Si Yuan started learning the Double Bass at the age of 17, under his father’s recommendation. He later graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), where he studied with Jacek Mirucki, his other teachers included He Xiaoyi, Eric Lee, and Guennadi Mouzyka.
He is also Principal Bassist of kids’ philharmonic@sg Orchestra and sinfonia@sg and is frequently invited to perform with various orchestras in Singapore as a guest bassist.
Besides performing, Si Yuan also teaches double bass and music theory at kids’ philharmonic@sg. He has also attained a Grade 8 in Piano from the Trinity College of London and teaches music at many music schools throughout Singapore.
In his free time, he loves to indulge in his love for a certain kind of somewhat bigger birds.