The TENG Ensemble bridges the traditional and contemporary, the East and West, and the old and new.
Their unique brand of music has brought them to cities such as Melbourne Shanghai, Seoul, Manila, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur, where they presented Singaporean music to an international audience and received unanimous acclaim.
Their two full-length albums were both awarded 4.5 out of 5 stars by The Straits Times and their second album 'Stories from an Island City' ranked #1 on Hong Kong’s iTunes World Music chart. They have played at venues and events such as the Esplanade Concert Hall, Esplanade Recital Studio, Singapore Day in Melbourne, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Hong Kong Fringe Club, ASEAN Tourism Forum, George Town Festival, TEDxPetaling Street, Mediacorp’s Star Awards, Shanghai World Expo, Youth Olympic Games, Singapore Night Festival and Singapore Heritage Festival. Their online music videos are much talked about and have been widely viewed and shared by people from Taiwan, Malaysia, Hong Kong, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Singapore, Thailand, China, and Australia, amongst others.
In 2018, the ensemble was awarded the CHT International Award for Musical Performance & Education.
As a collective of music educators, scholars and award-winning instrumentalists, The TENG Ensemble constantly looks to break new ground with familiar yet refreshing and accessible yet enigmatic music. Their works take inspiration from past and present and are showcased in a way that is accessible and representative of today's musical sensibilities and aesthetics.