Mohammad Faizal is the Band Director of Yishun Primary Concert Band, Yuying Secondary School Concert Band and Pasir Ris Secondary School Concert Band. Along the way, he has also conducted and tutored a number of Combined Primary School Band Camps organized by Co-Curricular Activities Branch, Ministry of Education and Youth Band Festival organized by Wind Band Association Singapore.
Besides graduating with a Specialist Diploma In Band Directing (Merit) from the National Institute of Education – Nanyang Technological University, he also holds a certificate in Professional Development Course for Band Director from La SALLE-SIA College of the Arts in collaboration with Ministry Of Education, certificate in Brass Band Instructor Training and qualifications from The Associated Board of The Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM). He has also attended several conducting courses and masterclasses with internationally acclaimed conductors like; Mr Douglas Bostock (England), Mr. Hardy Mertens (Netherlands), Prof. Shuichi Komiyama (Japan), AP Ho Hwee Long (Singapore) and Mr. Mitsuo Nonami (Japan).
He performs on the trumpet, bass guitar and percussion. He has performed in many local band concerts and overseas too. He has also participated in the World Music Contest in Kerkrade, the Netherlands with the Singapore Wind Symphony Percussion Ensemble.
He has been a member of EXCO for Band Directors’ Association Singapore (2002-2015) and the former president (2013-2015). As a musician, he has performed with Singapore Wind Symphony, NIE Symphonic Band, Teacher’s Band and Orkestra Melayu Singapura (OMS, People’s Association).
He is a member of Band Directors’ Association (Singapore), World Association Symphonic Band And Ensemble (WASBE) and International Trumpet Guild (ITG).