Personalities/Organisations in NORA

Kam Kee Yong (b. Penang, Malaysia–) is a composer, violinist, conductor, artist, and the father of violinist Kam Ning. He is often described as a self-made man, with values of hard work and a pioneering spirit. Kam led the Singapura String Orchestra and the People’s Association String Orchestra from the 1970s to ’80s, nurturing a generation of musicians. He is a strong advocate for the performance of local compositions.


1 Kam Kee Yong, Cultural Medallion Recipient 1984, Music : [interview]
Tan, Eleanor A. L.
Video Recording , 29/11/2010