A different kind of R&B

  • Duration: Typically 60 minutes
  • Format: Lecture recitals or purely concert
  • Tailored level: Novice, Varsity
  • Medium of Instructions: English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin
  • Financial Arrangements: For Hire and/or Ticketed

In this series, we focus on music from the 16th to mid-18th century Europe, and the specific content can be tailored to the desired level, from novice or young audience which aims for leisure with knowledge enrichment; to varsity undergraduates that will contain more specificity and focus areas. Sessions will typically include concise lectures, guided listening, show-&-tell, live demonstrations and performances.

We often collaborate with early music specialist from abroad (for example Ibrahim Aziz from London and Dr. Yi-Li Chang from Taiwan) and synergies with local enthusiasts including lutenist YS-Tang) to attained historically informed performance. We also uses period instruments including the renaissance lute, viola da gamba, baroque recorders and baroque flute, whenever appropriate and possible.

If you wish to widen the horizons of your students, or just seeking classy entertainment for friends and families, or simply looking for an enriching activity for your employees, do consider hiring us to facilitate the lecture recitals..

Track Record:

Public (Ticketed):

  • Baroque & Renaissance Gems – George Town Festival 2023, Penang (20 & 21 July)
  • Voice, Viol, Lute: Ancient & Modern – MIA (3rd June, 2023)
  • Bach & Charpentier – Christ Church Melaka (30th Apr, 2023)
  • 文藝復興好好玩 – Eslite Spectrum, Starhill KL (12th Mar, 2023)
  • Bach & Charpentier – Holy Rosary Church, KL (Dec 2022)
  • Byrd Songs – Sculptureatwork, KL(Sept, 2022),
  • R&B – Bobos Studio, Klang (May, 2022),
  • R&B Gems – Dou Houz, KL (May, 2022)
  • R&B 200 (Dec, 2021)

Learning Institutions (Hired):

  • Strike the Viol, Touch the Lute – Malaysia Institute of Art, MIA (29 May, 2023)
  • Music Society, Muar (Nov, 2022)
  • Music Faculty, UiTM (Oct, 2022)
  • Music Faculty, UPM (May 2022)
  • SEGI College, (Sept, 2019)
  • Ann Perreau’s Music School, PJ (May, 2018)
  • KL Hainan Social Club, (Aug 2018)


Byrd Songs at Sculptureatwork, Kuala Lumpur (September 2022)
R&B Gems AT bobos music studio, klang (may 2022)
Music Faculty, University Putra Malaysia (May 2022)
R&B Gems at Dou Houz, Kuala Lumpur (May, 2022)
R&B 200 Lecture Recital, KAMIKITA Book Festival, Muar (December 2019)