Singapore Celebration | 29 March 2018


St John’s College is delighted to invite Johnians and guests to a celebratory evening reception in the company of the Master and The Choir of St John’s on Thursday 29 March 2018.

The event takes place at the Aura Sky Lounge, the spectacular rooftop spot which overlooks the Marina Bay skyline. Join us for drinks and canapes and a private performance by The Choir of St John’s, led by Director of Music, Andrew Nethsingha (1987). The recipient(s) of the Singapore Academic Award 2018 will also be announced during the evening. The award recognises academic excellence and is granted to an undergraduate student shortly before admission to the College. The Master, Professor Christopher Dobson FRS FMedSci, and Dr Mary Dobson will be in attendance at the event, along with Matthias Dörrzapf, Director of International Programmes.

The evening will be the perfect opportunity to extend your Singapore network, celebrate the exceptional achievement of Singapore students and alumni alike and enjoy an uplifting performance from one of the oldest and finest collegiate choirs in the world.

We hope that you will be able to join us for this celebration of the Johnian community in Singapore and we would be delighted to welcome your guests as well.



Date and time         Thursday 29 March 2018, 18.30 – 21.30

Venue                    Sky Lounge, Aura at the National Gallery. 

Address                   1 St Andrew's Road, 05 - 06, 06-02, National Gallery, Singapore 178957

Full Price                 £30 per person

Special rate for new alumni: £20 per person for alumni who matriculated in 2007 and afterwards. This rate is also available to the guests of eligible Johnians. Current students are welcome to attend and should contact the Development Office directly.

Dress code                 The dress code for this event is lounge suits or equivalent.

Guests                        You are welcome to bring up to two guests to this event

Closing date for replies: 16 March 2018

Programme for the evening

Reception 18.30 – 21.30 with a private performance by The Choir of St John’s at 19.00

Booking for this event has now closed. Please contact the Development Office by email, or phone 01223 338700,with any enquiries.

Event terms and conditions

Please note: The cost of this event is subsidised by The Development Office; the College does not make a profit from the ticket charge.


The Choir of St John’s: Faire is the Heaven Tour 2018

The Choir of St John's returns to Singapore with a concert at the Singapore Esplanade Concert Hall on Saturday 31 March 2018 at 19.30. The choir will perform a selection of the finest choral pieces from the 16th Century to the present. Tickets are available to purchase through

We would like to offer alumni of St John's College a 20% discount on the SGD $78 ticket category. To redeem the discount, enter the following code when purchasing your ticket: SJCC2018. Buy concert tickets here.


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