Mr Thomas Tan


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Master Trainer


Mr Thomas Tan has a distinguished teaching career and has been with the Ministry of Education (MOE) for over 40 years as a Music Specialist. He was Head of the MOE Music Unit (Curriculum) and was the Assistant Director of CCA Music. Trained in Paris, France, he has been instrumental in developing the Music Curriculum for Primary and Secondary schools as well as the Syllabus for the Music Elective Programme (MEP) leading to the GCE “O” and “A” Level Music. He was also involved with the organization of the Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) and the development of the Singapore National Youth Orchestra (SNYO). In conjunction with MOE and in collaboration with the National Institute of Education (NIE), he has conducted numerous courses and workshops on music teaching for school teachers. He has also worked with agencies such as the National Arts Council (NAC), Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), La-Salle SIA College of the Arts and other national and international bodies on the promotion of music and the arts.


He is currently teaching at Seimpi School of Music and Seimpi Academy, conducting workshops for teachers and parents on Music in Early Childhood Education and is also preparing candidates for the Associate Diploma of Music Pedagogy (Assoc Dip MP). He holds a Master of Education and has also completed a Specialist Diploma in Pre-School Education (Teaching & Leadership).