Penang-Born Music Conductor, 83, Gets Homecoming Ovation
Watch our exclusive video of classical musician and orchestra conductor Tham Meng Kong, 83, as he returns to his George Town alma mater to inspire a new generation of young musicians. Tham, who has lived and performed in Chicago for the past 50 years, was back for Chung Ling High School’s centenary celebration and met with the music students under the guidance of Datuk Woon Wen Kin, who’s also director of the Penang Symphony Orchestra. (Search: Penang conductor)
Tham conducting the Chung Ling High School Orchestra in a practice session.