Born and raised in Singapore, Kevin Loh is a recipient of the 2010 HSBC Youth Excellence Award for Musical Excellence and the 2018 Goh Soon Tioe Centenary Award. He was talent-scouted by The Yehudi Menuhin School via his YouTube channel when he was only 12 years old and was awarded a grant by The Rolling Stones to study at the prestigious music school.
Kevin actively represents Singapore and has won many 1st prizes from many of the world’s prestigious classical guitar competitions, like the Guitar Foundation of America International Youth Competition and the International Competition for Young Guitarists “Andres Segovia”. In 2017, he won the 1st prize in the Open Category at the 34th Volos International Guitar Festival and Competition in Greece.
As an active performer, he has performed all over the world, including the Wigmore Hall in London, the Berlin Konzerthaus and the Suntory Hall in Tokyo. He has worked with various orchestras including the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, with whom Kevin gave the world premiere of the Guitar Concerto by Singaporean composer Prof. Bernard Tan.
Besides performing, Kevin has been very passionate about outreach in our community. He regularly visits schools to share more about the guitar and music education. He also raises funds through his music in Singapore and in the region for various charities and initiatives such as ChildAid, which strives to provide opportunities for underprivileged children to have exposure in the arts. In 2010, Kevin gave his solo debut concert at the Esplanade Concert Hall and raised $180,000 for The Business Times Budding Artist Fund and The Straits Times Pocket Money Fund.