Terry Ang is an internationally acclaimed flute specialist who is at home in a variety of musical styles. He has thrilled audiences across Asia with his versatility and exciting performances on all members of the flute family (from piccolo down to the contrabass flutes), Irish whistle, Chinese flute (dizi), recorder, and ocarina (clay flute).
In his two decades of teaching experience, Terry’s excellent track record includes guiding several students to attaining Distinction in the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Grade 8 examinations. He is also a highly sought-after tutor for flute students in bands all over Singapore.
As a professional flautist, Terry has represented Singapore in high profile international events and music festivals in China, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Kazakhstan and India. His all-rounded musicality has been heard in a wide array of settings, such as the Istana for local and foreign dignitaries, the opening ceremony of the Ministry of Information and the Arts (MITA) Building and the launching of the National Geographic Channel in Bombay.
Aside from his thorough classical background, Terry is also widely regarded as the region’s most successful flautist in the field of commercial music. He has collaborated with such international artists as Jacky Cheung, Kit Chan, Zhang Hui Mei, and Stephanie Sun, resulting in numerous commercial recordings and TV productions. His eclectic ensemble, E- Tree, comprising a sitarist, a tabla player and himself, continues to be an audience favourite at various commercial events.
Terry is currently the President of Flute Ensemble (Singapore), a position that has facilitated his presentation of master classes by important flute masters, including the celebrated flautist, James Galway. He dedicates his spare time to doing extensive research in flute production and design, expanding his knowledge of the instrument’s mechanics and methodology, making him one of the leading flute educators in the country.