Andrew Lum & New Asia
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Andrew Lum & New Asia

Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
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"Press Reviews"

"If 20 years from now there's Asian music playing in every elevator on the planet, it will be because of people like Andrew Lum... has collected some outstanding talent... the CD throws some real musical sparks... on to a commercially winning way to bring musical worlds closer together."
12-14 December 2003
Asian Wall Street Journal

"Singapore is not known as a centre for world music. But one producer is out to change all that. Andrew Lum has attracted some of Asia’s top instrumentalists to his record label!"
Derek Longhurst
Producer / Director
CVA Film & Television, Australia

"MATTER OF TIME marks a new milestone in Asian music. Together with world class musicians, Andrew Lum has successfully given traditional Asian musical instruments a new voice, capturing the timeless elegance of Asian music and the vibrancy of a new Asia. I commend his worthy endeavour in bringing new Asian music to a wider audience… a very talented Singaporean!"
Professor Tommy Koh
Former Singapore Permanent Rep to the UN

"Possesses all the attributes of a highly talented musician… your time has come"
Lee Suan Hiang
CEO, National Arts Council

"It’s not what I expected… but it was much better than what I had in mind!"
Lee Thean-Jeen
Director, Film Formations
commenting on Andrew Lum’s original soundtrack AlterAsians
(winner of Finalist Award in the New York Festivals 1999)

"Music with a difference…"
9 September 1999
The Straits Times Singapore

"Expect the unexpected!"
18 February 2000
I-S Magazine

"exploiting in a way that no one has ever done…"
September 1999
ProSound News Asia

"…sight and sound that crosses all genres and ethnic boundaries…"
18 September 1999
Billboard Magazine

"transcending the boundaries of music…"
July 2000
cover story of The Arts Magazine Singapore

"...passion in the music.."
9 November 2000
New Straits Times Malaysia

"…a serious attempt in defying boundaries…"
21 October 2000
The Business Times Singapore

"production is sophisticated and polished…"
9 April 2000
The New Paper
on Andrew Lum’s production of Madam What’s Next

- Various


1. Matter of Time by Andrew Lum
2. AlterAsians - The Original Soundtrack
3. Madam What's Next

Partial List of Performances by Andrew Lum & New Asia:
- Productivity 2000 Awards (Singapore)
- Singapore Live! Launch for Singapore Tourism Board (Sep 2000, Singapore)
- Enterprise 50 Awards 2000 (Singapore)
- Regional Launch of Channel News Asia 2000 (Singapore)
- International Monetary Conference 2001 (Singapore)
- WOMAD 2000 (Singapore)
- Volvo World Music Festival 2000 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
- MIDEM 2001 (Cannes, France)
- Singapore Live! for Singapore Tourism Board (Aug 2001, Stockholm, Sweden)
- Asia-Europe Music Seminar (Oct 2001, City Hall, Lyon, France)
- Philips Singapore 50th Anniversary (Nov 2001, Singapore)
- Singapore Tourism Board Showcase in Paris Expo (Mar 2002)
- Music Everywhere, for Singapore Tourism Board in Chicago (Jun 2002, Chicago, USA)
- Opening of Esplanade, Theatres on the Bay (Oct 2002)
- International Advisory Council of Tourism for STB (Oct 2002, Equinox, Swissotel Singapore)
- IDA International Conference at Esplanade (Oct 2003)
- Global Launch of Uniquely Singapore Branding for Singapore Tourism Board (Mar 2004, ITB in Berlin, Germany)
- Opening of Arts House at the Old Parliament House, Singapore (Mar 2004)
- PM Goh's Reception Dinner at Singapore Istana for Jordanian PM (Jun 2004)
- STB Road Shows in KL & Penang (Oct 2004)
- Tokyo Asia Music Market & Showcase at Eggman Shibuya (Oct 2004)
- President Nathan's Reception State Banquet for King of Morocco (Apr 2005)
- SM Goh's State Banquet for Vice-President of Indonesia and his Delegates (May 2005)
- PM Lee's State Banquet for Ruler of Qatar and his Delegates (Jun 2005)
- Patron of the Arts Award for National Arts Council (Esplanade Concert Hall, Sep 2005)
- Launch of Creative 2005 2005 by President SR Nathan (Istana, Nov 2005)
- Launch of AdAsia 05 at Suntec Convention Centre (Nov 2005)
- Dinner for CNN hosted by Singapore Tourism Board at My Humble House (Jul 2006)
- Global Entrepolis Dinner by EDB at Suntec Convention Centre (Nov 2006)
- DBS Bank Spring Banquet at Ritz Carlton Hotel (Feb 2007)
- Singapore Season '07 China in Beijing and Shanghai (Oct 2007)
- MIDEM '08 Singapore Showcase in Cannes, France (Feb 2008)
- Opening Ceremony for the 1st Singapore International Water Week (Jun 2008)
- Singapore Singtel Formula 1 performances on Paddock Club Stage and Stamford Stage (Sep 2008)
- Singapore F1 Grand Prix private event at Divine Wine Extravaganza for Mubadala Ferrari (Sep 2008)
- Singapore F1 Grand Prix private event Champagne Brunch at Raffles Courtyard for ING Renault (Sep 2008)
- Singapore 1st International Energy Week Gala Dinner (Nov 2008)
- Debut in the Edinburgh MELA Music Festival in Scotland (Aug 2009)
- Procter & Gamble International Conference Gala Dinner at Raffles Hotel (Apr 2010)
- Inter-Pacific Bar Association (Legal Conference) Gala Dinner at MBS (Apr 2010)
- KPMG Reception at St Regis (Jun 2010)
- Collaboration with French fire installation artists Cie Compagnie Carabosse for the Opening of the Singapore Arts Festival (Jun 2010)
- Singapore Showcase 2010 in Paris, France by the National Arts Council (Oct 2010)
- HDB 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner at Ritz Carlton (Nov 2010)
- Castrol International Conference at MBS (Nov 2010)
- Official Opening of Bank of Singapore, OCBC's Private Banking ( Jun 2011)
- Boeing Gala Dinner , IATA Conference at MBS (Jun 2011)



An award-winning composer, arranger and producer from Singapore, Andrew is the founder of New Asia, one of the most progressive groups in the region.

In 29 years of his career, he has worked in Taipei, Hong Kong, London, India, China, Malaysia and Vancouver, and has collaborated with the renowned in the international music industry including Ryuichi Sakamoto, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jorge Callendrelli (Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon), Kenny Wen, John Kaizan Neptune, V Selvaganesh (from the Grammy Nominee group Remember Shakti), Goh Hotoda (who has worked with Janet Jackson, Madonna, Prince, etc) and many others.

He scored for the TV mini-series AlterAsians, which won the Finalist Award in the prestigious New York Festivals and one of his compositions, New Asia, was the Top 10 in the World Music Category of the International Songwriting Competition. 

In December 2003, the Asian Wall Street Journal picked his album "Matter of Time" as the Top 10 World Music albums and quoted "If 20 years from now there's Asian music playing in every elevator on the planet, it will be because of people like Andrew Lum"

In 2006, Lum was awarded the Wings of Excellence Award by COMPASS Singapore for his international achievements.

His compositions used by the highly successful 12-girl band Jyuni Jyoshi Gakubou from China has sold more than 3 million copies in worldwide.

Below is a partial list of the recent awards of Andrew Lum:

Finalist Awards - New York Festivals for 1999 and 2000
Top 10 Awards (World Music) - USA International Songwriting Competition for 2004 and 2005
Honourable Mention - Billboard World Song Contest for 2006
Finalist Award - ISC Songwriting Competition USA for 2007
Arranger for Best Instrumental Album - Taiwan Golden Melody Award for 1996
Top Instrumental Awards - Composers & Authors Society Singapore for 2006, 2007, 2009 & 2010
Wings of Excellence Award - Composers & Authors Society Singapore for 2006