Siripong Albert Tiptan


Siripong Albert Tiptan play at Valentia Chamber Music Festival

Siripong Albert Tiptan joined the Conservatory of Music at Rangsit University as the Head of String Department in 2007. He has been active in Thailand’s musical scene for almost twenty years since his first appeared for public concerts. He is considered by music critics and classical music lovers in Thailand to be “one of the best young violinists and a very enchanting performer”. Siripong received his Bachelor degree in Violin Performance from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. While studied with Prof. Michael Ma as a full scholarship student at HKAPA, he won the Concerto Competition 2 years in a row and was also awarded the Duchess of Kent scholarship for excellent student. He was selected to be the concertmaster of the school orchestra for HKAPA European tour with their first performances at Casal Festival in Prades and Karinthia Music Festival in France and Austria. Siripong has participated in numerous masterclasses with illustrious artists such as Isaac Stern, Pinchas Zukerman, and Cho-liang Lin. After graduating from the HKAPA, he won the concert-master post of the Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, the “youngest concertmaster in the RBSO history”. In 2001, Siripong won the Graduate Teaching Fellowship award from the University of Oregon as well as HRH Princess Galyani Vadhana’s scholarship to study for his Master’s degree with Prof. Katheryne Lucktenberg and Alyssa Park.

During his time in the USA, Siripong played regularly with numerous professional orchestras such as The Eugene Symphony Orchestra, the Oregon Mozart Players and he was invited to join the Oregon Bach Festival, one of the biggest music festivals in the West Coast, USA. Siripong is now concertmaster of the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, Mai-Thai Chamber Orchestra and invited guest concertmaster of the Nusantrara Orchestra in Indonesia and Macao Symphony Orchestra. He has worked with many international and world class artists such as Dmitry Sitkovesky, Sir Neville Marriner, Barry Douglas, Krystian Zimmerman, Stephen Hough, Kennedy, Okko Kamu and Lukas Foss.

He is also a founder of the Bangkok String Quartet, The Artist Ensemble of Bangkok, and the RSU Piano Trio.

2016-2017 season saw Siripong appear as soloist at Tokyo Opera City Hall in Haydn’s Sinfonia Concertante, with the National Symphony Orchestra of Thailand in Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, M. Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1, and Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 with the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra and Symfonie Orkest de Lier in Belgium, a chamber music concert tour in Indonesia with principal cellist of Amsterdam Chamber Orchestra, a chamber music concert with David Abrahamyan, Ignacio Rodriguez, Jaime Rapado and Sergey Bezrodny at Museo Evaristo Valle in Gijon-Spain, a concert tour with Asia Pacific United Orchestra in Prague, Berlin, Vienna, Helsinki, and Tallinn, a recording with the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra (new album), Mai-Thai Chamber Orchestra with Dnu Huntrakul and Supatra Indrabhakti Korad, a series of chamber music concerts with the Pro Musica Quartet and an appearance as violin soloist in Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante with the ProMusica Orchestra.