Esplanade Presents


Parent-Child Workshop: Play and Sing!

Ellissa Sayampanathan and Gabriel Hoe (Singapore)

4 Dec 2022, Sun, 3.45pm


(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Recital Studio

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Calling both the young and young at heart. Rediscover the joy of play led by song—and song infused with play—as we journey through a programme of children’s tunes that engage voice as well as body. Be prepared to participate by lending your voice and engaging in the fun. This programme is specially designed for children aged 6 to 12, as well as their parents, grandparents, and/or caregivers.


Tickets must be purchased in an adult-child pair. Each ticket admits one.


Mask-wearing is optional. However, audiences are encouraged to continue to exercise responsibility and caution, such as wearing masks when in crowded places.

Recommended Age: Recommended for children aged 6–12 with an accompanying parent/guardian. No admission for children aged 5 and under. Accompanying adults must be above 16.
Admission Age:
6 and above
Language: English
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Artist Information

Ellissa Sayampanathan

Ellissa Sayampanathan is a choral practitioner and pedagogue who aspires to build good musicianship and a love for music in her choristers, moulding mind, heart, and voice. She works regularly with choral groups at the Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir, St. Margaret’s Primary School, and Methodist Girls’ School (Primary). She spends part of her life teaching music in Special Education classrooms, is Founder and Artistic Director of Chroma, a choral collective based in Singapore, and serves as Secretary of the Choral Directors’ Association (Singapore). Sayampanathan received her training at the University of Cambridge (MMus) and the Kodály Institute.

Gabriel Hoe

Gabriel Hoe is a People Musician—a person who enjoys interacting with others, through music. He loves being a collaborative performer and is grateful to be a part of many amazing groups in his career so far. Some notable ones include being the pianist for the Singapore Symphony Children's Choir (SSCC), Singapore Ballet (SB), duodentity (a Singaporean piano duo formed with Adriana Chiew) and the trumpet studio at the Yong Siew Toh (YST) Conservatory. He is also keyboardist for The TENG Ensemble.

Date & Time

4 Dec 2022, Sun


Esplanade Recital Studio
Tickets & Prices
1 Adult + 1 Child
(per session)
Price $20

Tickets must be purchased in an adult-child pair. Each ticket admits one.

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