Yokez 叶玉棂, independent singer-songwriter from Singapore.
Yokez 叶玉棂 is an independent singer-songwriter from Singapore.
She received the ABRSM Certificate of Distinction in Grade 8 Piano when she was 15, and taught herself to play the guitar and ukulele when she was 18. She started posting videos on YouTube in 2013, mostly singing with her own guitar or keyboard accompaniment.
Till date, Yokez has performed at various live music venues in Singapore, including Unplugged, Shuffle Bistro Bar, Five Bar, Acid Bar and Starker Music. She has also performed in events organised by institutions such as the People’s Association, National University of Singapore, Singapore Management University, Frasers Centrepoint Malls and so on. On top of performing regularly at weddings, corporate events and private functions, Yokez is also a resident singer at Starker Q, Wheeler’s Estate and Whisk & Paddle.
In 2015, Yokez received recognition for her original work,《不再哭泣》(“Stop Crying”). The song, which was her first completed composition and submission for a song-writing competition, emerged top 10 over more than 100 submitted entries in the 17th XQRJ Regional Chinese Songwriting Competition. Another of her original,《想爱你的冲动》(“An Urge to Love You”), also emerged top 10 in the 19th season of the competition.
In 2016, she emerged 1st runner-up in the Solo Category of SAFRA The Ultimate Voice 2016, an annual nationwide singing competition.
She also emerged 1st runner-up in Hear Me Sing, Singapore’s largest online Chinese singing competition.
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