Tacet(i) is focusing on the creation of new compositions from both local and international composers, artists, as well as new works with elements of music technology, improvisatory and interdisciplinary. The ensemble consists of 14 Thai musicians, our primary members are living in Thailand as well as abroad in several countries such as China, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom and the United States. The primary members include:

Piyawat Louilarpprasert (founder, composer)
Noppakorn Auesirinucroch (director, guitar)
Pisol Manatchinapisit (saxophone, conductor)
Phataporn Preechanon (flute)
Christhatai Paksamai (clarinet, int’ committee)
Kerk Jaree (synth, piano, electronics)
Saksilpa Srisukson (violin, librarian)
Tapanatt Kiatpaibulkit (violin-viola)
Kantika Comenaphatt (admin, cello)
Worrapat Yansupap (guitar)
Thanapat Ogaslert (electronics, sideman)
Kantapong Rakbankerd (percussion, stage manager)
Siravith Kongbandalsuk (trombone, treasurer)
Sakda Prachumchana (tuba, general manager)

Pamornpan Komolpamorn (guest conductor)

Noppakorn Auesirinucroch (guitar, director)

Noppakorn Auesirinucroch is a guitarist and interactive performer whose work integrates music and sound studies with approaches from interdisciplinary art, multisensory perception, cross-modality, and multimedia. 

Over the past years, Noppakorn dedicated himself to advocating a new music community in Thailand and abroad by collaborating with a large number of local and international artists, performers and music-makers. He has been actively presenting music and interdisciplinary performances in festivals and collaborations including the Cornell Biennials 2022 (New York), Peabody Composer’s Reading 2022 (Baltimore), City University of New York (CUNY) Composer’s Reading 2022 (New York), Enkhuizen Gitaar Festival 2016 (Netherlands), Dutch radio “Omroep West” Nieuwe Kerk 2016 (Hague), Concert “New Music for Saxophone, Guitar and Sho” 2018 (Amsterdam), Tesselat Composers’ Collective Project 2019 (Tokyo), IntAct Festival 2019-22  (Bangkok), “Theatrical Strings” Project at Onondaga Community College (Syracuse), Human and Machine Project (USA), Princess Galyani Vadhana Music Symposium (Bangkok), China-ASEAN Music Festival (Nanning) and many more. As a guitarist, Noppakorn has performed in festivals and has been awarded in competitions including Thailand International Guitar Competition, Asia International Guitar Festival, Indonesia International Guitar Festival, Tarrega International Guitar Festival and among others.

His current research, “Innovative Practice of Enhancing Musical Perception”,  in collaboration with Charles Michel, a former chef in residence at Oxford University’s Experimental Psychology Department, was highly recognized and selected for publication in the Netherlands Research Catalogue. The research is focusing on designing multisensory performance with an emphasis on sound-taste associations and crossmodal correspondences—a review on the process of creating a flavour musical piece for solo guitar in collaboration with a prominent Thai composer, Piyawat Louilarpprasert, has been elaborated.

He obtained his BMus and MMus degrees with the absolute highest distinction in classical guitar performance from the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague, Netherlands, under the instruction of Enno Voorhorst and Zoran Dukic. Noppakorn had studied with prominent artists, including Roland Dyens, Costas Cotsiolis, Raphaella Smiths, Xuefei Yang, Aniello Desiderio and Duo Melis.  Noppakorn is currently serving as a director of Tacet(i), Southeast Asia’s leading new music ensemble, and an artistic director of the IntAct Festival 2021-22 and Co-Director of IntAct Festival 2023.

Pisol Manatchinapisit (saxophone)

The recipient of best Thai performer in Jean Marie Londeix International Saxophone Competition 2017 and Selmer Saxophone Artist (Paris), Pisol Manatchinapisit has been awarded several prizes and honors such as Prix Walo-Sprungbrett 2017 (Switzerland), 3rd prize Asian saxophone competition 2016 (Taiwan), 2nd prize Osaka International Music Competition 2014 (Japan) and Gold Medal, Settrade Music Competition 2013 (Thailand).    

He also participated and performed in several music festivals such as Eurosax 2014 (Spain), Vienna International Saxfest 2016 (Austria), World Saxophone congress 2015 (France) and 2018 (Croatia), Zurich International Saxfest 2017 (Switzerland), Palma de Mallorca Saxophone Festival 2018 (Spain), New Music for Saxophone, Guitar and Sho, Conservatorium van Amsterdam 2018 (Netherlands), Thailand New Music and Arts Symposium 2019 (Thailand), The 2nd Asia Saxophone Congress 2019 (China), Saxtronic in Space, The Pavillon Le Corbusier 2019 (Switzerland), Hearing Visibilities: Multimedia Music and Art Performances 2019 (USA), ZHdk Saxophone Quartet, Embassy of Switzerland in the Republic of Korea 2019 (South Korea), Lange Nacht, Artikulationen in der zeitgenössischen Musik 2019 (Switzerland), Musikpodium der Stadt Zürich – Hommage à Armin Schibler (Switzerland), Thailand New Music and Arts Symposium – Hybrid World, Cultural Reconnection 2021(Thailand), Zurich Saxfest 2022 (Switzerland), Cornell Biennial – Cornell University 2022 (Ithaca, U.S.), Asian Pacific Saxophone Academy 2023 (Thailand).  

With an ardent advocate of new music, Pisol works largely on acoustical contemporary music and music technology by new works of new composers and also himself. Recently, he is collaborating with emerging Thai composer, Piyawat Louilarpprasert. The past projects included Vienna Saxfest 2016 (Vienna), “Diffused Portrait” 2017 (London and The Hague), Thailand International Composition Festival 2016 (Bangkok), Tesselat Composer Collective 2018 (Osaka) and “Pixel for saxophone and orchestra” with Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra 2019 (Thailand).

Piyawat Louilarpprasert (composer)

“Young and Gifted, Meet the rebel Thai composer taking music to unheard heights”
(CNN News Worlds Report, Karla Cripps)

Piyawat Louilarpprasert, a Thai composer/artist from Bangkok, who works interweave of composition, visual art and technology. Piyawat has received commissions and awards, including the Fromm Foundation Commission, Harvard University (Boston), the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung Commission (DE), British Council Grant Prize (UK), 100th year commission of Donaueschinger Musiktage (DE), KulturKontakt Residency by the Austrian Federal Chancellery (Austria), Best Music Award International Computer Music Conference (Shenzhen), Impuls Composer Commission (Graz), Artist in residence of Südwestrundfunk (SWR) Experimental Studio (Freiburg), Mizzou Composer Festival (MICF), American Composer Orchestra, ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award 2018, 20 and 21 (USA), the Fritz Gerber Commission Award Lucerne Festival (Switzerland), Sergei Slonimsky Composition Award (Russia), and the ISCM/Asian Composer League Prize and many more.

With performances spanning over 20 countries across Asia, Europe, and the United States, Piyawat’s work has graced renowned festivals, from Darmstadt New Music Festival (Germany), Lucerne Festival (Switzerland), Time of Music (Finland), Saint Petersburg New Music Festival (Russia), Gaudeamus Musikweek (Netherlands), China – ASEAN Music Week (China), Asian Composer League (Japan) to MATA Festival (New York) and more. He collaborated with established ensembles and orchestras such as Tacet(i), Arditti, Alarm Will Sound, [Switch~ Ensemble], Berlin Philharmonic Horn Section, International Contemporary Ensemble, Mozaik, Meitar, Wet Ink, Omnibus, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Trickster Orchestra, Princess Galyani Vadhana Youth Orchestra, Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Aguascalientes Symphony Orchestra, American Composer Orchestra, Elbland Philharmonie Sachsen etc.

Piyawat holds a DMA in composition from Cornell University where he was awarded the Don Michael Randel Research Fellowship for his new music course: P.I.Y. (Perform it Yourself), with degrees from Royal College of Music (M.M.), London and Mahidol University (B.M.), Bangkok. Piyawat was previously a faculty at Cornell University and Ithaca College. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Composition at Bowling Green State University (BGSU). Full bio www.piyawatmusic.com

Christhatai Paksamai (clarinet)

Christhatai Paksamai is celebrated as a distinguished clarinetist renowned for her technical mastery and unparalleled performances. Her dynamic career as both a performer and educator has afforded her the opportunity to travel extensively across the globe, leaving an indelible mark on the international music scene. From 2015 to 2019, Christhatai served as a professor of Clarinet at Zhaoqing University, College of Music in Zhaoqing, China. Her responsibilities encompassed teaching private lessons, conducting clarinet choirs, facilitating masterclasses, presenting solo recitals, and collaborating within faculty small ensembles. She currently holds positions as a member of the esteemed Beijing Contemporary Soloist Group in Beijing, China, the Thai Symphony Orchestra, and the Tacet(i) Ensemble.

In 2016, Christhatai earned her Master of Arts Degree from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, under the guidance of Dr. Yos Vaneesorn. Prior to this, she resided in Paris, France, for three years, where she received a certificate of performance from the Conservatoire à Rayonnement régional de Versailles under the tutelage of Mr. Philippe Cuper. During her time in Paris, she also studied Bass Clarinet at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Départmental Marcel Dadi de Créteil with Mr. Philippe Olivier Devaux. She completed her undergraduate studies at Mahidol University, College of Music, graduating with first-class honors under the mentorship of Ms. Cassandra Fox-Percival. Christhatai’s passion for continuous learning has led her to participate in clarinet masterclasses and festivals in over 10 countries. Notably, she was awarded full scholarships to attend the International Summer Academy camp in Payerbach, Austria, in 2010-2011, where she received the first prize for the best interpretation of contemporary music. In 2018, she further enriched her skills at the Belgian Clarinet Academy under the mentorship of Eddy Vanoosthuyse and Yehuda Gilad. Throughout her career, Christhatai has garnered numerous scholarships, awards, and guest artist invitations, including winning second prize in the Settrade Music Competition in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2010 and the first prize for Interpretation of Contemporary Music at the ISA camp in Austria. She has been an active member of the Chulalongkorn Clarinet Choir since 2010, performing at prestigious events such as the International Clarinet Association Festival 2015 in Madrid, Spain, where the choir received top honors. Christhatai’s performance repertoire spans various prestigious orchestras and ensembles, including the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Siam Philharmonic, and the Thailand International Composition Festival. She is a founding member of the Thailand International Clarinet Festival and has participated in multiple International Clarinet Association events worldwide.

Currently serving as principal clarinetist for the Thailand Symphony Orchestra and a member of the Tacet(i) Ensemble, Christhatai remains at the forefront of Thailand’s contemporary music scene. In 2022, she was invited as an international guest to the ClariPeruOnline Bass Clarinet Week program, and she presently serves as the Symphonic Ensemble Band Director at the College of Music, Mahidol University.

Christhatai’s musical journey has been shaped by esteemed mentors including Mr. Philip Cuper, Mr. Philippe Olivier Devaux, Ms. Cassandra Fox-Percival, Dr. Cheryl Melfi, Dr. Yos Vaneesorn, and Mr. Sooksan Ratanapol. She proudly represents Triebert France Ligature and Buffet Crampon as an endorsed artist, embodying excellence in her craft.

Phataporn Preechanon (Flute)

Phataporn Preechanon was born on March 4, 1997 in Bangkok, Thailand. She started playing piano when she was 11 years old. Her first competition was Yamaha Thailand Music Festival 2010: Classical violin with piano, Age not over 15 years; and won the first prize. She later found herself interested in the sounds of wind instruments and she was admitted to the Young Artist Music Program at the College of Music, Mahidol University with Agrita Lakute. She received 2 years scholarship. She has several chances to play with many ensembles. She graduated from Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music where she studied flute with Kalaya Phongsathorn. she has participated in many musical activities in Thailand and abroad, such as: PGVIM Exchange Project in SEOUL 2017; Chamber Concert at Singapore Symposium; SNU International Music Camp 2018 in South Korea.

Siravith Kongbandalsuk (trombone)

Siravith Kongbandalsuk is an artist based in Thailand, with a primary focus on exploring the diverse realm of sound. With a background as a music performer, Siravith pushes the boundaries of traditional and contemporary music practices, engaging in interdisciplinary, theatrical, improvisational, electronic/electroacoustic, and interactive multimedia performances. Additionally, Siravith possesses a deep curiosity for uncovering the possibilities of sound creation within the context of composition, music performance, instruments, and installation.  

Siravith has been participating and performing at several music events, including International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) 2023, Cornell Council of Arts Biennial Project, Cornell University, Kultur Kontakt Austria, Tokyo Media Interaction, Asian Composers League, Princess Galyania Vadhana International Symposium, Thailand International Composition Festival and Thailand New Music and Arts Symposium. Besides, Siravith also participated in several projects funded by many organisations such as small grants by Japan Foundation Bangkok, CTC British Council grant, Music grant by Swiss Art Council, Pro Helvetia, and Contemporary Art Promotion Fund from Office of Contemporary Art and Culture (OCAC), Thailand. Siravith’s installations/instruments have been presented in several places, such as Urban Ally-Bangkok Design Week 2024, My Allee – Seoul, Korea, Longgang Cultural Centre, Shenzhen, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) and Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music (PGVIM).  

Since 2014, Siravith has been a member of Tacet(i) Contemporary Ensemble and has collaborated with several composers and artists, including Eleni Ralli, Peter Veale, Piyawat Louilarpprasert, Jason Thorpe Buchanan, Scott Wilson, Emily Koh, Anselm MacDonnell, Sergio Cote Barco, Christopher Miller, Christopher Adler, Anothai Nitibhon, Chung Shi Hoh, and Boon Hua Lien.   

Siravith earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Performance (Classical Trombone) with Philip Brink at College of Music, Mahidol University, Thailand (B.M.) and a Master of Music in Music Performance (Trombone Performance) with Bart Claessens at Conservatorium Maastricht, Netherlands. He received an Excellence Scholarship from Zuyd University, Maastricht, and the Fund for Classical Promotion Under the patronage of HRH Princess Galyani Vadhana for his Master’s Degree. Currently, Siravith is a vice-dean and full-time lecturer at the Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music. Also, Siravith is a co-director of IntAct Festival in Bangkok, Thailand. 

Kantapong Rakbankerd (percussion)

Kantapong Rakbankerd is a prominent Thai contemporary percussionist currently serving as a Music Instructor at the Department of Music, Udon Thani Rajabhat University, Thailand and the main member of the Tacet(i) Ensemble.

Kantapong started his musical journey at the College of Music, Mahidol University, Thailand, where he completed the Pre-College program and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Classical Percussion Performance under the mentorship of Dr. Wannapha Yannavut. In 2019, he attained his Master of Music in Music Education from the esteemed Faculty of Music, Bangkokthonburi University, Thailand.

During his tenure from 2013 to 2015, Kantapong served as a full-time percussionist with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, honing his skills across various musical genres including Popular Music, Jazz Music, Classical Music, and Contemporary Music. Recognized for his prowess as a marimba player, Kantapong achieved acclaim as one of the five finalists of the Conrad Young Musician of Thailand in 2009. He has had the privilege of participating in marimba masterclasses led by esteemed marimbists such as Momoko Kamiya, Seung Myeong Oh, Peter Vulperhorst, Robyn Schulkowsky, Dr. John W. Park, Katarzyna Mycka, and Wei-Chen Lin.

Presently, Kantapong continues to collaborate with music composers, arrangers, and contemporary artists from Thailand and various countries, further enriching his musical repertoire and contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape of the global music scene.

Tapanat Kiatpaibulkit (Violin/Viola)

Tapanatt Kiatpaibulkit embarked on his musical journey at the age of 13, embracing the violin under the guidance of Mr. Worapong Aue-Yok at Assumption College, Bangkok. His tenure saw him rise to the esteemed position of concertmaster within the Assumption College String Orchestra. Additionally, he pursued violin studies under Mr. Natnucha Sasipurana.

In 2010, Tapanatt’s quest for musical growth led him to France, where he immersed himself in the violin under the tutelage of Madame Beatrice Broyer at Salon-de-Provence’s renowned Consevatoire Municipal de Musique, de Danse et d’Art Dramatique. This phase marked a pivotal juncture in his artistic maturation.

In 2014, his pursuit of excellence took him to Darmstadt, Germany, where he delved into the intricacies of contemporary music guided by mentors Ms. Anothai Nitibhon and Mr. Peter Veale.

Tapanatt’s educational journey culminated in 2016 with his graduation from Mahidol University’s College of Music. There, he refined his viola artistry under the tutelage of Mr. Juris Madrevich and Mr. Vladislav Shumakov. He also embraced diverse disciplines such as piano with Mr. Bakhtiyor Allaberganov, harp with Ms. Phuttaraksa Kamnirdratana, theory & composition with Mr. Valeriy Rizayev and Mr. Surat Kemaleelakul, and conducting with Ms. Pamornpan Komolpamorn.

His artistic footprint graced various ensembles, including performances with Tacet(i) at the Thailand International Composition Festival and contributions to TMAO, IntAct, and the Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music Youth Orchestra.

Tapanatt’s versatility further shone through collaborations with the Siam Sinfonietta and the Siam Philharmonic Orchestra. Additionally, his involvement with 28 Orchestra showcased his talent in crafting captivating soundtracks for films and TV productions, resonating within recording studios and concert halls.

Kerksakul Jaree (piano)

“We express our sincere gratitude to pianist Kerk-sakul, whose exceptional accompaniment elevated the brilliance of the event and enhanced the performances of all the finalists.” – Benjamin Coelho, Chair of the 2023 Norma Hooks Young Artist International Competition (IDRS 2023)

Kerk-sakul, a native of Ayutthaya, Thailand, is a versatile pianist known for his multifaceted talents in composition, transcription, experimentation, and improvisation. With a passion for collaboration, he excels as a collaborative pianist, demonstrating exceptional proficiency with instruments such as strings, woodwinds, and brass.

His extensive experience as a collaborative pianist has seen him become a stalwart companion to numerous young musicians and students on stage, consistently contributing to their success in national and international music competitions including HKYPAF, Osaka Music Competition, and SET Music Competition, among others. Notably, his exceptional performance earned him the Gold Medal at the SET Music Competition in 2012, leading to his triumphant debut with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra in 2013. In this debut, he mesmerized audiences with his rendition of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor before a captivated full house.

Kerk-sakul embarked on his piano journey at the age of 11 and later studied under the tutelage of Ruetaitip Patricia Bhasuk. He was accepted into the pre-college program at Mahidol University’s College of Music (B.M.) in 2007, where he had the privilege of working with distinguished mentors such as Sebastien Koch, Dr. Nopanand Chanorathaikul, and Dr. Wen-Hui Lily Lin. Subsequently, he pursued advanced studies at the Faculty of Music, Silpakorn University (M.M.) focusing on Performance and Pedagogy.

Currently, Kerk-sakul serves as a pianist, keyboardist, and electronics performer with the Tacet(i) Contemporary Ensemble, where he continues to explore innovative avenues in contemporary music expression, enriching the cultural landscape with his creative contributions.

Thanapat Ogaslert (electronics, sideman)

A former percussionist and a self taught technician, Thanapat is one of emerging visual/electronic artists in Thailand. Graduated in Media and Communication from Mahidol University International College in 2020, Thanapat then continues to create multimedia art as a synthesis artist by joining the multimedia-electro performing group, The Face Shield band with Dr. Piyawat Louilarpprasert and Mr. Rittichut Phetmunin. Thanapat was one of the top students of Dr.Jack Picone a several award-winning and renowned documentary photographer. His electronic music and sound artwork amalgamate elements between visual art, computerization, analog technology and sound-visual integration in order to explore the body and structure of the composition. Recently, his previous work set, “Caged/Uncaged” was exhibited at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) with the Face Shield. His recent works are including the “Chamber Of Null” (an interactive Exhibition), The Face shield Vol.1: Streaming Performance (multimedia and sound performance), The Face Shield Vol. 2: Bangkok to Bogota (Telematic Performance) and The Face Shield Vol. 3: the Burning Symphony (Short Film). He is recently a 13th member of the Tacet(i) Ensemble.

Guntiga Comenaphatt (Cello)

Guntiga Comenaphatt was born in 1992 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. She started to play cello at the age of 11 years old with Assist. Prof. Sompong Wongdee. Then in 2007, she moved from her hometown to study with Mr. Juris Lakutis at College of Music, Mahidol University in Pre-College Program and in May 2018 she finally graduated with a master degree in Music Performance and Pedagogy Program. In her last year of undergraduate, she had opportunities to play in many classical ensembles which were coached by Prof. Arens Rolf-Dieter (German), Prof. Stefanie Waegner (England) and Prof. Paris Paraschoudis (Greece). She won many prizes with her ensembles as a cellist such as the Princess Galyani Vadhana International Ensemble Competition from 2013 to 2016, OSAKA International Music Competition in 2017 and she had an opportunity to participate in the 8th Karl Davidov International Cello Competition in Latvia for her solo repertoire. In her last academic year, she expanded her music playing experience through  contemporary music, she has been performing with TACET(i) Contemporary Ensemble since 2014, played for the SCG Young Thai Artist’s participation in 2021 and 2023 and played in Thailand International Composition Festival from 2013-2019. 

She has had the opportunity to study and attend master classes with famous cellists such as Ekachai Maskulrat(Thailand), Prof. Maria-Leigenseder-Ewald of The LISZT SCHOOL of music, Weimar, Prof. Stefan Popov of Guildhall School of Music and Drama(England) and Prof. Eleonora Testeleca of J.Vitols Latvian Academy of Music(Latvia). 

She has been a cellist for Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra since 2008-2022. She is also a member of Thailand New Music and Arts Organization (TMAO) which hosts many contemporary music events in Thailand and Internationally  such as Thailand New Music and Arts Symposium in December from 2019, International Composition Institute of Thailand 2021 and Mutation of Sounds and Dialogues: CTC British Council Grant 2022. In August 2022, she had opportunities to tour abroad with many music organization such as  Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra to Europe at Istituto Italiano di Cultura Budapest Budapest, Hungary, Festival Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, and  National Forum of Music, Wrocław, Poland. In September 2022 and 2023 she was invited to perform with The Yayasan Musik Amadeus Indonesia, Jakarta Indonesia. In October 2022 Guntiga had joined the US tour with Tacet(i) Contemporary Ensemble in  Extended instruments and global sounds program which included music performances, lectures session, masterclasses, and audio and video recording in Cornell University, Ithaca College School of Music, Peabody Conservatory of Music of The John Hopkins University, and City University of New York, United State. Lastly in December 2023, Guntiga participated with TMAO in the International Composition Institute of Thailand and performed as the Tacet(i) in Int-Act festival “Making Things”.

2017 Espoir Prize, Cellist, Sunny String Quartet, OSAKA International, Music Competition, Osaka, Japan
2016, 3rd prize, Cellist, Sunny String Quartet, Princess Galyani Vadhana International, Ensemble Competition (Category: String Quartet)
2016, 3rd prize, Cellist, Salaya Chamber Orchestra, Princess Galyani Vadhana International Ensemble Competition (Category:  Chamber Music)
2014, 1st prize, 1st chair Cellist, Alisore Chamber Music Orchestra, Princess Galyani Vadhana International Ensemble Competition (Category: Chamber Music)
2014, 3rd prize, Cellist, Sonore Piano Trio, Princess Galyani Vadhana International Ensemble Competition (Category: Piano Trio)
2014  Participate in the 8th Karl Davidov International Cello Competition
2013, 1st prize, 1st chair Cellist, Unisono String Chamber Orchestra, Princess Galyani Vadhana International Ensemble Competition (string)

Saksilpa Srisukson (Violin)

Saksilpa Srisukson was born in 1998. He started playing the violin when he was seven with Natnucha Sasipurana. Later on, he studied the viola under the supervision of Thosaporn Pothong. Saksilpa was a Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music Youth Orchestra (PYO) member during the first season in 2013. He participated in the 47th Darmstadt New Music Festival 2014 in Darmstadt with Anothai Nitibhon and Peter Veale, and ever since stuck in the realm of complexities and abstractions. He has also been awarded the second prize as a violist for the Melodio Piano Quartet in Princess Galyani Vadhana International Ensemble Competition 2015. He has also performed in various concerts, musicals and recitals, with genres ranging from contemporary music, musical theatres, mariachis, and Thai pop oldies.  

Aside from music, he is interested in philosophy, mathematics, physics, and their intersections. After his undergraduate studies in physics at Chulalongkorn University, he read for Part III of the Mathematical Tripos at the University of Cambridge. Alongside solving equations for strings theory, his violin strings vibrate for the Cambridge University Orchestra and has been a guest player for numerous ensembles in Cambridge throughout the term.

Worrapat Yansupap

Worrapat was born in Saraburi Province, Thailand, in 1995, where he began his musical journey under the unwavering support of his family. Introduced to classical guitar, piano, electric guitar, bass, and drum kit from a young age, he quickly developed a profound love for music, fostering a steadfast determination to pursue a career in the field.

In 2010, he embarked on his formal musical education at the College of Music, Mahidol University, enrolling in the bachelor’s degree program in music. Under the mentorship of Leon Koudelak, a Czech guitarist renowned for his lineage under Konrad Ragossnig and Karl Scheit, Worrapat specialized in classical guitar, honing his skills and passion.

Throughout his academic tenure, Worrapat’s dedication and talent were recognized through scholarships from Mahidol University, facilitating his successful completion of his undergraduate studies in 2016. Subsequently, in 2017, he pursued advanced studies at the Royal Conservatoire in the Netherlands, where he earned a full scholarship to undertake a master’s degree.

Under the tutelage of the esteemed Prof. Zoran Dukic, a distinguished guitarist celebrated for his triumphs in various competitions, Worrapat excelled. His commitment to excellence culminated in his graduation from the Royal Conservatoire in 2019 with an outstanding score of 9.5/10.

Worrapat’s proficiency and dedication have earned him accolades in classical guitar competitions, granting him opportunities to showcase his artistry on international stages. His thirst for knowledge led him to study under acclaimed guitarists such as Tomonori Aria, Philippe Lolli, Rene Izquierdo, Gerard Abiton, Francisco Bernier, Xuefei Yang, Aniello Desiderio, Pedro Mateo, Graham Devine, Izhar Elias, and others.

Driven by a desire to enrich his homeland’s classical guitar scene, Worrapat made the conscious decision to return to Thailand upon completing his studies. He aspires to share his experiences, inspire budding musicians, and contribute to the flourishing of classical music in his native country.

Tacet(i) Guests

Moreover, Tacet(i) is often collaborated with guest musicians in Thailand to extend the format of ensemble as Sinfonietta and Chamber Orchestra. Please see below our Tacet(i) guests member:

Guillermo Presa (saxophone, honourable)
Thitipol Piseskul, (saxophone)
Yoshio Wakugami (oboe)
Rittichut Phetmunin (clarinet, visuals)
Chaiphat Tripipitsiriwat, (clarinet)
Alongkorn Laosaichuea (trumpet)
Yuttapol Kangwansurakrai (horn)
Chaiyaphat Prempree (percussion)
Varissara Tanakom (violin)
Pinpinut Sribumrungkiat (violin)
Phasin Taesuwan (double bass)
Sanook Boonpan (flute)
Musicians affiliate with Mahidol University and Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music (PGVIM)