Eunice Loh completed her bachelor’s degree with honours in Music (Pedagogy and Performance) in USM, Malaysia and also obtained Australian Kodaly Music teacher’s training for secondary with distinctions. She is currently an active music educator and a freelance musician based in Klang Valley. Eunice involves herself greatly in setting up music curriculum for international schools in Malaysia and enjoys exploring on constructing a sustainable music curriculum especially for the high schools with the priority on the student centred learning. Along her pioneer teaching journey, she set up, coaches various ensembles for competitions and performances such as string quartet, string ensemble, choir and SATB recorders ensemble, which she believes everyone in her classroom can sing and play music artistically.
Eunice started her music education at the age of 6 by learning the piano and followed by the violin under the tutelage of Ms. Lo Mei Yoke and flute under Mr. SK Tan. Despite starting off in Western music, Eunice greatly involved herself in Chinese music as well. She joined, performed and became the conductor of Chung Ling Butterworth Chinese Orchestra (CLBCO) since the age of 14. Eunice studied the arts and techniques of conducting under Maestro Lim Soon Lay and further her studies under Mr. Jiangyang in Shanghai Conservatory of Music. Eunice conducted CLBCO at Zhejiang Yuyao Gaofeng Middle School as part of the interexchange performance program organized by Shanghai’s Association of School Education, Shanghai Musicians Association and “Yangtze River Delta” National Orchestra. In 2011, CLBCO under Eunice’s baton, won the Gold with Honours award at the 21st Century International Arts Festival Chinese Orchestra Competition organized by Singapore’s 21st Century Cultural Arts Development. She served as the flute principal at the National Chinese Orchestra Camp Concert where Hong Kong’s renowned composer, Mr. Luo WeiLun’s premiered his new composition. In 2011, she was awarded the excellent conductor award at the National Chinese Orchestra Competition which was supported by Malaysia’s Ministry of Education. In April same year, Eunice conducted the live orchestra for an 18-minutes long Chinese animated feature film named “Three Monks”, produced in 1980 by the Shanghai Animation Film Studio and premiering in Malaysia.
Eunice also attended various camp concerts and workshops. These include the Taipei Chinese Orchestra International Conducting Competition and forum, Shanghai Conservatory of Music’s summer intensive violin and conducting course, Steve Reive’s composing forum live in Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and The University of Tokyo Shakuhachi Spring Camp. She is an active performer in many local orchestras and ensembles in both Penang and KL.