Poh Yee Luh
Poh Yee Luh is a versatile string player. He was the former principal cellist of the Singapore Youth Orchestra. He started learning violin during his secondary time and later switched to cello performance. He studied under the tutelage of Leslie Tan and Herminia. A. Ilano. He went to Hong Kong to further improve his gehu performance skill in 1997. He was formerly a performer of the Singapore Youth Symphonic Orchestra and ASEAN Youth Orchestra.
In 1991, Poh Yee Luh participated in the ASEAN Youth Music workshop in Indonesia and was appointed as its Cello Sectional Principal. In the same year, he also participated in the ASEAN Composer’s Music Workshop in Kuala Lumpur. He participated in the Arts Festival New Music Forum in 1992. He has performed in Australia, Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Presently, he is a cellist of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra. He was formerly its Cello Sectional Principal. He also plays the gehu in several SCO performances. He is an instructor of numerous school and Clans Association orchestras and a conductor of the Nanyang University String Orchestra. He is also a freelance performer of the Singapore Lyric Theatre Orchestra.