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About The Straits Ensemble

The Straits Ensemble is a musical collective that champions Singapore cultural music exchanges, influenced by the ever-changing global music landscape and jazz sensibilities.

With an instrumentation that embodies' Singapore's cultural sound, The Straits Ensemble navigates the rich tapestry of Singapore's heritage and taps on a global kampung spirit to celebrate diversity.

The Straits Ensemble is a group under Pasat Merdu, a non-profit organization focused on fostering intercultural understanding and uncovering the essence of the Singaporean Sound. Through education, commissions, presentations and promotion of new works, it aims to present this distinct sound to the world stage.

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