Esplanade Concert Hall
Getting to Esplanade
The taxi stand is located at the Esplanade Mall entrance along Raffles Avenue.
The Esplanade is easily accessible via public buses.
Bus numbers: 36, 56, 70M, 97, 111, 133, 162M, 195, 502, 531, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, 75, 77, 106, 700A, 857, 960, 961, NR1, NR2, NR5, NR6, NR7, NR8.
The nearest bus stop is also located along Raffles Avenue, outside the Esplanade Mall entrance.
Esplanade is just a 10-minute walk from the City Hall and Esplanade Circle Line (Exit D) Stations through an underpass, which also links four shopping centres –CityLink, Raffles City, Marina Square, Suntec City and Millenia Walk.
Victoria Concert Hall
The Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall is a complex of two buildings and a clock tower joined together by a common corridor and is located in the civic district of Singapore. The complex was closed for major renovations in June 2010, and is scheduled to reopen in 2014.
School of the Arts Concert Hall
Designed with a box-in-box construction and crafted using minimal applied interior finishes, the School of the Arts (SOTA) Concert Hall offers exceptional acoustics for classical recitals and choral works.The enclosing upper walls of the Concert Hall are formed out of rhythmic rows of precisely shaped mustard coloured precast concrete pillows, complemented by the warm solid white oak of the splayed inner lower walls that are detailed with finesse to achieve fine acoustics.The auditorium is equipped with comprehensive audio-visual infrastructure and also hosts a dedicated recording room.Dependent on concert requirements, fabric banners may be deployed from the ceiling to alter the room reverberation time.A motorised choir stall moves up and down stage, allowing the size of the performance area to be altered, and also provides an additional 148 audience seating for concerts-in-the-round, while seating 560 people in the stall and circle levels.
Getting to SOTA Concert Hall
TAXI — Passengers may alight on level 2, at SOTA’s pick-up / drop-off point via Zubir Said Drive. Taxis may easily be hailed at the designated taxi stands of The Cathay or PoMo.
BUS — Bras Basah Road, Hotel Rendezvous, Bus Stop No.: B08069 7, 14, 14e, 16, 36, 36B, 77, 106, 111, 124, 124A, 128, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 174e, 174, 175, 190, 502, 502A, 502B, 518, 518A, 518B, 587, 590, 598, 700, 700A
MASS RAPID TRANSIT (MRT) — Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station (CC1 / NE6 / NS24 EXIT A)
Public parking is not permitted at SOTA; public parking facilities are available at The Cathay, PoMo, SMU and Hotel Rendezvous.
Dunman High School Performing Arts Centre
Dunman High School Performing Arts Centre (PAC) was built in 2010 and is located next to the hostel and the school’s Media Resource Library.The PAC has a large stage of dimension 31-55 feet by 28 feet and may accommodate up to a maximum of 80 performers on the stage. There are portable risers/ platforms available for performing groups such as choir to elevate the performers on the stage. The acoustic panels can be adjusted according to the requirements of the performance. The 848-seater hall comprises of 574 stall and 274 gallery seats and as such is also suitable for large-scale events such as conferences and seminars. On the 2nd level, there are also 8 music practice rooms of various sizes which can accommodate up to 20 people. This could facilitate tuning sessions or act as holding rooms for performers.The PAC also has up-to-date lighting and sound systems which will provide a good viewing experience.
Getting to Dunman High School Performing Arts Centre (PAC)
The PAC is located next to the hostel and the school’s Media Resource Library, and is easily accessible via Tanjong Rhu Rd or Kampong Arang Rd.
Exit ECP via Fort Road Exit (Exit 14A) and turn into Tanjong Rhu Road.
Parking is available at the school hostel’s carpark or at the HDB multi-storey carpark along Kampong Arang Road.
Via Public Transport
From Aljunied MRT Station
Take bus 158 (bus stop number: B81089).
Alight 8 stops later and cross the road to reach Dunman High School in 5 minutes.
From Bedok Bus Interchange
Take bus 30.
Alight along Fort Roadwalk to Dunman High School via Tanjong Rhu Road (10 minutes walk).