Pe­nang-Born Mu­sic Con­duc­tor, 83, Gets Home­com­ing Ova­tion

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - Opinion -

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)

— ZAIN­UDIN AHAD/The Star

Tham con­duct­ing the Chung Ling High School Orches­tra in a prac­tice ses­sion.

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