Basses

Piyawat Panthana (Nui)

Maestro Piyawat graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Music (First Class Honors), majoring in Music at Payap University, Chiang Mai. In singing he reached level 7 from the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music (First Class Honors). He was trained at the Mee Fah Conservatory for Music and Singing with Tim Johnson and took part in choir master training in the Philippines.

Teaching and professional experience

  • Vocal teacher, Voice Studio Institute, Chiang Mai, for 5 years
  • Vocal teacher at the Mee Fah Music School for 8 years
  • Singing teacher at Assumption College, Thonburi
  • Specialist teacher for audio lessons, Faculty of Fine Arts, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University
  • Instructor training in choir singing techniques for schools across the country.
  • Choral singing science of the Montfort School, primary level, Chiengmai, in order to compete and win international awards.
  • Lead singer of the Metropolitan Opera in Bangkok at the annual concerts and operas since 2005.
  • Since 2006 assistant to the music director and vocal coach of The Bangkok Voices.
  • Grammy Vocal Studio vocal teacher from the GMM Grammy Artist Development Institute

Acting experience

  • Leading role in numerous operas that are shown in the Thailand Cultural Center, i.e.
    • Kilian and Ermit in the opera "Der Freischütz" composed by Carl Maria von Weber.
    • Figaro in the opera "Die Hochzeit von Figaro" composed by W.A. Mozart
    • Dr. Falke in thew opera "Die Fledermaus" composed by Johann Strauss
    • Caspar in the opera "Der Freischütz" composed by Carl Maria von Weber
    • Selected by the College of Music at Mahidol University for the role of the bird "Dodo" in the Thai opera "The Story of the Long-Gone Animals " for the premiere with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Sings in the bass section and is one of the pioneers of the Bangkok Voices
    • Solo singer of Thai hits in the music show "Music, Poet, Art", broadcast on the Thai TV station (Thai PBS)
  • Accompanying choir singer in the Clash Army concert at the Interstadium Hua Mak
  • Singer of the commercial song for Mama Instant Noodles
  • Singer of the theme song and actor in the B-Quik advertisement

Prizes for participating in building the Bangkok Voices' fame

  • Silver medal in the Gospel and Spiritual category and bronze medal in Contemporary at the World Choir Games in Xiamen, People's Republic of China
  • Gold medal in the Mixed Chamber Choir and silver medal in the Gospel and Spirituals category in the Asian Choir Games competition in Indonesia
  • 2 gold medals in the Mixed Chamber Choir and Gospel and Spirituals category at the Pattaya Grand Prix 2009 Chorus Competition, Pattaya
  • 2 gold medals at the Xinghai Prize International Choir Championships in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China
  • Platinum award and winner of the pop music category at the Xinghai Prize International Choir Championships in Guangzhou, China

Rungtum Kiatsrichart (Teur)

Maestro Rungtham started singing at the age of 4. After completing his studies at the Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, he sang with the choir of the Maitrijit Church and the Bangkok Children's Choir. Later he studied for a master in church music in England. One of the pioneers of the Bangkok Voices, and alternately responsible for baritone and bass, he is also active as a solo singer in numerous songs.

Maestro Rungtham is currently not only an architect, overseeing the construction of real estate projects, but also music director of the Maitrijit Youth Choir Church. In addition to giving private singing classes, he was recently invited to be director of the "Bangkok United Choir".

Bhudis Kanjanapusakij (Boss)

Bhudis has a Bachelor of Education. (First Class Honors) from Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Education, Department of Art, Music and Dance Studies, international singing. His cumulative grade point average of 3.76 enabled him to participate in the National Outstanding Artistic Student Program in 2009.

Bhudis's fascination with singing started in childhood and he was member of the school choir and other choirs, including the Thai Youth Choir, the Chulalongkorn University Concert Choir and now The Bangkok Voices. He started taking classical singing seriously with Maestro Banphot Pueng Pho, Giovanni Abuzo Sornito and Ajarn Wewan Thonchai.

He has experience as a singing teacher at the New Frontier Music Academy, as vocal coach for the CU band singers, the SPU choir, the SWS youth choir and the Chorus Club, as a singer in the singing and dance club of the Horwang school and as a former teacher for General Singing and Choral Singing at the Patravadi School in Hua Hin.

Apart from singing, Bhudis is also interested in acting. He has written a textbook to develop the skills to transmit emotions and music for international singing, using the teaching methods of Dr. Patravadi Meechuthon (Khru Lek). In 2013 he appeared in the drama "Wiwa Phra Samut" directed by Patravadi Meechuthon and conductor Anand Nakkong.

Bhudis is currently studying for a master's degree at the Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University.

Sukanut Posrisook (Dear)

Maestro Sukanat began his choral career as a member of the Thammasat University Chorus under the direction of Asst. Prof. Dr. Trat and had the opportunity in 2007 to join the Bangkok Voices Choir as a bass singer.

Over the past 10 years, The Bangkok Voices has given him the opportunity to take part in numerous international competitions, including the 1st Asian Choir Games in Jakarta, the 1st Xinghai Prize International Choir Championship in Guangzhou, China, the 1st Andrea O. Veneracion International Choral Festival in Manila, and the 4th Vietnam International Choral Festival and Competition, etc.

As one of Thailand's representatives and 11 competitors from the ASEAN region and South Korea, he was selected to join the Asian Youth Choir for One Choir to attend a training camp and perform at the KBS Hall concert in Seoul, directed by Eui-Joong Yoon. He was selected to participate in the Indonesian Youth Choir and to attend training camps and concerts in Indonesia in 2015 to mark the opening and closing ceremonies of the Bali International Choral Festival and Competition under the direction of Mark Anthony Carpio and Dr. Hak Won Yoon.

Sukanat is a graduate of the Thammasat University's Faculty of Social Work. Aiming at collecting experience in view of participating in domestic and international competitions, he is currently a choir teacher at a high school and coach for various choirs.

Jakkrit Saengpisit (Jigky)

Jakkrit came into contact with choir singing - which had so far been of little interest to him - at a "welcome ceremony for new friends" of the Thammasat University in 2007. This participation prompted him to apply for participation in the TU Chorus, where he began to learn choral singing seriously.

By regularly rehearsing, he gained experience from his participation as a bass member to a choir conductor. In 2009 he was selected as a member of the Thai Youth Choir (TYC). He also had the opportunity to practice in the tenor section and was able to continuously develop his singing skills so that he could participate in the 2010 World Choir Game 2010 in Shaoxing, China. This was his first international choir competition, after the return of which he sang again in the bass section.

After graduating from university, Jakkrit was won over by the older members of the TU Chorus, who were already members of the Bangkok Voices, as a member of this choir. Joining The Bangkok Voices has given him a lot of new experiences. He had the opportunity to participate in international choir competitions in China, Vietnam, Taiwan and the Philippines and was selected as a Thai singer to participate in the Asian Youth Choir (AYCO) choir in 2014 in South Korea, with participants from more than 10 countries. Together with members from Bali, Indonesia, he was also selected in 2015 to join the Indonesian youth choir.

Jakkrit graduated from the Faculty of Engineering, Thammasat University, with a bachelor's degree. He is currently pursuing an independent profession. Being a person who has music in the heart, he is an example of someone who can sing without ever having studied at a music faculty.

Wiroon Phakdeewisetkul (Toon)

Maestro Wiroon started singing at the age of 9 and studied at the College of Dramatic Arts (Salaya) in the field of International Music Arts with singing teachers renowned in Thailand until completing his bachelor's degree at the Bunditpatanasilpa Institute, Faculty of Music Education, International Music Art.

In order to gain experience, he took part in school training and participated in various school events, including at choir competitions for various festivals. From 2007-2012 Wirun was a member of the Thai Youth Choir and is currently singing with the Bangkok Voices.

He is currently a music teacher at the Rattanathibet School.

Tarin Unaphumnag (Lib)

Tarin joined the brass band after he was a student in the first grade of middle school. He played baritone marching and euphonium in a number of national brass band competitions. In 2004 he had the opportunity to become a member of Siamyh Drum and Bugle Corps, the first DrumCorps band in Thailand, which represents a gathering of students from all over the country. Until 2011 he was a member, trainer and employee of the band. While earning a master’s degree in Australia, he became a member of the Whitehorse Band which gave concerts in Melbourne.

Tarin acquired his choral experience through membership in the Siam Harmony Band, with Mr. Jose L. Librodo and Teacher Manit as conductors. In 2017 he had the opportunity to become a member of The Bangkok Voices, where he sings in the bass section.