About Loh Eng Soon, Eric

Loh Eng Soon, Eric (b. 1969), BSc (Computer and Information Sciences, NUS), MBA (MACQ), GDipBA (SIM), DCVCS, FLCM, LLCM, LTCL, LLCM (TD), ATCL, ALCM (TD), DipMusLCM, MISM.


Eric is at the meeting point between IT and the Arts!

Having worked for Hewlett Packard for 13 years, he was first an engineer, then progressed to trainer, manager and, latterly, consultant for the Asia Pacific region. He gave this up in order to pursue his passion for playing and teaching the classical guitar.

Eric has been playing since the age of 14, progressing through the grades (AB) and continuing to enjoy playing throughout his career in IT, incorporating some private teaching. In 2009 he made the decision to teach full-time and in 2016 he started Poco Music Studio LLP and has since established a large and flourishing practice. He has continued to study and has gained both teaching and performing qualifications, but is ever eager to learn more. Eric is the first Singaporean to hold a FLCM in Classical Guitar Performance.

Eric has taught and produced nearly 50 LCME Grade 8 Classical Guitar students and more than a dozen of LCME Diploma students. He is very well received as a patient, passionate and deliciated guitar teacher from numerous feedbacks of his students on his websites. (https://pocomusicstudio.com.sg/testimonials/)

He is also a Principal Study Lecturer with Singapore Raffles Music College teaching the Diploma and Bachelor of Music program awarded by London College of Music, University of West London.

Eric is an Exam Centre Representative for London College of Music Examinations (LCME) in Singapore and his center, Poco Music Studio LLP, is an accredited examination center for London College of Music Examinations.

Eric has a wife, Helen, and 3 children and, in his spare time, enjoys maintaining his aquariums and avian hobbies. To support his hobbies, recently Eric completed a CET Diploma course with Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Veterinary Clinical Science.

Eric teaches mostly from his private home studio near Seng Kang MRT (3 minutes walk from MRT). He can be contacted at Mobile: 91913094 or Email: pocomusicstudio@yahoo.com