Professional Musician / Guitar Enrichment Instructor
Trinity Grade V
Clarence has been in the professional music scene for the past 20 years. A vocalist/guitarist by profession, Clarence is also the bassist and lead singer of the He’Arts
Since 2000, he has been performing as a soloist at Beach Hut, East Coast on weekdays and with the full band “He’Arts” on weekends.
On the music education, Clarence has been instructing guitar in schools for the past 9 years. He has attained the Yamaha Grade 7 and Trinity Grade 5 in classical guitar performance. His track record are as follows:
Catholic Junior College - CCA guitar ensemble from 2002 to 2004
Griffiths Primary School - Guitar in curriculum since 2004 till present
St. Joseph’s Institution - Guitar in Curriculum since 2004 till 2009
St Gabriel’s Secondary School - Guitar enrichment from 2004 to 2005
Edgefield Primary School - CCA guitar ensemble since 2005 till present
Nanyang Polytechnic - Guitar enrichment from 2003 to 2006
Queenstown Secondary School - Guitar enrichment in 2004 till 2006
Macpherson Secondary - Guitar in curriculum in 2006
Farrer Park Primary School - Guitar in curriculum in 2007
Temasek Secondary School - Guitar enrichment in 2005 till present
Pasir Crest Secondary School - Guitar enrichment since 2009
Anderson Primary School - CCA guitar ensemble and Guitar in curriculum since 2007
Clarence has received rave reviews from these schools simply because of his passion for teaching and imparting guitar skills to the young. He is patient and carries a caring heart in all his teaching engagements. His excels best in teaching the primary level
In the 2010 SYF (Guitar Ensemble) for primary schools, Clarence instructed Anderson Primary School who attained the Gold with Honours under the baton of Mr. Alvyn Eng with music arranged by Michael Gaspar.
Clarence wrote and co-produced the songs for the album entitled “A Children’s Miracle” in 1999 which was sponsored by a Canadian bank for a charity project for autistic children
He was the vocal arranger of the Avant Garde Promotions creative team that produced the 12 FAS S’League clubs’ cheers and club theme songs in 2001.
With his local pop group, “He-Arts” has released their first album entitled “Move On All The Way” and was the vocal group that recorded the soundtrack for the local movie “Talking Cock” in 2002.
In between his school teaching and performing schedule, he gives private lessons in acoustic guitar.