for Myanmar President and Singapore President. Saw James began studying the cello at the age of 16 with a local teacher. In 2006, he was selected to participate in the SAYOWE (Southeast Asia Youth Orchestra and Wind Ensembles) festival in Thailand. He has performed extensively throughout Myanmar including a performance with the National Symphony Orchestra broadcast on Myanmar radio and television, has also performed with NAFA (Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts) Orchestra in Singapore. He was invited to participate with World Youth Orchstra and Orchestra Of Music Maker in Singapore. In 2007 he visited Austria to study short course with Edger Gardler, cello soloist of the Munich Radio Orchestra and Michael Tomasi, principal cellist of the Innsbruck Symphony Orchestra. He has also had the opportunity to perform in a chamber orchestra comprising of retired members from Innsbruck Symphony Orchestra.