April 27, 2015

This article was published in The Business Times on 27 April 2015.

CAN a professional orchestra teach corporate managers the finer points of leadership and communication?

The Metropolitan Festival Orchestra (MFO), led by its associate conductor Ian Woodward, proves that...

February 9, 2015

This article was published in The Straits Times on 9 February 2015.

THE senior management of OCBC Bank had to face the music last month.

But no, it wasn't a grilling by shareholders or financial regulators, but rather an innovative and unusual leadership programme involv...

February 8, 2015

This article was published in Lianhe Zaobao on 8 February 2015.

华侨银行集团行政总裁钱乃骥“化身”交响乐团指挥,不是为了 展现其音乐才华,而是希望通过音乐熏陶,提高集团高级管理人员的 领导能力。

30名来自华侨银行海内外分行、集团旗下新加坡银行、大东方控 股和永亨银行的高级管理人员,上个月一同放下银行家的身份,加入 大都会管弦乐团(Metropolitan Festival Orchestra)的行列,摇 身一变成为一天的音乐家,共同参与演奏贝多芬、莫扎特和巴哈的多 首经典...

February 6, 2015

This article was published in The Business Times as well as The Business Times Online on 5 February 2015. 

OCBC Group CEO Samuel Tsien tried his hand at conducting the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra at a unique staff leadership programme recently.

Some 30 senior managem...

February 5, 2015

This article was published in AsiaOne.com on 5 February 2015.

SINGAPORE - OCBC Bank's Group CEO, Samuel Tsien, played conductor to the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra for a day thanks to a unique leadership programme known as Sounds of Leadership. 

Mr Tsien was one of th...

September 26, 2014

The MFO is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Ian Woodward as our Associate Conductor.

Prof. Woodward is currently a Professor at INSEAD – The Business School for the World, specialising in leadership, organisational behavior and communications, and is the...

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