About HitmakerTM

Hitmaker is an advanced teaching methodology in contemporary music learning. The Academy advocates Learning Under Pressure which comprises Practical Application, Real-Time & Real Life Experience-Based Learning with experts across the Globe via our Global Experience Workshops (GEX). Our faculty members are renowned GRAMMY award-winning creative industry experts all over the world. 

The Founders

Chang Hong

Chang Hong

Co-Founder & COO

graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in Clarinet in 2007 and achieved the Dean‘s List at YST. She pursued further as a postgraduate and attained a Master’s Degree in Clarinet Performance. She has performed with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and is a member of Singapore Lyric Opera.

Jeff Miyahara

Jeff Miyahara

Co-Founder & CCO

is a Japanese-Korean record producer and songwriter raised in Los Angeles, today based in Tokyo, Japan. He has worked with many Japanese artists such as JUJU, Kana Nishino, Namie Amuro, TVXQ, Weather Girls, as well as international artists like Boyz II Men, Girls’ Generation, and Timbaland. He was awarded several Gold Disc Awards by the Recording Industry Association of Japan in 2005, 2008, 2009, and was titled Nikkei Entertainment’s “Hitmaker of the Year” in 2010. He has sold over 40 million units to date.

The Team

Wang Huan

Wang Huan

Consultant & CIO

Huan is the Co-founder and CEO of 青青 Green Camp: The Summer & Winter Theme Camp. He is the Representative of China’s Government Unit for the China Camp Education Alliance. Huan graduated Bachelor Degree at Tsinghua University and obtained Masters and PhD from the Technology University of Munich

Eric Wong

Eric Wong

Partner & Programme Lead (Global)

Eric Wong is the Creative Director of United Records Productions (URP), which he co-founded with his wife Careen Tham. With knowledge from both the classical and contemporary realms of music, coupled with an acute ear for musical finesse, he currently oversees all music and video productions at URP. He has a deep passion for film production and has directed and produced several music videos and short films. Eric graduated with a degree in Psychology at SIM University in Singapore. 

Fu Xin

Fu Xin

Academic Director (China)

As a composer and pianist, Fu Xin graduated with a master’s degree from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. Her accomplishments and contributions in composition, piano performance, accompaniment, music theory, harmony, music, and polyphony has her employed as an art tutor by the Folk Music Department of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and was invited to perform in Norway by DAILY NEWS. Fun Xin was commissioned by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra for various chamber music work. She is currently active in music education scene in China and was appointed as a teacher’s trainer for the Yamaha Music Schools for her excellent knowledge in teaching pedagogy.

 

Our Blended Learning Educational Concept

The Hitmaker Blended Learning Concept combines conventional education classroom-based learning with contemporary techniques through the integration of intensive GEX workshops and online learning. Hitmaker offers learning thought real-life practical experience with our qualified and highly experienced award-winning lecturers. 

The J-POP

Award Winning Faculty Member

Our faculty members from the J-POP Music Group is an accomplished international complete music production & publishing company. Our worldwide network of talented songwriters and producers to the latest breakthrough projects and artists, and have their music exposed globally. With more than 15 years in the music business: 100 albums, 130 singles, and a multitude of chart-topping hits have added up to over 30,000,000 units sold. 

Our Values

We strictly emphasise on the creation of value in our culture and development of characteristics in our organisation and people

Holistic

We emphasise holistic development in our people and student. Our culture advocate diversity and interconnecticity. 

Innovative

Creativity is the key to our success. We advocate innovative approach in facing our daily challenges.

Tranquillity

We response to challenges with tranquillity. “No Pain No Gain” mentality

Our Unique Proposition

Quality value-added educational Services

Practical-Based Learning

Real Time Experiential Learning

Real Life Experience-Based Learning

Global Experience

Award Winning Lecturer

Intensive Learning Experience

Flexible Learn At Your Own Pace

Our Partners & Sponsors

Stanfort Academy

Stanfort is registered with the Ministry of Education (Singapore) since 1987 to provide Business Management, Accountancy, Hotel & Tourism, IT, Language and ACCA courses to students.  At Stanfort, our programs are designed for students from Singapore and international students, and are registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE). 

Stanfort Faculty of Music

Hitmaker Global Academy is the faculty of music at Stanfort Academy. 

DIME Online

DIME ONLINE offers a unique music education experience for committed musicians and enterprising individuals who wish to excel in the professional music industry and want the freedom to choose where and when to study. Innovative content and superb online resources are supported by a team of professional musicians and industry experts who have worked hard to develop and maintain a position at the forefront of the music scene. Hitmaker and DIME are partners for the Global Experience Initiation Programme online. 

J-Pop

J-POP Music Group is an accomplished international complete music production & publishing company. From the song-writing process to adding the final touches at the mastering studio, J-POP Music Group meticulously communicates with its creative team to carefully sculpt and deliver chart-topping hit after hit.

United Records

United Records is a comprehensive Music Production Studio providing studio recording, mixing & mastering, audio post, live sound and music production solutions to musicians, artists, filmmakers, video production houses and media content providers. The company has its own record label to manage and develop home-grown artists.

Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music

Founded in 2003, YST has quickly established a reputation as Asia’s most exciting international conservatory and one of the world’s most distinctive. Keenly focused on nurturing identity as a driver for excellence, we are primarily an undergraduate institution, offering full financial support for all our 220 BMus students with support from the Yong Loo Lin Trust and other donors. Alongside our BMus programme in instrumental performance, voice, composition and Audio Arts & Sciences, our new majors in Music & Society and Music, Collaboration & Production offer ever-more ways to engage aspirant professional musicians in full-time study.

Academy of Music & Performing Arts

The Academy of Music And Performing Arts (AMPA) is one of Australia’s leading tertiary providers of performing arts education.

Educating and inspiring young artists for over 20 years, AMPA remains committed to providing the highest quality in undergraduate and postgraduate degrees focussing on the performing arts, including contemporary, jazz and classical music, dance performance (modern, ballet, jazz, contemporary and hip hop), music theatre, composition/music production and arts management.

 

Universal Business School Sydney

UBSS is registered as a higher education provider in Australia by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).  UBSS’ courses are listed on the TEQSA Register of approved courses and providers (under Group Colleges Australia, its parent company).

Raffles Yacht Group

Raffles Yacht Pte Ltd is involved in a full spectrum of end to end marine and yachting solutions. Strengthened by an extensive network of key contacts and brands within the yachting industry, we are the ideal one stop solution to our customer’s specific requirements and needs.

The International Seakeepers Society

The International SeaKeepers Society supports marine science and conservation by utilizing privately owned yachts as platforms for oceanographic research, educational outreach, and marine conservation. Our efforts eliminate vessel costs and permit scientists to allocate those funds to maximize research potential.

Jazz Association Singapore

Established in September 2016, the Jazz Association (Singapore), also known as JASS, is the inspiration and passion of musician and music educator Jeremy Monteiro, Singapore’s “King of Swing.” In March 2017, we were accorded charity status in Singapore. Subsequently, JASS was approved as an Institution of a Public Character (IPC) from 23 November 2018 to 22 May 2021. 

RSL

Awarding the Contemporary Arts

RSL was founded on an ethos to provide innovative, contemporary qualifications for music and the arts. Being at the forefront of the industry for over 25 years, our operations include Rockschool Graded Music Exams, Professional Diplomas, Vocational Qualifications (VQ’s) and Performance Arts Awards (PAA).

We pride ourselves on delivering the most academically rigorous, industry-relevant qualifications designed to support aspiring artists, educators and teaching establishments – wherever they may be.

ROK Japan

WE’VE GOT THE BRANDS, YOU’VE GOT THE NETWORK.  LET’S ROK.

Tribalogy Studio

Even before you give us the green light on your video, our creative team would have researched your company, your industry and your story, to conceptualise a storyboard that is not only able to narrate your brand promise, but to leave a lasting impression. Once we got the go sign on the story board, we will then source for the high-impact venues, high-quality equipment and high-calibre teams to bring the concepts to live. Every step of the way, we include you in the process, because let’s face it, the video is about you. And finally, it’s time to sit back, press play, and tell your story to the whole world.