Koh Tian Yi is a choir conductor, classical pianist, and vocalist. In 2018, he has completed his Master Degree in Choral Conducting at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (UK) under the tutelage of famous British composer and choral conductor Paul Spicer. He was awarded Prestigious Leverhulme Arts Scholarship by the Leverhulme Trust for his outstanding achievement during his studies.
Tian Yi received his piano Performer’s Certificate at the age of 15, and later received his piano LTCL certificate with distinction in 2012. In 2013, he graduated with a Bachelor Degree (Honour) Classical Piano from UCSI under the tutelage of Professor Dr. P’ng Tean Hwa. At the same year, he founded youth choir Lollapalooza Singers, which then received Chamber Choir Category Winner award in 2nd Voices of Asia choir competition 2014. Soon after that, the choir was invited to Radio Television Malaysia for recording.
During his time in UK, Tian Yi worked as a musical director for 3 choirs and performed frequently with them. He traveled to more than 10 countries during his musical journey and has been very active in Malaysia’s music scene by giving recitals, masterclasses, and workshops, in both piano and choir scenes. Most recently, he was invited to be one of the guest conductors for choir project ‘Community Spirit’ and performed at Birmingham Symphony hall, UK.