Kenneth Walter De Souza, is a classical musician (Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Baritone Saxophone), conductor, audio and home theater enthusiast. His passion for music has led him to build up remarkable credentials – 10 years School Band Conductor, achieving numerous awards both locally and internationally. Awarded back-to-back distinctions, 1st Runner Up in the Australian National Band Competition, conducted numerous concerts in Singapore’s Esplanade Concert Hall and Victoria Concert Hall.
Kenneth has performed under the baton of many distinguished conductors, including Timothy Reynish (UK) Shuichi Komiyama (USA, Japan) & Dr. Robert Helselth (USA). He also participated in saxophone master classes by Dr. Vincent Gnojek (USA), Shin-ichiro Hikosaka (Japan), Joshua Redman (USA), Joshua Hyde (Australia), Vincent Daoud (France) and numerous other professionals, as well as the Singapore Armed Forces Central Band for World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE).
He also has performed with the Philharmonic Winds, BDA(S) Symphonic Band, Windstars Wind Orchestra, Thomson Jazz Band, Jazznutz Big Band, WindWerkz Big Band, Tanglin Rose Big Band and has guest played in numerous concerts for community bands and alumni bands besides he’s own alma mater, St Patrick’s School. Kenneth also performed a few times as a soloist for rock bands and other jazz gigs. He was last seen on National TV during the Singapore’s President’s Star Charity event.
Currently, Kenneth is a Financial Consultant and Estate Planner. He is also a consultant for High-End Audio Monitoring & Reproduction sound systems, and Private Cinema Designs with TRITONE AV (SINGAPORE). Kenneth provides insights from a musician’s and a conductor’s point of view, appreciating audio reproduction from a different perspective, he also aptly advises clients regarding safeguarding their systems for a peace of mind.