With the unique motto No one plays alone, NUS Piano Ensemble (NUSPE) focuses on ensemble playing rather than solo performances, and is a group that values friendship and partnership at the piano.
Founded in 1987 by undergraduates with a passion for the piano and performing, NUSPE’s core repertoire today consists of piano works for duet and duo pianos, with the aim of promoting an appreciation for piano music and providing performance opportunities for aspiring pianists.
Although NUSPE’S niche is classical music, it has not shied away from experimenting with a range of performance and musical styles, including works which see the piano in concert with other instruments. Eclectic genres such as jazz and contemporary popular music also influence the group’s repertoire. Collaborative opportunities with other art forms such as dance, theatre, and literature have also materialized as innovative and refreshing performances.
Key Past Events
- 2009-2015Performances in Klaviesta! Inaugural Piano Festival: Tri-University Concert @ Singapore Management University Arts & Culture Centre
- 2014NUS Arts Festival highlight Maestro
- 2015Melodias performance at library@esplanade
- 2016Annual concert Touch