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Pamela Tan-Nicholson

Pamela Tan Nicholson has composed, produced and performed all over the world in a career that spans four decades. She is recognised in the industry for her ability to transcend music genres, making traditional and classical music accessible to millions. Pamela was born in Singapore and has lived in London since 1983. She began staging her own plays at age 8, trained as an actress and dancer, and in her teenage became the first person to host a bi-lingual TV series in Singapore. She also co-founded the Singapore Philharmonic Orchestra. In the 1990s, Pamela focused on motherhood and was the creative force which powered her daughter Vanessa-Mae to international stardom. Writing her daughter’s best-selling music, Pamela also directed and produced her most successful concerts and videos including a documentary and end-title track for Disney’s Mulan. Before turning to a full-time music career, Pamela was an international lawyer in Baker and McKenzie.

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