Axel Jacob

Currently the Music Director of the Singapore Wind Symphony Percussion Ensemble, Iskandar Rashid was awarded the Gold Award with Distinction at the World Music Contest for Percussion Ensemble 2013 in the Netherlands. He is also the reciplent of the Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong Youth Promise Award (Distinction). He received his degree in percussion performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He founded Singapore Percussion Ensemble Festival in 2014 to bring more awareness of Percussion Ensemble movement in Singapore. He has performed with orchestras such as the San Francisco Composer Chamber Orchestra and the Orchestra Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker.